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Where do your interests lie? From mystery and humor to poetry and science fiction, Ohio authors can fulfill your wish for adventure, humor, satire and drama. Check out the list to find a topic you like and click on the author's name for a list of their work. Now - read!

Children

Young Adults

Adults

Fiction
General Fiction
Poetry
Fantasy
Folk Tales
Mystery

Nonfiction
General Nonfiction
Biography

Fiction
General Fiction
Fantasy
Horror
Science Fiction
Mystery

Fiction
General Fiction
Poetry
Fantasy
Historical Fiction
Folk Tales
Humor
Lyrics to Musicals
Mystery
Plays
Satire
Science Fiction
Short Stories
Reality Based Fiction
Television/Film
Western

Nonfiction
General Nonfiction
Biography
Criticism
Diaries
Essays
Journals

Children's Fiction

General Fiction
Natalie Babbitt
Sharon Creech
Jane Louise Curry
Tracey Dils
Lynda Durrant (author/illustrator)
Virginia Hamilton
Janet Hickman
Angela Johnson
Lois Lenski (author/illustrator)
Robert McCloskey (author/illustrator)
Mary Oliver (author/illustrator)
Dav Pilkey (author/illustrator)
Cynthia Rylant

Poetry
Cynthia Rylant

Fantasy
Jane Louise Curry
Virginia Hamilton

Folk Tales
Jane Louise Curry

Mystery
Jane Louise Curry
Virginia Hamilton
R.L. Stine

Children's Nonfiction

General Nonfiction
Cynthia Rylant

Biography
Virginia Hamilton

Young Adult Fiction

General Fiction
Sharon Creech
Sharon Draper
James Cross Giblin
Margaret Peterson Haddix
Virginia Hamilton
H. M. Hoover
Angela Johnson
Carolyn Keene (Mildred Wirt Benson)
Andre Norton

Fantasy
H. M. Hoover
Andre Norton

Horror
H. M. Hoover

Science Fiction
Andre Norton

Mystery
Carolyn Keene

Adult Fiction

General Fiction
Sherwood Anderson
Thomas Berger
Ambrose Bierce
Louis Bromfield
Charles Waddell Chesnutt
Suzanne Clauser
Paul Laurence Dunbar
Allan W. Eckert
Herbert Gold
Zane Grey
Craig Holden
Langston Hughes
John Jakes
Daniel Keyes
Fletcher Knebel
Toni Morrison
Dawn Powell
Conrad Richter
Helen Hooven Santmyer
Jack Schaefer
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Mildred Taylor
Mark Winegardner

Poetry
Arnold Adoff
Ambrose Bierce
Hart Crane
Christine Delea
Rita Dove
Paul Laurence Dunbar
Allan W. Eckert
Nikki Giovanni
William Greenway
Richard Howard
Langston Hughes
Angela Johnson
Ron McFarland
Ann E. Michael
Mary Oliver
John Crowe Ransom
James Wright

Fantasy
Jane Louise Curry
Andre Norton

Historical Fiction
Allan W. Eckert
John Jakes
Conrad Richter
Mildred Taylor

Folk Tales
Charles Waddell Chesnutt

Humor
Erma Bombeck
James Thurber

Lyrics to Musicals
Paul Laurence Dunbar
John Jakes
Jerome Lawrence

Mystery
Earl Derr Biggers

Plays
Russell M. Crouse
Paul Laurence Dunbar
Allan W. Eckert
Langston Hughes
Jerome Lawrence
Robert E. Lee
Toni Morrison
Dawn Powell
Rod Serling

Satire
Dawn Powell

Science Fiction
Louis McMaster Bujold
Andre Norton
Roger Zelazny

Short Stories
Sherwood Anderson
Charles Waddell Chesnutt
Paul Laurence Dunbar
Harlan Ellison
O. Henry (William Sidney Porter)
William Dean Howells
Langston Hughes
John Jakes
Jack Schaefer

Reality Based Fiction
Allan W. Eckert
Craig Holden

Television/Film
Suzanne Clauser
Allan W. Eckert
Harlan Ellison
Rod Serling

Western
Allan W. Eckert
Zane Grey

Adult Nonfiction

General Nonfiction
Virginia Hamilton
Harriet Beecher Stowe

Biography
Virginia Hamilton

Criticism
William Dean Howells
Dawn Powell
John Crowe Ransom

Diaries
Dawn Powell

Essays
Charles Waddell Chesnutt
Paul Laurence Dunbar
Nikki Giovanni
William Dean Howells

Journals
Paul Laurence Dunbar

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