Shana Gorian

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Shana Gorian is the author of the Rosco the Rascal series, chapter books for kids 6+ in which a sometimes rascally but always lovable German shepherd uses his steadfast heroic nature to help his pals, brother and sister James and Mandy, find adventure and overcome obstacles.

Shana grew up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and currently lives in Southern California with her husband, two children, and the 'real' Rosco the Rascal - her fun-loving German shepherd who constantly inspires new stories.

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Ten Books for Thankful Kids

It’s no secret that I love holiday children’s books, and November is one of the best times of the year for them. But squeezed in between the commercial powerhouse holidays of Halloween and Christmas, Thanksgiving books are often overlooked. So here’s a short list of some favorites, new and old, if you want to remind your kids to stay thankful, teach them some traditions about the holiday, or ju...

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