Kimberly Brubaker Bradley (born Fort Wayne, Tennessee, 1967) writes books for children. She earned a 2016 Newbery Honor Award for The War that Saved My Life. Children can learn more at: Kimberly Brubaker Bradley.
Betty Cavanna (born Camden, New Jersey, 1901; died Vezelay, France, August 13, 2001) wrote books for young adults. Her works include Paintbox Summer and Spice Island Mystery. Children can learn more at: Betty Cavanna.
Kathryn Lasky (born Indianapolis, Indiana, 1944) has written at least 100 books for children and young adults. She wrote the Royal Diaries series and the Dear America series. A Night Journey received the 1981 Sydney Taylor Book Award for older readers. Sugaring Time was a 1984 Newbery Honor Book. Children could visit her website at: Kathryn Lasky.
Jean Marzollo (born Manchester, Connecticut, 1942; died Cold Spring, New York, April 10, 2018) wrote at least 100 books for children. Her books include the I Spy series. Children could visit her website at: Jean Marzollo.
Ellison Onizuka (born Kealakekua, Kona, Hawaii, 1946; died in the Challenger disintegration, January 28, 1986) was an aerospace engineer aboard the Challenger.