Leslie Connor


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My life began suddenly (you can even ask my mother) in an antique farmhouse outside of Cleveland, Ohio. I was born right on the family room floor ~ no time to get to the hospital! I swear, I’ve been in a hurry ever since.

When I was in fourth grade we moved to a neighborhood full of kids outside of Schenectady, New York. My Dad worked for a company that sold some of the finest printing papers in all the land. He often brought home big, beautiful, heavy books that pinned me to my chair when I held them in my lap, and I loved to turn the pages, look at the photography and illustrations and smell the ink.

As a kid I took dancing lessons and did gymnastics. I could be found upside-down in odd places like the middle of th
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“In the morning I woke like a sloth in the fog.”
Leslie Connor, Waiting for Normal

“You are always going to love him," she said. " You're stuck with that.”
Leslie Connor, The Things You Kiss Goodbye
tags: loss, love

“Knowing what you love is smart.”
Leslie Connor, The Truth as Told by Mason Buttle

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The Truth as Told by Mason Buttle by Leslie Connor (write-in)
 
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Until Tomorrow, Mr. Marsworth (write-in)
 
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Front Desk by Kelly Young (write-in)
 
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Amal Unbound (write-in)
 
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Bob by Wendy Mass & Rebecca Stead (write-in)
 
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The Truth as Told by Mason Buttle (write-in)
 
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Rebound by Kwame Alexander (write-in)
 
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Ghost Boys (write-in)
 
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rebound (write-in)
 
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Hunger A Tale of Courage (write-in)
 
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Lightning Girl (write-in)
 
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Bob by Wendy Mass and Rebecca Stead (write-in)
 
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