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Deborah Abbott Barbara Abercrombie Diane Ackerman Mary Jo Adamson
Renie Breskin Adams Carol Madden Adorjan Gladys Lucy Adshead Gladys Lucy Adshead
Tracy Ahrens Kylie Akia Jacqueline Alcantara Dorothy Keeley Aldis
Carolyn Alessio Richard D. Alexander David Algrim Jennifer Allison
John Robert Allman Frances Altman Amy Alznauer Mary Amato
Beth Anderson Leone Castell Anderson Max Elliot Anderson Mike Anderson
Joan Walsh Anglund Pamela Anzalotti Necia Halpern Apfel Katherine A Applegate
Pauline Ariel Carolyn Armstrong Thomas M. Armstrong June Morris Arnold
June Morris Arnold Deb Aronson Deb Aronson Dr. Elana Ashley
Jabari Asim Florence Atwater Richard Tupper Atwater Jean Marie Auel
Jane Aumann Jim Aylesworth Ernst Bacon Jean Lenore Baker
Margo Lynn Balinski Blue Balliett Armand Baltazar Art Baltazar
Laura Bannon Cheryl Bardoe Tamara Barker Kathi Baron
Jerry Barrett William Eleazar Barton Elizabeth Bates Teresa Battisti-Cole
Marion Dane Bauer Lyman Frank Baum Clara Kern Bayliss Gloria Beanblossom
Susan Bearman Andrea Beaty Leah Beck Andy Behrens
Karen Magnuson Beil Barbara Belford Karen Ann Bellamy Gina Bellisario
Natalia Maree Belting Sandra Belton James W. Bennet James W. Bennet
Donna I. Bennett Danual Berkley Drew Bialko Raymond Bial
Chari Yast Binstadt Chari Yast Binstadt Mark Birch Betsy Bird
Susan Lynn Bishop Eleanor Taylor Bland Jean F. Blashfield Stephanie Bloom
Norman Bolotin Juliet C. Bond Arna Wendell Bontemps Sharon Shea Bossard
Kathleen Long Bostrom Kathleen Long Bostrom Ken Bradbury Ray Bradbury
Theresa Brandon Catharine G. Brandt Jennifer Ann Bremer Carol Brendler
Marlene Targ Brill Marlene Targ Brill Rainer Lothar Broekel Rainer Lothar Broekel
Nancy Steele Brokaw Nancy Steele Brokaw Jerome Brooks Jerome Brooks
Larry Broutman Barbara Elizabeth Brown Bruce Brown Dee Brown
Dee Brown Elizabeth M. Brown Fern G. Brown Fern G. Brown
Jeffrey Brown Joe Brown Tabitha Brown Tricia Brown
Vandella Brown Dave Brozman Jeff Brumbeau Robert Burleigh
Michael Burns Charles Pierce Burton Miriam Busch Gail Bush
Colt Cabana Cozbi A. Cabrera Janan Cain Norman E. Calmese
Norman E. Calmese Marie Campbell Loretta Rose Caravette Betty Carlson
Jeff Carnehl Angelica Shirley Carpenter Angelica Shirley Carpenter Dorothy Sharp Carter
Mort Castle Becky Cattie Rebecca Caudill Rebecca Caudill
Nancy J. Cavanaugh Amanda Caverzasi John O. Cech John O. Cech
Helen Jean Challand Stanley A. Changnon Michael Chatlien Eugenia Cheng
Ariana Rochelle Cherry-Shearer Victoria Chess Ida Chittum Ida Chittum
Debbi Newton Chocolate Debbi Newton Chocolate Debbi Newton Chocolate Josslyn Christmas
Rick Chrustowski Linda R. Churchill Lisa Cinelli Sandra Cisneros
Electa Clark Karla Clark Linda Hoff Clement Andrew Clements
Laurie Berry Clifford Lutricia Lois Clifton Ruth Allison Coates Esme Raji Codell
Daniel Edward Cohen Jene Barr Cohen Susan Lois Handler- Cohen Scotti Cohn
Brock Cole Brock Cole David R. Collins David R. Collins
Cherie Colyer Kandias Conda Anne Condra Elizabeth Conner
Elizabeth Conner Elizabeth Connor Fiona Cook Ilene Cooper
