MaryAnn has written and published the following books for children:
WHO IS JESUS? by MaryAnn Diorio
Illustrated by Kim Sponaugle
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.
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.
DO ANGELS RIDE PONIES?
Illustrate by Valeria Wicker
Disabled, but determined, eight-year-old Jeremiah Bentley discovers the power of faith to achieve the impossible.
A STUDENT’S GUIDE TO NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE (e-Book)
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.
A STUDENT’S GUIDE TO HERMAN MELVILLE (e-Book)
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.
A STUDENT’S GUIDE TO MARK TWAIN (e-Book)
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.