Jean Van Leeuwen





Jean Van Leeuwen

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Rutherford, NJ, The United States
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When I was growing up in the small town of Rutherford, New Jersey, I was always called a tomboy. That was because I loved riding bikes, climbing trees, and playing baseball with the boys in the neighborhood. When I finally came inside, I had another name: bookworm. I was seldom seen without a book in my hand. In the summertime, I would go to the library and come back with as many books as I could carry. I read by flashlight under the blankets when I was supposed to be sleeping. And I read in the car, even though it made me carsick.

I was especially fond of reading about certain subjects. For a long time, I wished very hard for a dog, so I read all the dog stories I could find. After I finally got a dog, I moved on to horse stories and myster...more


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