DJ Corchin Matthew Cordell Amelia Cotter Ruth Tietjen Councell
Ruth Tietjen Councell Lauren Cowen Judith Cox John Coyne
Bennie L. Crane Bennie L. Crane Laura Crawford Carolyn Crimi
Forrest Crissey Robert L. Crowe Robert L. Crowe David Lee Csicsko
Deborah Cummins Deborah Cummins Carlos Cumpian Robin Currie
Stacy Curtis Karen Cushman Karen Cushman Clive Cussler
James Robert Dabbert Sadie Dabney Debbie Dadey Debbie Dadey
James Dague Paige A. Dague Jarrett Dapier Sharon Darrow
Sharon Darrow Debra Daugherty Angela Davis Linda B. Davis
Marc Davis Marc Davis Mia Nic'cole Dawson Andrew Day
Larry Day Lori Degman Rey E de la Cruz Janice DelNegro
Janice DelNegro Plesant DeSpain Dori Dewey Dori Dewey
Sam DiMatteo Evette Dion Nancy Drew Nancy Drew
Dee Dee Duffy Dee Dee Duffy Karen Duncan Mary R Dunn
Mary R Dunn Julia Durango Roberta Larson Duyff Thomas J. Dygard
Richard M. Eastman Richard M. Eastman Jeff Ebbeler Andra Ebert
Morgan Ebert Emily Ecton Dave Eggers Edward Eggleston
Jonathan Eig Karl Elder Zetta Elliott Eddie Ellis
Lloyd C. Engelbrecht Elizabeth Enright Arlene Erlbach Reese Eschmann
Hazel Raquel Espinar Gabrielle Esposito Argrow Kitnequa Evans-Ford Carol J Evaul
Clothilde Ewing Scott K. Faingold Diana Falanga Kat Falls
John Thomson Faris Karin Clafford Farley Karin Clafford Farley Pamela J. Farris
Pamela J. Farris Robert Milton Fasiang Michael Fearheiley Tyler Feder
Jules Feiffer Myke Feinman Myke Feinman Brenda A. Ferber
Charles Ferry Eugene Field Beth Finke Beth Finke
Eloise Bradly Fink Eloise Bradly Fink Frank Fiorello Frank Fiorello
Ted C. Fishman Alice K. Flanagan Jay Fleck Candace Fleming
Meg Fleming Rodney Ford Sarah Glenn Fortson Flora Wallis Foss
Levi Fox Dennis Fradin Judith Bloom Fradin Tobin Fraley
Hillary Frank Kevin Franz Melissa Fraterrigo Eric E. Frisch
Richard Buckminster Fuller Eric Kahn Gale Patricia Gangas John Champlin Gardner
John Champlin Gardner Brendhan Garland Dominic Garramone Dominic Garramone
Dominic Garramone Dominic Garramone Joyce Elaine Gay Nancy Gee
Arthur Geisert Arthur Geisert Bonnie Geisert Bonnie Geisert
Lucia Cordell Getsi Gail Gibbons Gail Gibbons Jan Spivey Gilchrist
Carol Gildar Carol Gildar John Gile John Gile
Jim Gill Jamie Gilson Jamie Gilson Katharine Kendzy Gingold
Patrick Girouard Jan Gleiter Jan Gleiter Stacey Glorioso
Judith M. Goldberger Judith M. Goldberger Nancy Gooding Nancy Gooding
Edward St John Gorey Linda Gorham Linda Gorham Ruth Goring
Catherine Gourley Catherine Gourley Charlotte Towner Graeber Keir Graff
Carol Coven Grannick Jacob Grant Susan M. Graunke Harold Gray
Theodore Gray Eileen M. Greco Barbara Gregorich Valiska Gregory
Valiska Gregory Phyllis M Griggs Anna Grob Johnny Barton Gruelle
Johnny Barton Gruelle Paul Gude John Gunther Scott Gustafson
Dorothy Haas Margaret Peterson Haddix Bettyann Hall Bettyann Hall
Lynn Hall Lynn Hall Sandra Hall Julie Halpern
Rebecca Hamlin Kate Hannigan Joy Harjo Charise Mericle Harper
Charise Mericle Harper Charise Mericle Harper Janice N. Harrington Randolph Robert Harrison
Claire Hartfield Dorothy Hass Michael Hays Betsy Hearne
