Here are some helpful websites if you are interested in writing children’s literature. Your local library is your best advocate! The American Library Association
Writer’s whose work I admire (in no particular order)
Laurie Halse Anderson Katherine Patterson
Carolyn Mackler E. Lockhart Sarah Ockler
Jenny Moss Ellen Hopkins Cynthia Leitich Smith
Isabel Allende Wally Lamb Yann Martel
Anne Lamont (ALWAYS!) John Green (My literary boyfriend)
Maggie Stiefvater Suzanne Collins Jenna Blum Gabrielle Zevin
Bettina is a member of the class of 2k11—a group of debut YA and MG authors who are super cool.
Carrie Harris Julia Karr Carole Estby Dagg Christine Mandeleski
Kiki Hamilton Gae Polisner Alissa Grosso Amy Fellner Dominy
Angie Smibert Tess Hilmo Sheila O’Connor
Trinity Faegan Geoff Herbach – Good ole nacho.
Megan Bostic and Caroline Starr Rose of 2k12