Jane Yolen

Called the Hans Christian Andersen of American, Jane Yolen is an author of children's books, fantasy, and science fiction.


Armageddon Summer
Briar Rose
Children of the Wolf
Devil's Arithmetic
Dragon's Boy
Gift of Sarah Barker
One-Armed Queen
Sister Light, Sister Dark
Stone Silenus
Sword of the Rightful King
Transfigured Hart
Trust a City Kid
White Jenna

Pit Dragon Trilogy

Dragon's Blood
Heart's Blood
Sending of Dragons

Stuart Quartet

(with Robert J Harris)
Girl in a Cage
Queen's Own Fool
Prince Across the Water


(Her website has a very comprehensive biography.)
Born 11 February 1939 in New York City at Beth Israel Hospital.
Older of two — has one brother.
Married David W. Stemple (died 2006) in 1962. Has 3 children and 6 grandchildren. Lives in western Massachusetts.
Has written over 280 books.
Great friends with Bruce Coville.

General Awards

Offsite Pages

Jane Yolen official website

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