Elizabeth Gould Hearne Elizabeth Gould Hearne Jamie Riggio Heelan Carol Hegberg
Mary Winn Heider James R. Helm Marguerite Henry Marguerite Henry
Janis Herbert Margaret S. Herguth Charlotte Herman Charlotte Herman
Heidi Herman David Hernandez Margaret Herr Esther Hershenhorn
Esther Hershenhorn Denia Lewis Hester Hal Higdon Lori Hile
Meggan Hill-McQueeney Lee Sullivan Hill Lee Sullivan Hill Chris Holaves
Jennifer Holik Denise Holmes Maureen Holohan Maureen Holohan
Marilyn Holt Marilyn Holt Ruth Hooker Ruth Hooker
Paul Hornschemeier Sollace Hotze Sollace Hotze Bonnie Schwartz Houck
Jane Ruble Howard Jane Ruble Howard Amy Louise Humphreys Thomas Hund
Irene Hunt Irene Hunt Owen Hurd Michele Weber Hurwitz
Nancy L. Huse Nancy L. Huse Kimberly Hutmacher Robert Green Ingersoll
Robert Green Ingersoll Daniel Scott Irwin Burl Ives Burl Ives
Jacqueline Dougan Jackson Jacqueline Dougan Jackson Toneal M. Jackson Brittany R. Jacobs
Angie Michelle James Angie Michelle James John B. Jamison Christopher Xenopoulos Janus
Christopher Xenopoulos Janus Carol S. Jennings Nancy O. Jensen Reverand Sandra J Jewell
Diana F. Johnson Jen Cullerton Johnson Loretta A. Johnson Mildred Johnson
Mildred Johnson Elizabeth Orton Jones Elizabeth Orton Jones Luvvie Ajayi Jones
Cynthia Kadohata Joan Kalbacken Joan Kalbacken James Joseph Kallal
James Joseph Kallal Beth Kander Lisa Katzenberger Gabriel Benjamin Kaufman
Betty Carlson Kay Thomas John Kearney Dan Keding Emilie Kefalas
Joan L. Kelly Deborah Kent Danice Kern Larry Dale Kettelkamp
Larry Dale Kettelkamp Violet T. Kimball Violet T. Kimball Kathy Kinser
Mary Kinzler Mary Kinzler Susan Kirby Susan Kirby
Sam Kirk Diana Kizlauskas Cinda Klickna Catherine Klise
M (Mary) Sarah Klise Nancy Knights Lucy Knisley Carol Koeller
Ronald Koertge Ronald Koertge Julie Kolb Mary Robinette Kowal
Renee Kreczmer Kim Krueger Karen Kruse Patricia Kummer
Patricia Kummer Philip William Kunz Julia Kuo Sarah Kurpiel
Jane Kurtz Jane Kurtz Elizabeth A. Lacey Elizabeth A. Lacey
Cindy Ladage Cindy Ladage Alexandria LaFaye Jennifer J. Lakhlani
Matt Lamothe Ann Landers Lucy Lareau Charles Larry
Donna Latham Richard Latta Richard Latta Sara Latta
Laurie Lawlor Deborah Dover Layne Steve Layne Audrey Lazarus
Audrey Lazarus Michael Leali Colleen LeMaire Carol Lerner
Carol Lerner Carolyn Lesser Carolyn Lesser Helen Lester
Helen Lester Robin Dale Lester Robin Dale Lester Abby Levine
Abby Levine Leslie Levine Freddie Levin Meyer Levin
Kimberly M. Levy Kimberly M. Levy Anna M Lewis Francine Lewis
Francine Lewis Sydney Lewis Kat Leyh Tom Lichtenheld
Anothy C. LiFonti Marilyn Felkel Lingle Sonja Paschal Linsley Sonja Paschal Linsley
Vicki Lipe Cynthea Liu Lee LoBue Ginnie Lo
Kim Long Loren Long Richard Lo Leanne Lucas
Leanne Lucas Tara Luebbe Robin Luebs Donna Lukas
Kevin Luthardt Alyce Lyle Jane Lynch Cari Lynn
Cari Lynn Jessica Nelson North MacDonald Tom Mach Marcia Mackenbrock
Esther L Mackey Songju Ma Daemicke John V. Madormo Lisa Maggiore
Kekla Magoon Brenda Major Stephen F. Majsak Dawn Malone
Marianne Malone Patricia Malone Fran Manushkin Fran Manushkin
