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The Indianapolis Public Library
Semi-retired children's librarian with 40 ...Read More
Semi-retired children's librarian with 40 years experience. Also science fiction, fantasy, history, technology. Collect Tolkien and Bujold. I have lived most of my life in Indiana and know a lot about basketball. I am also probably the leading expert on cryonics in the state.
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J.R.R. Tolkien, Lois McMaster Bujold, SF, fantasy, Newbery Award books, basketball, cryonics, nanotechnology, children's literature
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Autism, American history, Simon Winchester, Vietnam
"My number 1 favorite Newbery Award winner and one of the great books by an African-American. I think most children will relate to it, because every child is discriminated against, merely for being a child. I think this book generates empathy for..."
"One of my reading focuses this year is "books I should have read a long time ago," and this book definitely fits into that category. I loved Cassie and her family so much. I loved that the story stayed centered on their experiences. I've..."
"Fascinating, emotionally challenging true story of a family coming to terms with their transgender child. Wayne and Kelly Maines were college-educated conservatives, living in the state of Maine. They were unable to have birth children, so they ..."