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Paul Morrison

Paul was born and raised in Phoenix. He currently attends Arizona State University, where he is majoring in secondary education with a focus in chemistry, and hopes to one day teach high school chemistry in Phoenix. He is also an Education Mentor for the Teachers College, where he helps new freshmen transition into a university […]

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Rebecca Gray

Born in scenic Sedona Arizona, Rebecca Gray was fortunate enough to have a few really wonderful educators in her Grade School education that instilled the joys of reading and a love for learning early on. She is now earning her Undergraduate Degree in Speech and Hearing Sciences at ASU in order to fulfill her goal […]

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Kendra Smiley

Kendra Smiley is the Senior Literacy Program Manager for Raising a Reader and Reach Out and Read at Southwest Human Development. She earned her Masters of Arts in Elementary Education from the University of Phoenix, and brings 13 years of first-hand experience working with children and families to her current position. Her experience includes teaching […]

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Sue Etchart

Sue Etchart was born in Chicago, Illinois, raised in Grand Rapids, Michigan and attended Ferris State College in Big Rapids, Michigan. She has lived in AZ for the past 31 years. She and her husband have three grown children and three grandchildren. Sue has been involved in many charity organizations over the past 25 years. […]

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Melinda Turner

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Brandi Stewart

Brandi Stewart is the Children’s Book Buyer and Event Coordinator for Changing Hands Bookstore. She enjoys reading and buying books for the Children’s and Young Adult sections. She especially loves matching young readers with books they will love.

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Nick Pederson

Nick Pederson is from Peoria, Arizona where he grew up until moving to Tempe for college. He has always enjoyed being active in sports teams and clubs. He currently attends Arizona State University studying Biomedical Engineering. Nick is leads the ASU Rowing team as President of the Club. As he practices every morning at 5am, […]

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Alex Ozers

Alex is an ASU alumni with a degree in Fine Arts. He enjoys school and books and information because the written word is the most precise version of our best collective thoughts, and so, naturally, he would like to help the next generation also enjoy school and books and information. In his spare time, he […]

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Ruquiayah Muhammad

Ruquiayah was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. She moved to Arizona and settled in the City of Surprise. she is currently pursuing her Bachelors in Social Work at Grand Canyon University, which She plans to utilize her degree with community outreach programs for at-risk youth, and have a career working with foster/adoption care agencies. […]

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Amanda Melcher

Amanda Melcher is a native Arizonan and general gal about Downtown. As an enthusiastic student of the world – and, specifically, ASU – Amanda has a passion for learning through shared experiences and, of course, reading. Amanda connected with RBBB Program Coordinator Kelsey Pinckney at the First Draft Book Bar at Changing Hands Bookstore, where […]

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