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librarian , writer

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 (Ohio) State University, 1973;Master of Library Science, Kent (Ohio) State University, 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

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.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, watching sports.

Connections

father:
Eugene Milton Thomas

mother:
Helen (Nesterovich) Thomas