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P. G. Shriver was born in California, raised in Minnesota and currently lives on a small Foundation Quarter Horse farm in Texas.

Shriver has been writing since the age of seven when she entered and won a poetry contest sponsored by a local newspaper. She has written 13 books for children and young adults, including her Texas Festivals picture book series. Shriver has a master's degree in Education from the University of Texas at Arlington and currently teaches composition and literature at Texas State Technical College Waco. Shriver also spent eight of her 19 years in education teaching fourth through eighth grade language arts at two Texas public schools. Writing has always been her greatest passion. Shriver loves to travel, meet new people, discuss books, and allow the world to spark her imagination.

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Sally Travels Parade Style

Children's Picture Book

Sally and Red bust through book two on their way to George West! Will Sally and her school friends collect enough decorations for Red before the big parade? Sally's on her way, but something's wrong! Red's short on decorations. Did your mascot tag along?

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Sally the Traveling Sadle

Children's Picture Book

Sally the Travelin' Saddle, a hardcover picture book, commemorates the tenth anniversary of Texas Word Wrangler Book Festival in Giddings, Texas with a Texas Cinderella story written in verse--without a Prince Charming. On her way to TWWBF, Sally visits various schools on Highway 77 and fills in with a little prattle.

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The Gifted Ones: The Dream

Fiction, Sci-Fi, Young Adult

Fire rages in their dream. Whirlwinds threaten their bond. Evil fuels their anger. Nathan, orphaned by murderers, steals his grandmother's car to flee his home in Paradise leaving behind all that remains of his life, his family, his home—because of the dream.

Rebecca, the talented, autistic, speechless one, knows more than her estranged father believes, which sets her on the run and into unfamiliar situations—because of the dream.

Cai, the angry young woman orphaned after a plane crash, seeks reasons, revenge, restitution from her nightmarish tormentor—because of the dream.

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The Gifted Ones: The Fairytale

Non-Fiction, Historical, Travel, Texas

Cheater--bounced from foster home to foster home since a fire at age five--runs away in search of the endless fairytale destination emphasized by her late mother. The young girl's picture dawns every post in every city and the law seeks her for murder. She has nothing left to lose on her search, except her freedom.

Jazz--good-boy-gone-bad--turns to crime after his mother is hospitalized and his seventeen-year-old sister dies at the hands of his stepfather. Longing to free himself of the Beast, he struggles with the bitter taste of defeat as his mother's life balances between his world and the next.

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