Dori Hillestad Butler
Chapter Book Author
Dori Hillestad Butler is the author of more than 60 books for young readers. Her Buddy Files #1: Case of the Lost Boy won a 2011 Edgar award for Best Juvenile Mystery, books in her King & Kayla series were named Theodor Seuss Geisel Honorees in 2018 and 2019, and Trading Places with Tank Talbott won the Black-Eyed Susan (Maryland) award in 2007. Her books have also appeared on ALSC Notable, Bank Street College Best Book of the Year, Junior Library Guild, CCBC Choice, and Booklist Editor’s Choice lists, as well as more than 20 state award lists.