My Children’s Books

MaryAnn has written and published the following books for children:

THE DANDELION PATCH by MaryAnn Diorio
Illustrated by Doina Paraschiv

Winner of “Best Book of Juvenile Fiction” in 2017 Pinnacle Book Achievement Awards Contest

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

When Yolanda Riggins discovers that the government plans to build a new highway through her beloved dandelion patch, she rises up in protest and asserts her God-given right to private ownership of property. Will she succeed against all odds to save her dandelion patch? Will tact, truth, and tough love win the day for Yolanda and the children who love her? Read this delightful book to find out.

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WHO IS JESUS? by MaryAnn Diorio
Illustrated by Kim Sponaugle

Finalist in the Children’s Religion Category of the 2015 National Indie Excellence Awards Contest!  

Teach your children to know Jesus as He truly is–loving, compassionate, and kind.

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CANDLE LOVE by MaryAnn Diorio
Illustrated by Valeria Wicker

Keisha has a new baby sister. Tamara’s arrival has triggered fear and jealousy in Keisha. She fears that Mama will love Tamara more than Mama loves Keisha. But when Mama uses three special candles to demonstrate what love is, Keisha learns that there is always enough love to go around.

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TOBY TOO SMALL by MaryAnn Diorio
 Illustrated by Doina Paraschiv

Toby Michaels is small. Too small to be of much good to anyone. lthough he tries and tries to prove himself, no one believes him. Toby starts doubting himself until one day, he discovers that it’s not how big you are on the outside that matters; it’s how big you are on the inside.

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DO ANGELS RIDE PONIES?
Illustrated by Valeria Wicker

Disabled, but determined, eight-year-old Jeremiah Bentley discovers the power of faith to achieve the impossible.

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A Student's Guide to Nathaniel Hawthorne by MaryAnn Diorio

A STUDENT’S GUIDE TO NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE by MaryAnn Diorio, PhD

Nathaniel Hawthorne is an outstanding American author who lived and wrote during the 19th century. His fiction deals with a wide variety of themes, including alienation, sin, guilt, pride, and hypocrisy. He delves into issues of the human heart that cross generational lines. In A Student’s Guide to Nathaniel Hawthorne, Dr. MaryAnn Diorio has provided a rich resource for understanding and appreciating the works of this great author.

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A Student's Guide to Herman Melville by MaryAnn Diorio

A STUDENT’S GUIDE TO HERMAN MELVILLE by MaryAnn Diorio, PhD

Herman Melville is an outstanding American author who lived and wrote during the 19th century. He wrote MOBY DICK, one of the greatest novels in this history of all literature. Melville’s writings blend fact with fiction and high adventure with powerful symbolism His personal experiences in far-off lands allowed Melville to bring a great sense of realism to his fiction. In A Student’s Guide to Herman Melville, Dr. MaryAnn Diorio has provided a rich resource for understanding and appreciating the life and works of this literary giant.

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A Student's Guide to Mark Twain by MaryAnn Diorio

A STUDENT’S GUIDE TO MARK TWAIN by MaryAnn Diorio, PhD

Mark Twain is an outstanding American author who lived and wrote during the 19th century and died in 1910. He is most famous for two novels: The Adventures of Tom Sawyher and Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Twain’s greatest contributions to American style reside in his humorist approach and his unique use of language. In A Student’s Guide to Mark Twain, Dr. MaryAnn Diorio has provided a rich resource for understanding and appreciating the works of this great author.

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