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St. Charles author publishes first book

Published: Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013 6:31 p.m. CDT
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“College PaperBuddy: The Quick, Friendly Guide to Writing Quality Research Papers” is available at

Anna Kendall, originally from St. Charles, has published her first book entitled  “College PaperBuddy: The Quick, Friendly Guide to Writing Quality Research Papers.”

According to a press release, the book is meant to rival the manuals found on reference shelves by adding a “fresh and friendly tone.”

The guide, which is geared toward students, includes examples, tips, and illustrations, as  well as timesaving methods for writing research papers.

“College PaperBuddy” also includes links to websites that offer free research sources for most college majors, and follows common collegiate writing styles for documenting sources such as APA, Chicago and MLA.

The book is available at  

About Anna Kendall

Anna Kendall grew up in St. Charles where she attended St. Charles High School.

After high school, Kendall attended the University of Iowa where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and a Bachelor of Arts in American Studies.

She later moved to Chicago to pursue a Master’s degree in Writing Pedagogy at DePaul University in Chicago.

In addition to “College PaperBuddy,” Kendall has also published other works, including stories for “Chicken Soup for the Soul” books, such as “The Guarantee” and “Worrywart on the Dance Floor,” as well as articles for academic publications, such as “The Assignment Sheet Mystery” for The Writing Lab Newsletter.

For more information about Anna Kendall and “College PaperBuddy,” visit

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