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Donna I. Bennett

Born: 1926 in Ypsilanti, Michigan
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Bennett lives in DeKalb, Illinois.

Biography: 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.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers; Children; Young adult readers

Donna I. Bennett on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

  Elementary field experiences :
ISBN: 0827356617 OCLC: 29183045

Delmar Publishers, Albany, N.Y. : ©1994.

Jessica's bear /
ISBN: 1878044575 OCLC: 42080062

Mayhaven Pub., Mahomet, Ill. : ©1999.