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Karen, a North Carolina native who moved to Greenwood, S.C., at age 5, has had a lifelong passion for reading. Living in a small town before the days of malls and the Internet, Karen found her source of entertainment to be books, and more books!
In college, she turned her love for reading into a love for writing. She earned a bachelor’s degree in news-editorial journalism from the University of South Carolina and worked as a newspaper reporter and editor before beginning a career in public relations. Karen has a passion for writing books for children that teaches and inspires them.
A charter member of the Carolina Guardian Society at the University of South Carolina, Karen serves on the Speakers Bureau of Sistercare in Columbia, S.C. She is a member of the Columbia Museum of Art, the Historic Columbia Foundation, Columbia Green, the Carolina Alumni Association, the Dog Writers Association of America, Sisters in Crime, and the Daughters of the American Revolution. Karen is the public relations director at the Arnold School of Public Health at USC.
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A Place for Lily Kate
by Pat Hodnett
A young girl, orphaned by the death of her grandmother, is uprooted from her Charleston, S.C., home and relocated in a new town.
The Mystery of the Screecher Creature
by Karen Petit
Can pets sniff out thieves and other perps? Led by a super canine like Ivy, they can! She's a lab-chow mix who leads other animals in her neighborhood to solve The Mystery of the Screecher Creature.
The Class Menagerie II
by Red Letter Press
Published: September 28, 2011.
» Coming of age
Twenty-six stories written by college students in a fiction workshop class at the University of South Carolina, plus one by the professor.
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