Nebraska Authors

Rajean Luebs Shepherd

Born 1955 Bay City, MI (USA)

Rajean Shepherd is the author of several children's books about Nebraska in the Sleeping Bear Press State Series.

Places Lived

North Platte, NE

Author Of

  • Fiction
  • Nonfiction


Childrens Books; Nebraska


Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education, Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, MI


Teacher, preschool director and teacher.

Places Worked

Tucson, AZ
North Platte, NE
Bay City, MI


John H. Ames Reading Series, Featured Reader, 15 February 2007 and 21 February 2008
Nebraska 150 Books honor for C Is For Cornhusker and Little Nebraska, 2017


Worked with Up With People, an international educational musical performance group for 10 years.


C Is for Cornhusker. 2004.
Husker Numbers. 2007.
Little Nebraska. 2015.
Shepherd's February 2007 presentation at the Ames Reading Series:

Her 2008 presentation is here:

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