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A Working Theory of Love

I'm from a town without a bookstore, so there would have been no option for books except for the library.
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Sammy Keyes series

I loved the summer reading program. I was a maniac for getting stars or rocket ships or whatever it was that they were giving out.
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The Chaparone

"I owe libraries so much."
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Push: A Novel

The public library filled a gap that my schools weren't able to fill.
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The Surrender Tree

The library opened me up to wanting to explore the world.
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Nerd Girls

"When I walk into a library I recall the fact that books saved me."
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An Uncommon Education

"My elementary school librarian made school far more interesting for me than any standard teacher could."
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Bomb

"When I became an adult, I realized all the coolest people I knew were librarians."
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Reached

"The school librarian let me...read books in the school library, even though I wasn't supposed to be in there."
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Legend

When I was a little kid, I pretty much sat in the library every afternoon after school.
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