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Anne McCaffrey

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Anne Inez McCaffrey (1 April 1926 – 21 November 2011) was an American-born writer who emigrated to Ireland and was best known for the Dragonriders of Pern science fiction series. [1]

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American Library Association

The American Library Association (ALA) is a nonprofit organization based in the United States that promotes libraries and library education internationally.

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Analog Science Fiction and Fact

Analog Science Fiction and Fact is an American science-fiction magazine published under various titles since 1930.

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Andre Norton

Andre Alice Norton (born Alice Mary Norton, February 17, 1912 – March 17, 2005) was an American writer of science fiction and fantasy, who also wrote works of historical fiction and contemporary fiction.

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Atheneum Books

Atheneum Books was a New York City publishing house established in 1959 by Alfred A. Knopf, Jr., Simon Michael Bessie and Hiram Haydn.

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Ballantine Books

Ballantine Books is a major book publisher located in the United States, founded in 1952 by Ian Ballantine with his wife, Betty Ballantine.

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Betty Ballantine

Elizabeth Jones Ballantine (born September 25, 1919), better known as Betty Ballantine, is an English publisher, editor, and writer.

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Boarding school

A boarding school provides education for pupils who live on the premises, as opposed to a day school.

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Boskone

Boskone is an annual science fiction convention ("con") run by the New England Science Fiction Association (NESFA) in Boston, Massachusetts.

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Brainship

The concept brainship in science fiction literature refers to an interstellar starship that is created by inserting the disembodied brain and nervous system of a human being into a life-support system, and connecting it surgically to a series of computers via delicate synaptic connections (a brain-computer interface).

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Cambridge, Massachusetts

Cambridge is a city in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, and part of the Boston metropolitan area.

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County Wicklow

County Wicklow (Contae Chill Mhantáin) is a county in Ireland.

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Damon Knight Memorial Grand Master Award

The Damon Knight Memorial Grand Master Award is a lifetime honor presented annually by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA) to no more than one living writer of fantasy or science fiction.

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David Pringle

David Pringle (born 1 March 1950) is a Scottish science fiction editor.

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David Weber

David Mark Weber (born October 24, 1952) is an American science fiction and fantasy author. He has written several science-fiction and fantasy books series, the best known of which is the Honor Harrington science-fiction series. His first novel, which he worked on with Steve White, sold in 1989 to Baen books. Baen remains Weber's major publisher.

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Düsseldorf

Düsseldorf (Low Franconian, Ripuarian: Düsseldörp), often Dusseldorf in English sources, is the capital city of the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia and the seventh most populous city in Germany. Düsseldorf is an international business and financial centre, renowned for its fashion and trade fairs.

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Dell Publishing

Dell Publishing, an American publisher of books, magazines and comic books, was founded in 1921 by George T. Delacorte Jr. with $10,000, two employees and one magazine title, ''I Confess'', and soon began turning out dozens of pulp magazines, which included penny-a-word detective stories, articles about the movies, and romance books (or "smoochies" as they were known in the slang of the day).

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Dragondrums

Dragondrums is a young adult science fiction novel by the American-Irish author Anne McCaffrey.

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Dragonriders of Pern

Dragonriders of Pern is a science fiction series written primarily by American-Irish author Anne McCaffrey, who initiated it in 1967.

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Dragonsinger

Dragonsinger is a young adult science fiction novel by the American-Irish author Anne McCaffrey.

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Dragonsong

Dragonsong is a science fantasy novel by the American-Irish author Anne McCaffrey.

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Eastercon

Eastercon is the common name for the British national science fiction convention.

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Elizabeth Ann Scarborough

Elizabeth Ann Scarborough (born March 23, 1947) is an American writer of science fiction and fantasy and Registered Nurse who lives in Port Townsend, Washington.

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Fix-up

A fix-up (or fixup) is a novel created from several short fiction stories that may or may not have been initially related or previously published.

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Fourth grade

Fourth Grade (also called Grade Four, equivalent to Year Five in Britain) is a year of elementary education in some countries.

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Harry Harrison (writer)

Harry Max Harrison (born Henry Maxwell Dempsey; March 12, 1925 – August 15, 2012) was an American science fiction author, known for his character The Stainless Steel Rat and for his novel Make Room! Make Room! (1966).

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Hugo Award

The Hugo Awards are a set of literary awards given annually for the best science fiction or fantasy works and achievements of the previous year.

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Internet Speculative Fiction Database

The Internet Speculative Fiction Database (ISFDB) is a database of bibliographic information on genres considered speculative fiction, including science fiction and related genres such as fantasy fiction and horror fiction.

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Jack Cohen (scientist)

Jack Cohen, FRSB (born 19 September 1933 in Norwich, United Kingdom) is a British reproductive biologist also known for his science books and involvement with science fiction.

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Jean E. Karl

Jean Edna Karl (July 29, 1927 in Chicago, Illinois – March 30, 2000 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania) was an American book editor who specialized in children's and science fiction titles.

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John W. Campbell

John Wood Campbell Jr. (June 8, 1910 – July 11, 1971) was an American science fiction writer and editor.

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Judith Merril

Judith Josephine Grossman (January 21, 1923 – September 12, 1997), who took the pen-name Judith Merril about 1945, was an American and then Canadian science fiction writer, editor and political activist, and one of the first women to be widely influential in those roles.

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Latin honors

Latin honors are Latin phrases used to indicate the level of distinction with which an academic degree has been earned.

