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Rebecca Lynne Thomas

Rebecca Lynne Thomas, American librarian, writer. Recipient Mary Karrer award College Education Ohio State University, Columbus, 1989, Distinguished Service award Shaker Heights Teachers Association, 2002. Member American Library Association (1994 Caldecott Committee 1993-1994, Putnam Grossett award committee 1994-1998), Shaker Heights Teachers Association (executive board since 1990, president since 2005), Delta Kappa Gamma, Beta Phi Museum.

Background

  • Thomas, Rebecca Lynne was born on October 21, 1951 in Akron, Ohio, United States. Daughter of Eugene Milton and Helen (Nesterovich) Thomas.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in English, Kent State University, Ohio, 1973. Master of Library Science, Kent State University, Ohio, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy, Ohio State University, 1986.

    Career

    • Library. Shaker Heights (Ohio) City Schools, since 1976. Consultant, writer R.R. Bowker, New Providence, New Jersey, since 1988. Adjunct faculty Baldwin-Wallace College, Berea, Ohio, since 1990.

      Visiting assistant professor Kent state University, 1977-1986.

    Works

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member American Library Association (1994 Caldecott Committee 1993-1994, Putnam Grossett award committee 1994-1998), Shaker Heights Teachers Association (executive board since 1990, president since 2005), Delta Kappa Gamma, Beta Phi Museum.

    Personality

    Interests

    Reading, watching sports.

    Connections

    • father: Eugene Milton Thomas
    • mother: Helen (Nesterovich) Thomas
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    Born October 21, 1951
    (age 65)
    Nationality
    • 1973
      Kent State University
    • 1974
      Kent State University
    • 1986
      Ohio State University
    • 1976
      Library Shaker Heights (Ohio) City Schools
    • 1988
      consultant, R.R. Bowker
      New Providence, Bahamas
    • 1988
      writer, R.R. Bowker
      New Providence, Bahamas