Earthquake Terror – by Peg Kehret (Paperback) Description:

Earthquake Terror – Peg Kehret was born in Wisconsin grew up in Minnesota spent fourteen years in California and now lives with her husband in Washington State. They have two grown children four grandchildren one dog and one cat. Pegs novels for children are regularly rmended by the American Library Association the International Reading Association and the Childrens Book Council. She has won many state young reader or childrens choice awards. Pegs characters are ordinary kids who find themselves in exciting situations and who use their wits to solve their problems. There is usually humor as well as suspense in her books. A long-time volunteer at The Humane Society she often uses animals in her stories. Before she began writing books for children Peg published plays short stories articles and two books for adults. She is a frequent speaker at conferences for librarians and teachers. At the age of twelve Peg had polio and was paralyzed from the neck down. Because she can remember that experience and her year of recovery so vividly she finds it easy to write in the viewpoint of a twelve or thirteen year old. Most of her main characters are that age. Her autobiography Small Steps: The Year I Got Polio won the Golden Kite Award from the Society of Childrens Book Writers and Illustrators and the PEN Center USA West Award for Childrens Literature. When she is not writing Peg likes to watch baseball bake cookies and pump her old player piano. Earthquake Terror – by Peg Kehret (Paperback)