Deborah Marcero Jeff Mariotte Marion M. Markham William C. Markham
Katherine Dolores Marko Katherine Dolores Marko Claudia Guadalupe Martinez John Massa
William Maxwell William Maxwell Lynne Mayer Jim May
Jim May Patrick T. McBriarty Nan Johnson McCarthy Wendy McClure
Paul McComas Jacquelin S. McCord Emily McCully Janet McDonnell
Lynn E. McElfresh Lynn E. McElfresh Keith McGowan Tom E. McGowen
Tom E. McGowen Lorraine McGregor Larry McKaughan Larry McKaughan
Marilee McLeod John McNally John McNally Virginia Meachum
Yvonne Kay Meckfessel Cornelia Lynde Meigs Jonathan Messinger Eileen R. Meyer
Jenny Meyerhoff Jeffrey D. Miller Kelly Leigh Miller Mary Jane Miller
Mary Jane Miller Wayne F. Miller Wendell Minor Jacquelyn Mitchard
France Mitchell Tad Mitchell Lillian S. Moats Lillian S. Moats
Frank T. Mohr Mary Elise Monsell Mary Elise Monsell Laura Nyman Montenegro
Julia Moore Velma Morrison Melissa Morrissey Melissa Morrissey
Elaine L. Mroczka Joan Muller Patricia J. Murphy Stuart J. Murphy
Stuart J. Murphy Terri Murphy Rosalie Murray Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
Henry H. Neff Miriam Nerlove Julie Parson Nesbitt Audrey Niffenegger
William Nikola-Lisa Bonnie Larkin Nims Kate Noble Kate Noble
Dianne Noland Janet Nolan Michael Norman Sterling North
Mary Nourie Mary Nourie Angela Uju Nwalie Anne Sibley O'Brien
Jingmai O'Connor Mishawn Purnell O'Neal Mishawn Purnell O'Neal Diane O'Neill
Barack Obama Linda Odom-Jones Ami Offenbacher Ami Offenbacher
Miriam Ofstein Nnedi Okorafor Walter Olesky Constance (Connie) Olker
Julie Orlet-Schoen Vivian Gussin Paley Vivian Gussin Paley Janie Lynn Panagopoulos
Janie Lynn Panagopoulos Linda Sue Park Amy Noelle Parks Allison Pataki
John Paterson Anne Whitford Paul Anne Whitford Paul Gayle Pearson
Gayle Pearson Richard Wayne Peck Mary E. Penson Mary E. Penson
Alex Perry Stella Pevsner Jennifer J. Phillips Janet Piehl
Craig Pierce Sharon Pierce Gail Piernas-Davenport Brian Pinkerton
Daniel Pinkwater Rob Plaskas Sheri Poe-Pape Nancy Jane Polette
Nancy Jane Polette Barbara Garland Polikoff Barbara Garland Polikoff Amy Lowry Poole
Amy Lowry Poole Ben Popp Todd Porter Patricia Hruby Powell
Jannifer Colleen Powelson Carolyn Splear Pratt Carolyn Splear Pratt Stacey Previn
Randy Prince Cindy Pringle Cindy Pringle Kirby Pringle
Kirby Pringle Alice Provensen Martin Provensen Kate Pugsley
JS Puller Berniece Rabe Virginia Ruth Rackley Bob Raczka
Rekha S. Rajan Julian Randall Christopher Raschka Peggy Rathmann
Jean Reidy Matthew Reinhart Aaron Renier Gloria Respress-Churchwell
Lisa Riebe Janet Riehecky Janet Riehecky Sherri Rinker
Laura Ripes Justin Roberts Harriette Gillem Robinet Stacey Robinson
Dennis Rodman Mary Ann Rodman Luis J. Rodriguez Heidi Bee Roemer
Eric Rohmann Marcie Roman Natalie Rompella Phyllis Root
Melodye Rosales Melodye Rosales Gina Rose Pam Rosenberg
Dorothy Rosen Gayle Rosengren Sidney Rosen Sidney Rosen
Barb Rosenstock Amy Krouse Rosenthal Paris Rosenthal Yvette C. Ross-Hebron, MD
Jeffrey Michael Ruby Laura Ruby Mike Rucker Mike Rucker