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List of Pern books

Dragonriders of Pern is a science fiction series initiated by Anne McCaffrey with the Hugo Award-winning novella Weyr Search in 1967.

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Locus (magazine)

Locus: The Magazine of The Science Fiction & Fantasy Field, is an American magazine published monthly in Oakland, California.

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Margaret Edwards Award

The Margaret A. Edwards Award is an American Library Association (ALA) literary award that annually recognizes an author and "a specific body of his or her work, for significant and lasting contribution to young adult literature".

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Michael Whelan

Michael Whelan (born June 29, 1950) is an American artist of imaginative realism.

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Milford Writer's Workshop

The Milford Writer's Workshop, or more properly Milford Writers' Conference, is an annual science fiction writer's event founded by Damon Knight, among others, in the mid-1950s, in Milford, Pennsylvania.

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Modern Fantasy: The 100 Best Novels

Modern Fantasy: The 100 Best Novels, An English-Language Selection, 1946-1987 is a nonfiction book written by David Pringle, published by Grafton Books in 1988 in the United Kingdom and the following year by Peter Bedrick Books in the United States.

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Montclair High School (New Jersey)

Montclair High School is a comprehensive four-year public high school located in Montclair, in Essex County, New Jersey, United States, serving students in ninth through twelfth grades as the lone secondary school of the Montclair Public School District.

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Montclair, New Jersey

Montclair is a township in Essex County, New Jersey, United States.

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Nebula Award

The Nebula Awards annually recognize the best works of science fiction or fantasy published in the United States.

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New England Science Fiction Association

The New England Science Fiction Association, or NESFA, is a science fiction club centered in the New England area.

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Peter Morwood

Peter Morwood (born 20 October 1956) is primarily a fantasy novelist and screenwriter, though he has also written works of science fiction.

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Planetary romance

Planetary romance is a subgenre of science fiction or science fantasy in which the bulk of the action consists of adventures on one or more exotic alien planets, characterized by distinctive physical and cultural backgrounds.

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Radcliffe College

Radcliffe College was a women's liberal arts college in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and functioned as a female coordinate institution for the all-male Harvard College.

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Restoree

Restoree (1967) is a science fiction novel by American writer Anne McCaffrey, her first book published.

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Robert A. Heinlein Award

The Robert A. Heinlein Award was established by the Heinlein Society in 2003 "for outstanding published works in science fiction and technical writings to inspire the human exploration of space." It is named for prolific science fiction author Robert A. Heinlein and is administered by the Baltimore Science Fiction Society.

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Robert P. Mills

Robert Park Mills (1920−1986) was an American crime- and science fiction magazine editor and literary agent.

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Roger Elwood

Roger Elwood (January 13, 1943 – February 2, 2007) was an American science fiction writer and editor, perhaps best known for having edited a large number of anthologies and collections for a variety of publishers in the early 1970s.

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Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America

Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, or SFWA is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization of professional science fiction and fantasy writers.

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Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels

Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels, An English-Language Selection, 1949–1984 is a nonfiction book by David Pringle, published by Xanadu in 1985 with a foreword by Michael Moorcock.

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Science-Fiction Plus

Science-Fiction Plus was a U.S. science fiction magazine published by Hugo Gernsback for seven issues in 1953.

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Sea Cliff, New York

The Incorporated Village of Sea Cliff is a village located within the Town of Oyster Bay in Nassau County, New York.

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Slavic languages

The Slavic languages (also called Slavonic languages) are the Indo-European languages spoken by the Slavic peoples.

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Staunton, Virginia

Staunton is an independent city in the U.S. Commonwealth of Virginia.

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Stuart Hall School

Stuart Hall School is a Staunton, Virginia, co-educational school for students from prekindergarten to Grade 12, and it offers a boarding program from Grades 8 to 12.

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Taps

"Taps" is a bugle call played at dusk, during flag ceremonies, and at military funerals by the United States Armed Forces.

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The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction

The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction is an English language reference work on science fiction, first published in 1979.

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The New York Times

The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.

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The New York Times Best Seller list

The New York Times Best Seller list is widely considered the preeminent list of best-selling books in the United States.

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The Ship Who Sang

The Ship Who Sang (1969) is a science fiction novel by American writer Anne McCaffrey, a fix-up of five stories published 1961 to 1969.

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The Ship Who Searched

The Ship Who Searched is a science fiction novel by American writers Anne McCaffrey and Mercedes Lackey.

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The Star-Ledger

The Star-Ledger is the largest circulated newspaper in the U.S. state of New Jersey and is based in Newark.

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The White Dragon (novel)

The White Dragon is a science fantasy novel by American-Irish author Anne McCaffrey.

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Todd McCaffrey

Todd J. McCaffrey (born 27 April 1956 as Todd Johnson) is an Irish American author of science fiction best known for continuing the Dragonriders of Pern series in collaboration with his mother Anne McCaffrey.

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Virginia Kidd

Virginia Kidd (June 2, 1921 – January 11, 2003) was an American literary agent, writer and editor, who worked in particular in science fiction and related fields.

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Wilmington, Delaware

Wilmington (Lenape: Paxahakink, Pakehakink) is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Delaware.

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Worldcon

Worldcon, or more formally the World Science Fiction Convention, the annual convention of the World Science Fiction Society (WSFS), is a science fiction convention.

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Young Adult Library Services Association

The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), established in 1957, is a division of the American Library Association.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anne_McCaffrey

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