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Shaunda Kennedy Wenger

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Shaunda Kennedy Wenger is author of 8 books for children and co-author of The Book Lover's Cookbook, Recipes of Celebrated Works of Literature and the Passages That Feature Them, which was featured as a 2003 Holiday Gift Pick on National Public Radio. Her newest release is From Rivets and Rails, Recipes of a Railroad Boarding House Cookbook, which is based on her great grandmother's 1900s cookery journal. Her middle grade novels include The Ghost in Me and Reality Bites, Tales of a Half-Vampire. Her chapter book, Little Red Riding Hood: Into the Forest Again earned the 2011 KART Kids Book List Award and the 2012 Purple Dragonfly Honorable Mention Award. Her five other titles are published for the educational market. Her poems, short stories ...more

Thank you readers for telling other readers about my book, The Ghost in Me. It has finally found a place on the Amazon book lists, which is helping it find its way into new homes.

This is where it stands right now in the ranks at Amazon:
Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #4,495 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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The Book Lover's Cookbook

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The Ghost in Me

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