Test your knowledge of these famous children's writers.
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Which one of Maryland native Jason Reynolds’s books was a finalist for the National Book Award?
"As Brave As You"
"When I Was the Greatest"
"All American Boys"
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Dr. Seuss was not only an author, but also a cartoonist. He wrote almost 60 books in his lifetime. What is the first book he wrote?
"The Cat in the Hat"
"And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street"
"Oh the Places You'll Go"
"One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish"
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True or False? Beverly Cleary was a librarian before she became a writer.
Before writing such famous books as "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" and "James and the Giant Peach," what did Roald Dahl do for a living?
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Which of these titles does not belong to R.L. Stine
"The Haunted Mask"
"The Beast From the East"
"Behind the Attic Wall"
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Who wrote “Before the Ever After” and won the 2021 Coretta Scott King Book Awards author award for it?
Which author, who wrote “Finding Junie Kim,” is also a co-founder of the nonprofit We Need Diverse Books -- which advocates for changes in the publishing industry to make it more reflective of all children.
Matt de la Peña
Linda Sue Park
Shel Silverstein is known for his work as a poet but did you know he was also a songwriter? Which famous singer recorded one of Silverstein’s songs?
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Where did Rick Riordan get the idea for the Percy Jackson series?
From his son who liked to hear stories about Greek mythology
While on vacation in Greece, a museum tour guide taught him about the Greek gods
His has Greek roots and learned about the gods and goddesses from his grandparents
None of the above
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Kwame Alexander won the Newbery Medal in 2015. Which book did he win it for?