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Jane Yolen is an author of children's books, fantasy, and science fiction, including Owl Moon, Devil's Arithmetic, and How do Dinosaurs Say Goodnight? She is also a poet, a teacher of writing and literature, and a reviewer of children's literature. She has been called the Hans Christian Andersen of America and the Aesop of the twentieth century. Jane Yolen's books and stories have won the Caldecott Medal, two Nebula Awards, two Christopher Medals, the World Fantasy Award, three Mythopoeic Fantasy Awards, the Golden Kite Award, the Jewish Book Award, and the Association of Jewish Libraries Award. This web book presents information about her over two hundred books for children. It also contains essays, poems, answers to frequently asked questions, a brief biography, her travel schedule, and links to resources for teachers and writers. It is intended for children, teachers, writers, storytellers, and lovers of children's literature.

Winner of the 2009 World Fantasy Awards Lifetime achievement award.

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Books (Sort by Title)[18 books listed]
 Misc VolumeYearRating
 Sword of the Rightful Kingn/a200310/10

 Books of Great Alta VolumeYearRating
 Sister Light, Sister Dark120028/10
 White Jenna220049/10
 One-Armed Queen32004n/a

 Misc VolumeYearRating
 The Devil's Arithmeticn/a199010/10
 Armaggedon Summer with Bruce Covillen/a19997/10
 Wizard's Halln/a1999n/a
 Pay the Piper: A Rock and Roll Fairy Tale with Adam Stemplen/a20057/10
 Girl in a Cage with Robert Harrisn/a2007n/a

 Tartan Magic Series VolumeYearRating
 The Wizard's Map12002n/a
 The Pictish Child22002n/a
 The Bagpiper's Ghost32003n/a

 The Pit Dragon Trillogy VolumeYearRating
 Dragon's Blood119968/10
 Heart's Blood2199610/10
 A Sending of Dragons319977/10

 The Young Merlin Trilogy VolumeYearRating
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