1 - Kenneth Oppel - August 31, 1967
3 - Aliki - September 3, 1929
5 - Tomie dePaola - September 5, 1934
5 - Paul Fleischman - September 5, 1952
6 - Tony DiTerlizzi’s Birthday (b. 1969) - About the Author
8 - Jon Scieszka’s Birthday (b. 1954) - About the Author
8 - Jack Prelutsky’s Birthday (b. 1940) - About the Author
13 - Roald Dahl’s Birthday (b. 1916) - (d. November 23, 1990) About the Author
13 - Mildred D. Taylor’s Birthday (b. 1943) - About the Author
15 - Tomie dePaola’s Birthday (b. 1934) - About the Author
17 - Gail Carson Levine - September 17, 1947
22 - First Day of Autumn
25 - Shel Silverstein’s Birthday (b. 1930) - (d. May 10, 1999) - About the Author
29 - Stan Berenstain - September 29, 1923
30 - Laura Esquivel’s Birthday (b. 1950) - About the Author
October
National Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 - October 15)
Teen Read Week
5 - Clive Barker - October 5, 1952
7 - Sherman Alexie’s Birthday (b. 1966) - About the Author
8 - Faith Ringgoold’s Birthday (b. 1930) - About the Author
8 - R.L. Stein - October 8, 1943
16 - National Book Award Finalists Announced
14 - Lois Lenski’s Birthday (b. 1893) - (d. 1974) - About the Author
18 - Shel Silverstein - October 18, 1932
19 - Philip Pullman - October 19, 1946
20 - Nikki Grimes - October 20, 1950
23 - Laurie Halse Anderson - October 23, 1961
29 - Internet Created Anniversary (c. 1969)
31 - Katherine Paterson’s Birthday (b. 1932) - About the Author
31 - Halloween
November
10 - Neil Gaiman’s Birthday (b. 1964) - About the Author
11 - Remembrance Day
12 - Kevin Henkes’ Birthday (b. 1960) - About the Author
13 - Robert Louis Stevenson - November 13, 1850
17 - Christopher Paolini’s Birthday (b. 1983) - About the Author
19 - National Education Support Professionals Day
25 - P.D. Eastman’s Birthday (b. 1909) - (d. January 7, 1986) - About the Author
29 - Louisa May Alcott - November 29, 1832
29 - Madeleine L'Engle - November 29, 1918
29 - C. S. Lewis - November 29, 1898
30 - Mark Twain - November 30, 1835
December
7 - National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day (Dec. 7, 1941)
10 - Mercer Mayer’s Birthday (b. 1943) - About the Author
13 - Tamora Pierce - December 13, 1954
16 - E B Lewis’ Birthday (Earl Bradley Lewis) (b. 1956) - About the Author
23 - Avi’s Birthday (Edward Irving Wortis) (b. 1937) - About the Author
24 - Juan Ramón Jiménez’s Birthday (b. 1881) - (d. May 29, 1958) - About the Author
25 - Pam Muñoz Ryan’s Birthday (b. 1951) - About the Author
30 - Rudyard Kipling - December 30, 1865
31 - New Year's Eve