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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
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
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 Richard F. Bales 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 Tricia Brown Dave Brozman 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 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 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 Debbie Dadey
Debbie Dadey James Dague Paige A. Dague Sharon Darrow
Sharon Darrow Debra Daugherty Angela Davis Marc Davis
Marc Davis Mia Nic'cole Dawson Andrew Day Larry Day
Darcy Day Zoells Lori Degman 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 Eddie Ellis Lloyd C. Engelbrecht Elizabeth Enright
Arlene Erlbach Hazel Raquel Espinar Gabrielle Esposito Argrow Kitnequa Evans-Ford
Carol J Evaul 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 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 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 Cynthia Kadohata Joan Kalbacken Joan Kalbacken
James Joseph Kallal James Joseph Kallal Beth Kander-Dauphin Lisa Katzenberger
Gabriel Benjamin Kaufman Betty Carlson Kay Thomas John Kearney Dan Keding
Emilie Kefalas Joan L. Kelly James Kennedy 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 Diana Kizlauskas Cinda Klickna
Catherine Klise M (Mary) Sarah Klise Nancy Knights Lucy Knisley
Carol Koeller Ronald Koertge Ronald Koertge Julie Kolb
Renee Kreczmer Kim Krueger Karen Kruse Patricia Kummer
Patricia Kummer Philip William Kunz Julia Kuo Jane Kurtz
Jane Kurtz Elizabeth A. Lacey Elizabeth A. Lacey Cindy Ladage
Cindy Ladage 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 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 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 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 Laura Nyman Montenegro Julia Moore
Velma Morrison Melissa Morrissey Melissa Morrissey 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 Mishawn Purnell O'Neal Mishawn Purnell O'Neal
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
Christopher Raschka Peggy Rathmann Matthew Reinhart Aaron Renier
Gloria Respress-Churchwell Lisa Riebe Janet Riehecky Janet Riehecky
Sherri Rinker Laura Ripes Harriette Gillem Robinet Harriette Gillem Robinet
Stacey Robinson Dennis Rodman Mary Ann Rodman Luis J. Rodriguez
Heidi Bee Roemer Eric Rohmann 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 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
Mary Manz Simon Mary Manz Simon Shanna Simpson Maureen Teresa Skaggs
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 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
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
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 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 Allan Zullo

 

 

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