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December 2018 Notable Maryland Author Sharon Lee

Sharon Lee (Sept 11, 1952 - ) “The moment you say 'I know everything' is the end of your growth.”  Sharon Lee was born in Baltimore, Maryland, graduated from Parkville Senior High School in 1970, and worked her way through the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. She is ...

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November 2018 Notable Maryland Author Jason Reynolds

Jason Reynolds “When it comes to books and reading, we have to get creative.”Born in Washington, DC and raised in neighboring Oxon Hill, MD, Jason Reynolds found inspiration in rap and begin writing poetry at nine years old. He didn’t read a novel cover to cover till he was 17. It...

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October 2018 Notable Maryland Author Ronald Malfi

Ronald Malfi (1977 - ) “The Sun Also Rises is probably the greatest American novel ever written.”Ronald Malfi is an award-winning author of many novels and novellas in the horror, mystery, and thriller categories from various publishers. In 2009 his crime drama, Shamrock Alley, won...

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September 2018 Notable Maryland Author Dr. Ben Carson

Dr. Ben Carson “I started reading about people of great accomplishment… and it dawned on me suddenly that the person who has the most to do with what happens in your life is you.” Dr. Ben Carson was born in Detroit to a single mother with a 3rd grade education who worked multipl...

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August 2018 Notable Maryland Author Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

Phyllis Reynolds Naylor “It was wonderful to snuggle up against Mom on the sofa, or sprawl out on the rug listening to Dad read Mark Twain’s books, my favorite, aloud.”  Phyllis Reynolds Naylor writes for all ages, but is best known for her Young Adult books, Shiloh, which w...

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