Donna I. Bennett

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General Information

Name: Donna I. Bennett

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction

Born: 1926 in Ypsilanti, Michigan

Website: N/A


Illinois Connection

Bennett lives in DeKalb, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Bennett is a retired teacher. She wrote Jessica's Bear, a book for young children after a lifetime of teaching. The story reflects her understanding of the beautiful differences in children. She attended Flint Junior College, received a B.A. from the University of Michigan and a Masters degree from Northern Illinois University. She is also the author of Elementary Field Experience, a handbook for student and beginning teachers. Originally from Michigan, she has lived for many years in the DeKalb, Illinois, area.

Published Works

  • Jessica's Bear, Mayhaven, 1999
  • Walk Through the Valley of Death, Infinity, 2003
  • Elementary Field Experiences: A Handbook With Resources , Delmar, 1994

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Jessica's Bear

ISBN: 1878044575
Release Date: 1999-04-01

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Walk Through the Valley of Death

ISBN: 0741414414
Release Date: 2003-03-14

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Literary Awards


Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)

Will speak to school groups at all levels. Also speaks about:

  • Art of writing - how to get published.
  • Grief Support - groups on death and caregiving.

External Links

Donna I. Bennett on WorldCat

Donna I. Bennett on Amazon


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