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General Membership

The membership of USBBY includes authors and illustrators, publishers and editors, critics and translators, booksellers, social workers, teachers, university professors and students, librarians and parents. A diverse group, USBBY members join together to celebrate and promote international literature for children and young adults. Join USBBY now.

We welcome your participation in our volunteer work. Please indicate on your membership form whether you´d like to volunteer your time and expertise to one of our committees. For more information, please look over the opportunities listed on our Committee Volunteer Form.

USBBY Author and Illustrator Members

Many distinguished authors and illustrators are members of USBBY; a short list follows. Each month a USBBY author or illustrator is featured on our website in a short article. Current and past articles are available for downloading to share with patrons and students.

Alma Flor Ada
Joseph Bruchac
Ashley Bryan
Stephanie Calmenson
Angelica Carpenter
Michael Cart
Margaret Chang
Andrea Cheng (featured author)
Susan Cooper
John Coy
Chris Crowe
Julie Cummins
Pegi Deitz
David Diaz
Margarita Engle
Karen English
Kathryn Erskine
Terry Farish
James Giblin
Paula Fox Greenberg
Frances Hardinge
Karen Hesse
Janet Hickman
Anna Grossnickle Hines
Dianne "Dinah" Johnson
Molly Jones
Lucine Kasbarian
Christina Kessler
Jane Kurtz
Carolyn Lehman
Cynthia Lord
Margaret Read MacDonald (featured author)
Maryann MacDonald
Gregory Maguire
Leonard Marcus (featured author)
Elsa Marston
Karen McCoy
Richard Mickelson
Claudia Mills
Brian Monaghan
Pat Mora
Judi Moreillon
Stuart Murphy
Naomi Shihab Nye
Katherine Paterson (featured author)
Susan Patron
Mitali Perkins
Rodman Philbrick
Anne Pellowski
Vladimir Radunsky
Trent Ready
Pam Munoz Ryan
Joan Sandin
Meghan Sayres
Mike Sayres
Joan Schoettler
Monika Schröder
Eliot Schrefer
Dieter and Ingrid Schubert
Ruta Sepetys
Margaret "Peggy" Shea
Peter Sis
Shea Jordan Sonnenblick
Suzanne Fisher Staples (featured author)
John Stewig (featured author)
Ruth Stotter
Sabaa Tahir
Padma Venkatraman
Elizabeth Wein
M. Jerry Weiss (featured author)
David Wiesner

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