Donna M. McDine

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Multi award-winning children’s author, Donna McDine’s creative side had laid dormant for many years until her desire to write sparked in 2007. With six children’s picture books to her credit:

• Angel's Forever Home ~ March 2019 ~ Mascot Books

• Dee and Deb Off They Go Kindergarten First Day Jitters (Purple Dragonfly Book Award Honorable Mention & The Story Monster Approved 2015 Award);

• Sandy Grave (Purple Dragonfly 2014 Award First Place Picture Books 6+, Story Monster Approved and Beach Book Festival Honorable Mention 2014);

• Powder Monkey (Purple Dragonfly 2015 Award First Place Historical Fiction and Story Monster Approved 2014);

• Hockey Agony (Purple Dragonfly 2015 Award Honorable Mention Picture Books 6 & Older and New England Book Fest
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Donna M. McDine My current W-I-P is a middle grade historical fiction manuscript.
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Dee and Deb Off They Go- Kindergarten First Day Jitters by Donna M. McDine
" Amanda, thank you so kindly for your thoughtful review. I appreciate your support! Best regards, Donna "
Dee and Deb Off They Go- Kindergarten First Day Jitters by Donna M. McDine
"A very sweet book about finding your brave and making new friends - children will relate to the first day jitters and be inspired to be brave themselves."
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Angel's Forever Home by Rita Gigante
"I just read Angel’s Forever Home and loved it! It’s a heartwarming story about finding love. Angel is such a lovable and relatable character; he has a great voice! It’s the kind of story from which we can learn many lessons. I look forward to reading" Read more of this review »
Angel's Forever Home by Rita Gigante
"A sweet story about a dog named Angel who was injured badly in an earthquake. Angel is concerned that she might have troubles finding a family because she’s injured. It’s not long before a loving family decides to adopt her and when they take her to " Read more of this review »
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" Terrific picture book list! You've inspired me to get back into reading picture books on a regular basis. ...more "
" Beverly wrote: "How exciting. Congratulations, Donna. You are so awesome. A great way to start the week. Enjoy and stay safe."

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" Hi Beverly, delighted you liked my review. It was a pleasure getting to know Gabe! All my best lovely friend, Donna "
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message 4: by J.D.

J.D. Holiday I have no idea where the Story About You is listed. Didn't even know it existed until you sent it to me.


message 3: by J.D.

J.D. Holiday Donna,
Just read the Wrote a story about You, you wrote.
That was funny!

Have you any idea where those Story About You comments
are being posted? I haven't a clue!

Jan


message 2: by Donna

Donna McDine Same here. We just keep bumping into each other and it's wonderful!


message 1: by J.D.

J.D. Holiday Hi Donna,
Nice to have you on my friends list here, too!

Sincerely
Jan


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