Young Home Schooled Author About to Release Her Third Book


Eleven-year-old Shanaya Fastje of El Paso has recently finished her third book in her Mystery School series, titled Mystery School: Crazy Adventures. Shanaya was recognized with the 2009 Shining Star of Texas Award as one of Texas’ youngest authors and was the recipient of the 2010 Kohl’s Kids Who Care Award for her anti-bullying program, “The Bully in the Mirror,” which she created to help teachers and students alike understand the effects of bullying on students. She currently serves as the only home school student on the El Paso Youth Council.

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