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Larson moved to New York in 2011 and parted ways with most of her books at the time. “But I saved a few of my favorites, which you see here. Gary Paulsen is an author I really liked when I was growing up — he mainly wrote coming-of-age type stories about the wilderness. He was from Minneapolis. An old roommate gave me his signed copies of a few Gary Paulsen novels for my birthday a few years ago; I was extremely touched and consider them to be prized possessions. The other books are favorites from childhood to young adulthood. I especially loved Pippi Longstocking!”