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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 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 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 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
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