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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 Jacqeline Alcantara Dorothy Keeley Aldis
Carolyn Alessio Richard D. Alexander David Algrim Jennifer Allison
John Robert Allman Adi Alsaid 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 Gayle Brandeis 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 Cozbi A. Cabrera Janan Cain
Norman E. Calmese 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 Cheryl Cheatham Eugenia Cheng
Ariana Rochelle Cherry-Shearer Victoria Chess 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 Scott Colton
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 Katlin 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 Penny Dillon 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
Mary E. Elliott 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 Rachel Gies 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 David Hernandez
Margaret Herr Esther Hershenhorn Esther Hershenhorn Brad Herzog
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 Ron Kinscherf 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 Kaitlin Mikrut 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
James Horton Palmer 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 Dwayne Reed 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 Geoff Rodkey
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 Dave Scheidt
Mathew Schelsky Gary D Schmidt Gary D Schmidt 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
Joel Shoemaker Mary Francis Shura Craig Mary Francis Shura Liesl Shurtliff
Ruth Siburt Ruth Siburt 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 Haley Watson 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 Paul O. Zelinsky ShanZuo Zhou Natalie Ziarnik
Elsie Ziegler Jeanna M. Zivalich Darcy Day Zoells Allan Zullo

 

 

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