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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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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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