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Joy Dennis' LibGuide: Get Creative

A Guide for High School Students to Engage in and Enjoy Leisure Reading

Try an Author Study or Illustrator Study!

Another way to enrich your leisure reading is by doing personal creative projects such as an author study or an illustrator study. Read on to learn more!

What is an Author or Illustrator Study?

An Author Study researches the life and work of a children's or young adult book author or illustrator.

This guide suggests strategies and resources to help complete this project.

Resources can be found in the Curriculum Materials Center, as well as throughout the Library, or online. Click on the next tab for Online Resources.

Books about Authors and Illustrators

Here's a few of the Library's biographical works on various children's authors and illustrators.