Popular Authors

  • Marc Brown – Arthur books, in both picture book and chapter book format
  • Barbara Park – Junie B. Jones books
  • Gary Paulsen – adventure and coming of age stories with boys as the protagonist
    Hatchet series
  • Margaret Paterson Haddix – several intriguing titles for grade school and young adult readers, including the Among the Hidden series
  • Patricia Polacco – heart-warming, gentle stories based on the author’s family and their experiences
  • Eric Carle – author of many interactive picture books for young children, including the ever popular, The Very Hungry Caterpillar
  • Brian Jacques – author of the fantasy series, Redwall, featuring an array of woodland creatures in a struggle for justice and freedom

Popular Series

  • I Spy Books by Walter Wick
  • A Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snicket
  • Captain Underpants by Dav Pilkey
  • Pendragon by D. J. MacHale
  • Bailey School Kids by Patricia Giff
  • Guardians of Ga’Hoole by Kathryn Lasky
  • Kim Possible
  • Magic Tree House by Mary Pope Osborne
  • Pokemon
  • Scooby-Doo
  • Star Wars
  • Winnie the Horse Gentler – Dandi Daley Mackall
  • Katie Kazoo, Switcheroo, by Nancy E. Krulik