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Seymour, G. (2019, May). Autism spectrum disorder and the library makerspace. School Library Connection. Retrieved from

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Seymour, G. (2019, Feb.). Teen service programming: Because kindness matters. VOYA: Voice of Youth Advocates.

Seymour, G. (2018). Makers with a cause: Creative service projects for library youth. Libraries Unlimited.

Seymour, G. (2018). The inclusive makerspace: Working with English language learners and special education students. In H. Moorefield-Lang (Ed.), School library makerspaces in action. Libraries Unlimited.

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Seymour, G. (2017, June 26). How to inspire students to be compassionate makers. Retrieved from Ideas & Inspiration from Demco website:

Seymour, G. (2017, February). Global Themed Big Read: A View of English Language Learners Participation. School Library Connection.

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