Shaunda Kennedy Wenger is the author of ten books. Two new titles include a middle grade novel, Reality Bites, Tales of a Half-Vampire, and a cookbook, From Rivets and Rails, Recipes of a Railroad Boarding House. Her first book, The Book Lover's Cookbook, Celebrated Works of Literature and the Passages That Feature Them (Ballantine Books) was featured as a National Public Radio holiday gift pick in 2003. Five of her titles are published for the educational market by Benchmark Education Company and Richard C. Owen Publishers, and include Caterpillar Can't Wait, Watch a Butterfly Grow, How Many Muffins, Farm Stand Mystery, and In Black Bear Country. In 2010, she started her own publishing company, Essemkay Company Productions, and released The Ghost in Me, which is a paranormal middle-grade novel, and an award-winning chapter book for young readers called Little Red Riding Hood, Into the Forest Again (2011 KART Kids Book List Award; 2012 Purple Dragonfly Book Award HM). Her stories, articles, and poems have appeared in numerous venues, including Babybug and Cricket magazines. She lives in Utah, where she is perpetually entertained by her children, their friends, and the students that find themselves stuck in her science classroom.
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Region: Utah/Southern Idaho
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