Deborah Ruddell John David Ruemmler John David Ruemmler Rachel Ruiz
Chris Rylander Leila Sales Carol Saller Carol Saller
Robert D. Sampson Robert D. Sampson Evelyn Sanchez-Toledo Misti Sandefur
Ted Sanders John Sandford Andrew Santella Barbara Santucci
Barbara Santucci George Saunders Raye Ann Saunoris Lorelei Savaryn
Pam Saxelby Chuck Schaden George Scheber Mathew Schelsky
Josh Schneider Ellen Schreiber Lynnette Schuepbach Lynnette Schuepbach
Betty Kepka Schultz Betty Kepka Schultz Irene Schultz Irene Schultz
Vivian Schurfranz Elzie Crisler Segar Chad Sell Meyer Seltzer
Meyer Seltzer Adam Selzer Sara F. Shacter Karen A. Shaffer
Fran Shaff Sue Shanahan Sue Shanahan Cindy Shanks
Art Shay Chris Sheban Shawn Sheehy Charles J. Shields
Sun Yung Shin Mary Francis Shura Craig Mary Francis Shura Liesl Shurtliff
Ruth Siburt Ruth Siburt Lowey Bundy Sichol Rebecca Siegel
Mary Manz Simon Mary Manz Simon Shanna Simpson Maureen Teresa Skaggs
Suzanne Slade Cynthia L. Smith Cynthia Leitich Smith Greg Leitich Smith
Imogene Henderson Smith Imogene Henderson Smith Patricia Smith Ronald L. Smith
Sherri L Smith Sindy Lynne Smith Gerry Souter Janet Souter
Cornelia Maude Spelman Iris Spencer-Baxter Ruth Spiro Elsie Lee Splear
Susan Srikant Ken Stark Kevin Stein Lisa L Sterling
Marjabelle Young Stewart Jack Stockman Pam S. Stone Mark Strand
Kim Strellis Alison Strobel Lee Strobel Cynda Strong
Leanne Stuckey Diana Sudyka John Sullivan Kathryn Ann Sullivan
Kimberly L. Sullivan Rima A. Suqi Tereasa Surratt Susan Sussman
Robert Donald Sutherland Robert Donald Sutherland Lynn Swango James L Swanson
Kristina Swarner Neva Swartz Joan Sweeney Joan Sweeney
Lauren Collier Swindler Natasha Tarpley Tanner Tattini Florance Walton Taylor
Sandra J. Taylor Diane Telgen Pattie Thomas Pattie Thomas
Richard L. Thomas Stacey S Thompson Austin Tichenor Charles Anthony Tillman
Amy Timberlake Pamela Todd Pamela Todd Patricia Toht
Margot Toppen Natalia G Toreeva William Trombello Kristine J. Trudeau
Kathy Tucker Barbara Turner Barbara Turner Bernard C. Turner
Glennette Tilley Turner Michael Tyler Janice May Udry Karla Arenas Valenti
Maureen Valvassori Jonathan Van Ness Sara Varon Stephanie Ann Vavra
Mike Venezia Kathleen Vyn Hilary Wagner Leslie Elson Waller
Elizabeth Walter Darwin McBeth Walton Darwin McBeth Walton Amy Ward
Edward R. Ward Jennifer Ward Jasmine Warga Tom Watson
Michael Wayne Sharon Weber Ethel Harshbarget Weddle Jeff Weigel
Melanie Weiss Erica Weisz Sam Weisz Sheila Kelly Welch
Sheila Kelly Welch Sheila Kelly Welch June Weltman Doris Replogle Wenzel
Courtney Westlake Jack White Teagan White Michol M Whitney
Ebony Joy Wilkins Alex Willan Mo Willems Fred Willman
Andrew Winkel Jeanette Winter Miles Wisniewski Tamera Will Wissinger
Patricia Rae Wolff Patricia Rae Wolff Gary K Wolf Sallie Wolf
Sallie Wolf Neema Woodard Allan Woodrow Xernona Woods
Catherine Woolley Sandra S. Yamate Camille Yarbrough Mary Frances Zambreno
Mary Frances Zambreno ShanZuo Zhou Natalie Ziarnik Elsie Ziegler
Jeanna M. Zivalich Darcy Day Zoells Allan Zullo

 

 

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