Peg Kehret


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in LaCrosse, WI, The United States
November 11, 1936

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Peg Kehret writes middle grade fiction and nonfiction. She's won dozens of state children's choice awards, where kids vote for their favorite book.

When she was twelve, Peg was paralyzed with polio. Most of her protagonists are the age she was then.

A volunteer with animal rescue groups, three of Peg's books are co-authored by Pete the Cat."

Average rating: 4.14 · 39,662 ratings · 4,650 reviews · 63 distinct worksSimilar authors
Stolen Children

4.25 avg rating — 6,364 ratings — published 2008 — 10 editions
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Small Steps: The Year I Got...

4.43 avg rating — 5,624 ratings — published 1996 — 16 editions
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Runaway Twin

4.22 avg rating — 4,481 ratings — published 2009 — 7 editions
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Abduction!

4.20 avg rating — 4,284 ratings — published 2004 — 9 editions
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Escaping The Giant Wave

4.06 avg rating — 3,093 ratings — published 2003 — 14 editions
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The Ghost's Grave

4.02 avg rating — 2,183 ratings — published 2005 — 13 editions
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Ghost Dog Secrets

4.07 avg rating — 1,892 ratings — published 2010 — 7 editions
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Earthquake Terror

3.97 avg rating — 1,621 ratings — published 1996 — 11 editions
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Shelter Dogs: Amazing Stori...

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4.20 avg rating — 1,137 ratings — published 1999 — 16 editions
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I'm Not Who You Think I Am

3.93 avg rating — 1,123 ratings — published 1999 — 6 editions
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The Stranger Next Door Spy Cat Trapped
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Terror at the Zoo Horror at the Haunted House Danger at the Fair
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The Volcano Disaster The Blizzard Disaster The Flood Disaster
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Cat Burglar on the Prowl Bone Breath and the Vandals Don't Go Near Mrs. Tallie Desert Danger The Ghost Followed Us Home Race to Disaster Screaming Eagles
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“...now that I had finally confronted him, he had lost his power over me.”
Peg Kehret, Escaping The Giant Wave

“Fear that comes from personal experience is far more real than fear based on someone else's ordeal.”
Peg Kehret, Escaping The Giant Wave
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“Books had taught me new ideas and had shown me ways of life that I would not have known about otherwise, and they offered a refuge when, like now, real life seemed too hard.”
Peg Kehret, Runaway Twin

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