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Top 101 Authors


This comprehensive compendium profiles some of the most important, prolific, and influential authors in history. Readers will gain a greater understanding of figures they may already know and be introduced to those with whom they may be unfamiliar. The list is composed of a mix of writers from all different backgrounds and time periods, perfect for students of literature. This book follows the core standards in that it analyzes multiple authors and allows readers to compare and contrast their ideas. It also gives a sense of the canon in the context of history and society.

Series: People You Should Know II

Interest Level: Grades 7-12

Guided Reading Level:  Z

Lexile Level: 1130

ISBN: 9781680484946 (E-book)

Copyright: ©2017

Pages:  184

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