Peg Kehret Quotes
“See how her expression changes when she looks at you? It's the love light shining from within...Lucky we are when we're seen through the light of love, be it shining in the eyes of human or beast. Some folks go all their days without ever seeing it directed at them. It's a splendid, special look. Cherish it. - Mr. Morrison, Humane Society volunteer”
“Worse of all, I had to live with a terrible secret. I told lies to keep people from finding out what I'd done and then I had to tell more lies to cover up the first ones. Through it all, I felt like scum. I regretted what I had done and I hated pretending all the time but it was too late. - Kit Hathaway”
- Date of birth: November 11, 1936
- Born: in LaCrosse, WI, The United States.
- Description: 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."