Lori's Favorite Authors & other good things!


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Ray Bradbury and some of the SBWC gang! My favorites: FAHRENHEIT 451 & THE BUTTERFLY EFFECT

Greg Mortenson, THREE CUPS OF TEA

Children's author, T.A. Barron, LOST YEARS OF MERLIN trilogy, THE ADVENTURES OF KATE trilogy, THE TREE OF AVALON trilogy, & MERLIN'S DRAGON trilogy + lots more!

Young adult author, Davida Willis Hurwin A TIME FOR DANCING, CIRCLE THE SOUL SOFTLY, & upcoming novel FREAKS & REVELATIONS

Research biologist Bruce Patterson, author of LIONS OF TSAVO

Activist and author, Jane Goodall. A REASON FOR HOPE, HARVEST FOR HOPE, AFRICA IN MY BLOOD, THE TEN TRUSTS (with author Marc Beckoff, pictured here,) children's book: EAGLE AND THE WREN, plus more! !

Fiction and memoir writer, Matt Palamary (SPIRIT MATTERS, LAND WITHOUT EVIL,) & Children's author, John H. Ritter- CHOOSING UP SIDES, THE BOY WHO SAVED BASEBALL, UNDER THE BASEBALL MOON, THE DESPERADO WHO STOLE BASEBALL

Barb Odanaka, amazing picture book author (and mighty mama skater):
SKATEBOARD MOM, SMASH, MASH, CRASH, THERE GOES THE TRASH!, & A CRAZY DAY AT THE CRITTER CAFE

Kathryn Fitzmaurice, author of THE YEAR THE SWALLOWS CAME EARLY

Lori's Favorites

Books For Kids:†
►The Absolutely True Diary of Part-time Indian, by Sherman Alexie
►Skellig, by David Almond
►The Lightening Thief, by Rick Riordan
►Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, by Roald Dahl
►Choosing up Sides, by John H. Ritter
► Holes, by Louis Sachar
► Stellaluna, by Janel Cannon


Books For Adults:†
Three Cups of Tea, by Greg Morteson
► A Short History of Nearly Everything, by Bill Bryson†
►The Kite Runner, by Khaled Hosseini
►The Leaves of Grass, Walt Whitman
►The poetry of Pablo Naruda
► Rain of Gold, Victor Villasenor


Musicians:
Matt Nathanson, Sting, The Frey, U2, Indigo Girls, Lisa Loeb,† Simon & Garfunkle, Counting Crows, Mana and Glen Hansard.

Movies:
Everything Illuminated, Somewhere in Time, Panís Labyrinth, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Once, River Runs Through It and Sideways.

Artists:
Picasso, Diego Rivera, Edgar Degas, Georgia Okeefe and Francisco de Goya.

Food:
Spanakopita, Artichokes, Blackberries, Cheese (please!) and Mushroom ravioli.

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