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Health, Mind & Body

Sue Hitzmann

Sue Hitzmann, MS, CST, NMT, is a nationally recognized somatic movement educator and manual therapist. Her decades of practice, research, and study of anatomical science and alternative therapies have culminated in the creation of the M.E.L.T. Method® (MELT), a revolutionary approach to pain-free fitness and longevity.Sue got her start in the fitness industry as a group exercise instructor in 1988...

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Biographies & Memoirs

Corey Feldman

latest book at your library by this author Coreyography: A Memoir »

Corey Feldman is not an 80's actor. He is however, a husband, father, HR Pro, and an author with moderate Dyslexia. He can be reached at corey@coreyjf.comIf you're interested in following new releases sign up for his newsletter at http://eepurl.com/vuuOP

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Annette Herfkens

latest book at your library by this author Turbulence: A Survival Story »

THE AUTHORAnnette Herfkens was born in Venezuela to a Dutch family. She was raised in the Netherlands, where she studied law at Leiden University. After completing an internship in Santiago, Chile, she became a management trainee for ING Bank, eradicating professional barriers as the first female executive to be sent abroad by a Dutch bank. She was assigned first to New York, then to London and in 1989...

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Ages 4-8

Cynthia Lord

latest book at your library by this author Half a Chance »

Children's book writer, seaglass collector, daydreamer, and the mother of two teenagers.You can find discussion guides for my books, interviews, links, goofy childhood photos, and more at my website:www.cynthialord.com

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Jorey Hurley

latest book at your library by this author Nest »

I'm a designer, illustrator, and now author. My first book, Nest, follows the adventures of a baby bird from egg to adulthood and was inspired by the birds my daughters and I watch in the plum tree out our kitchen window. Nest will be published by Paula Wiseman Books/Simon and Schuster Children's in February 2014.My inspiration comes from animals, plants, and the beauty in daily life. The house...

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Ages 4-8

Diane Goode

latest book at your library by this author Founding Mothers: Remembering the Ladies »

Diane Goode was born in Brooklyn, New York into a French and Italian family. She has a BA in Fine Arts from Queens College. She studied at Les Beaux Arts in Aix-en-Provence, has a High School teaching degree from NYC and taught book illustration at UCLA.Diane Goode's list of picture 50 picture books include, 'When I Was Young In The Mountains', for which she won the Caldecott Honor. She is also...

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Ages 9-12

Laurie Calkhoven

latest book at your library by this author The Traveler's Tricks: A Caroline Mystery »

Laurie Calkhoven has always been fascinated by history, and especially by the ordinary people who got caught up in extraordinary moments in history. She likes the small moments and bizarre facts that mostly get left out by the serious history books -- like whether or not a broken egg kept the American Revolution on track, and how putting your hands in your pockets and jiggling change could lead to an arrest...

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Sarah Copeland

Sarah Copeland is a New York City-based food expert and curator of good living. Her recipes and articles have appeared in numerous national magazines including Food Network Magazine, Health, Fitness, Saveur, Food & Wine, Better Homes & Gardens, Rachael Ray, O, The Oprah Magazine and Real Simple, where she is currently the food director. She has appeared as a guest expert on The Martha Stewart...

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Judy Sierra

I grew up in a very creative, book-loving family. My father was a photographer, and my mother was a librarian. They read to me constantly, especially poetry. When I was seven, they built me a puppet theater and I gave my first performance, "The Three Wishes." In college I studied literature, and afterwards I became a children's librarian. A few years later, I set out on my own as a puppeteer,...

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