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Scott J. Klemm

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Scott Klemm lives in California. He is a retired high school history teacher.

Scott is a person of many interests. He enjoys the outdoors and photographing birds and wildflowers. In 2006 he went on an East Africa safari where he took many pictures of the animals, birds and people.

Scott has a collection of antique locks and keys. Late in 2008, he self-published a limited edition entitled, "Ancient Locks: The Evolutionary Development of the Lock and Key." A second book, "Unlocking the Portals of History" was published by the San Bernardino County Museum Association in 2013.


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Average rating: 4.5 · 18 ratings · 9 reviews · 3 distinct works
Ancient Locks: The Evolutio...

4.36 avg rating — 14 ratings — published 2008 — 2 editions
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it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2013
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The Wedding Shroud by Elisabeth Storrs
"While it’s been a long time between books set in Ancient Rome, never before have I read one that focusses on Etruscan culture and, in particular, those from a region only twelve miles from the Tiber River, called Veii.
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Bertram and His Funny Animals by Paul T. Gilbert
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This was one of my favorite books as a small child. I still have it. The book came to mind after reading a newspaper article listing the worst Christmas songs. Among them was Gayla Peevey's 1953 song "I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas." (I prefer t ...more
Bertram and His Funny Animals by Paul T. Gilbert
"Thanks to goodreads for sending me a beautiful hardcover copy of this book. I remember this book from my childhood. It was an old beat up copy from the school library. Bertram collects his oddball menagerie and things go awry and his mother always ha" Read more of this review »
Bertram and His Funny Animals by Paul T. Gilbert
"I absolutely love this delightful book!!! I remember the main character from my childhood days and I'm thrilled to see him return! The stories are fun to read and offer children insights into all sorts of different animals and their needs and desires" Read more of this review »
Bertram and His Funny Animals by Paul T. Gilbert
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Life in a Medieval Village by Frances Gies
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Theodore Roosevelt for the Defense by Dan Abrams
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Theodore Roosevelt for the Defense by Dan Abrams and David Fisher relates what was at the time described as “The Trial of the Century.” Teddy Roosevelt accused William Barnes of being a “corrupt boss” who held control of New York’s Republican Party. ...more
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When Women Ruled the World by Kara Cooney
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Egyptologist Kara Cooney’s When Women Ruled the World discusses six female rulers of ancient Egypt – Merneith, Neferusobek, Hatshepsut, Nefertiti, Tawosret and Cleopatra. Of these six, three (Merneith, Neferusobek and Tawosret) were new to me.

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Patty Reed's Doll by Rachel K. Laurgaard
" Hi Roberta! I've been to Donner Pass, and have the book. However, I must admit I haven't read it. It had belonged to my sister who was a 4th grade tea ...more "
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“Men see God in the ripple, but not in miles of still water. Of all the two thousand miles that the St. Lawrence flows, pilgrims go only to Niagara.”
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“Beauty is where it is perceived. When I see the sun shinning on the woods across the pond, I think this side the richer which sees it.”
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