Donna

Sign in to Goodreads to learn more about Donna.

https://www.goodreads.com/signingtraveler

Add friend Follow reviews   Send Message | Compare Books


The Help
Donna rated a book liked it
by Kathryn Stockett (Goodreads Author)
bookshelves: currently-reading
Rate this book
Clear rating

Donna Donna said: " I'm listening to the audio book. It's told from the voices of various women both white and black set in the early 1960's. The "help"--black women, do the housework, raise the children, cook the Thanksgiving meals for their white bosses. One white wom ...more "

 

Donna’s Recent Updates

Donna rated a book liked it
Sula by Toni Morrison
Rate this book
Clear rating
This is my first Toni Morrison book. I plowed through it even though I thought it bizarre. Sula is a story of two women who are kindred spirits and yet the exact opposite. They share laughter and secrets, daunting horrifying secrets. Yet, as they bec ...more
Donna rated a book it was amazing
Whatever It Takes by Paul Tough
Rate this book
Clear rating
Paul Tough does an incredible job of detailing Geoffrey Canada's life, his passions, his dreams. While the book is about Canada and the programs he establishes in Harlem, Tough weaves personal stories of families into the mix along with a splash of h ...more
Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli
Rate this book
Clear rating
Donna rated a book liked it
Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli
Stargirl (Stargirl, #1)
by Jerry Spinelli
recommended to Donna by: Joanie Sorensen
recommended for: teachers, older elementary students, high school students who struggle with reading
Rate this book
Clear rating
This book is a high interest-low reading level book--meaning it's great for older kids who struggle with reading.

Stargirl is set in a small town high school. She has been homeschooled her whole life and she is a bit odd. The story centers around who
...more
Donna rated a book it was amazing
Beyond the Sky and the Earth by Jamie Zeppa
Beyond the Sky and the Earth: A Journey into Bhutan
by Jamie Zeppa
recommended for: everyone, especially those who plan to live overseas
Rate this book
Clear rating
This might be my favorite book--EVER. Jamie Zeppa creates Bhutan in such an accessible way I feel like I've lived there. Her heartbreaks became my own. She becomes a broader person in Bhutan. She says (not a direct quote), when I lived in Canada, I d ...more
Donna rated a book liked it
The Help by Kathryn Stockett
The Help
by Kathryn Stockett (Goodreads Author)
Rate this book
Clear rating
I'm listening to the audio book. It's told from the voices of various women both white and black set in the early 1960's. The "help"--black women, do the housework, raise the children, cook the Thanksgiving meals for their white bosses. One white wom ...more
Donna rated a book liked it
Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout
Rate this book
Clear rating
This book is a Pulitzer Prize winner. It is an easy read if you want it to be. If you want something deeper, you can get that too. On the surface, it's about a woman and her family. There are also stories about others and their sometimes overt and so ...more
Donna rated a book really liked it
The Host by Stephenie Meyer
Rate this book
Clear rating
Yes, I read the Twilight series and so this was next on the list. It took me a couple of chapters to get hooked, but once I was hooked, I couldn't put it down. The premise is intriguing--an alien being implanted into a human being and they both exist ...more
More of Donna's books…
See your year in books badge
Jenn
1,006 books | 29 friends

Marla B...
53 books | 483 friends

Shawn S...
158 books | 366 friends

Sage Cohen
32 books | 339 friends

Hester
546 books | 14 friends

Toni
472 books | 39 friends

Adrienne
22 books | 10 friends

John Ga...
21 books | 2 friends

More friends…

Quizzes and Trivia

questions answered:
87 (0.0%)

correct:
42 (48.3%)

skipped:
0 (0.0%)

257007 out of 2097100

streak:
1

best streak:
5

questions added:
0



Polls voted on by Donna

Lists liked by Donna