Illinois State Library

Illinois Center for the Book

Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Donna I. Bennett  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction

Audience: Adult; Young Adult; Children;

Born: 1926 in Ypsilanti, Michigan

-- Donna I. Bennett on WorldCat --

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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.

Speaking Engagements

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.

Selected Titles At Your Library

Elementary field experiences :
ISBN: 0827356617. OCLC Number: 29183045

Delmar Publishers,. .

Jessica's bear /
ISBN: 1878044575. OCLC Number: 42080062

Mayhaven Pub.,. .