Donna Marie Merritt

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Donna Marie Merritt was born on 6 January, 1965 in Rome, Italy. Discover Donna Marie Merritt’s Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is She in this year and how She spends money? Also learn how She earned most of networth at the age of 55 years old?

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Age55 years old
Zodiac SignCapricorn
Born6 January 1965
Birthday6 January
BirthplaceRome, Italy
NationalityItaly

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2019

Donna Marie Merritt spent 14 years as an elementary and middle school teacher before devoting her time to writing. Her first children’s book, Let’s Eat!, was published by Abrams Learning Trends in 2004. Her contributions to the Big Book Math™ and Big Book Science™ series won the Teachers’ Choice Award from Learning Magazine in 2007 and 2009. Her book Too-Tall Tina was part of the Math Matters® series from Kane Press that won Learning’s Teachers’ Choice Award for Children’s Books in 2008.

Merritt’s earlier poetry collections, What’s Wrong with Ordinary? Poems to Celebrate Life (2012), Cancer, A Caregiver’s View (2011), and Job Loss, A Journey in Poetry (2010), have an intimate way of connecting with readers. Noted poet and anthologist Lee Bennett Hopkins says, “Merritt’s poignant work resonates with true realities, giving reasons to see ourselves as we should.”

Teachers’ Choice Award from Learning Magazine for contributions to three children’s book series, 2007, 2008, 2009

Award for Young Adult Fiction from Children’s Writer, 2005

What’s Wrong with Ordinary? Poems to Celebrate Life, AVALON PRESS, Cornwall, England; 2012 (9780956330345)

Cancer, A Caregiver’s View, AVALON PRESS, Cornwall, England; 2011 (9780956330338)

Poems for QUEUE, INC (language arts and writing workbooks): “Traveling Together”; “Who Needs School?”; “Different”; “The Turtle’s Walk”; “Someone Special”; “Jumping Rope”; 2009

Poems published by CAROLYN’S VOICE (pro-life newsletter): “Because of You” (2011);“The Decision” (2009); “Thank You” (2005); “Where, Lord?” (2005); “My Right to Be Loved” (2004); “God’s Gift” (2004); “My Child” (2003); “Precious Child So New” (2002); “I Am a Child of God” (2001); “A Stirring Within” (2000)

Let’s Figure It Out! K–1 math book; Abrams Learning Trends, Austin; 2005 (9780766418356)

Let’s Measure with Tools, K–1 math book; Abrams Learning Trends, Austin; 2005 (pen name: Christine N. Casteel) (9780766418363)

Let’s Eat! pre-K and K science book; Abrams Learning Trends, Austin; 2004 (9780766415003)

“Leo’s Escape”: online reading program, grade 5; TOTAL READER; 2005

“Mike’s Broken Arm”: online reading program, grade 3; TOTAL READER; 2005

“God’s Loving Plan”: Christian reflection; THE WORD AMONG US; Nov. 2004

“God’s Voice in My Heart”: Christian reflection; SIGNS OF THE TIMES; Jan. 2004

“Real Writers Write from the Heart”: for writers; CHILDREN’S WRITER; April 2004

“A Parent’s Bill of Rights”: for parents; PARTNERSHIP FOR LEARNING; online September 2002; reprinted by METRO PARENT Magazine; February 2004

“Writing Poetry for Children: A Joyful Struggle”: for writers; CHILDREN’S WRITER; January 2002

2018

Teensy Meensy Mice by Donna Marie Merritt, illustrated by Ed Heck; coming in 2018

2017

Merritt’s most recent poetry book (April 2017) is No Winter Maintenance: Pass at Your Own Risk, available from Amazon. “Both wise and wickedly funny,” according to poet George Bilgere.

No Winter Maintenance: Pass at Your Own Risk, YBK Publishers, New York, NY; 2017 (9781936411481)

Hush That Hullabaloo! by Donna Marie Merritt, illustrated by Chris Demarest; 2017 (9781365516221)

2015

We Walk Together was published in 2015 by Beech Hill Publishing Company [1]. Poet Barbara Crooker says, “Merritt’s is a plain undecorated style, bearing witness to our troubled world.”

We Walk Together, BEECH HILL PUBLISHING COMPANY, Maine; 2015 (9780990820062)

“Be Still”: poem for GARBANZO LITERARY JOURNAL, volume 5; May 2015

2014

“St. Patrick’s Day in Chicago”: poem for anthology—THE POETRY OF US; National Geographic; 2018

“Me and My Feet”: children’s poem for anthology—ONE MINUTE TILL BEDTIME; Little, Brown Books for Young Readers; Spring 2016

“The Great Blue Hole”: poem for anthology—BOOK OF NATURE POETRY; National Geographic; October 2015

“Playful Puppies”: children’s poem; HIGHLIGHTS HELLO! Magazine; 2014

“In Response to Olives”: poem for anthology—OLIVES, NOW AND THEN: POEMS IN HONOR OF DONALD HALL; CT Poetry Society; Sept. 2011

“me and lee”: poem for anthology—DEAR ONE: A TRIBUTE TO LEE BENNETT HOPKINS; NCTE; 2009

2013

Her House and Other Poems, was released by Stairwell Books [2] in June 2013. About this book, poet and novelist David Kherdian says, “Here we have an eye open to the world, that poem by poem brings that world into view for all to see, and to be nurtured by.”

Her House and Other Poems, STAIRWELL BOOKS, Norwalk, CT and the UK; 2013 (9781939269089)

“I Can!” and “Your Wonderful Body”: children’s poems; HIGHLIGHTS HELLO! Magazine; 2013

Amazing Scientists, gr. 1–2 science book; Abrams Learning Trends, Austin; 2006 (9780766420571)

The Water Cycle, gr. 1–2 science book; Abrams Learning Trends, Austin; 2006 (9780766420649)

Too-Tall Tina, K–3 Math Matters series; Kane Press, New York; 2005 (9781575651507)

How Else Can You Show It?, K–1 math book; Abrams Learning Trends, Austin; 2005 (9780766418318)

How Scientists Observe, K–1 science; Abrams Learning Trends, Austin; 2005 (pen name: Marie Mulcahy) (9780766415836)

Are They Equal? K–1 math book; Abrams Learning Trends, Austin; 2005 (pen name: Brianna M. Cain) (9780766418332)

Is It Likely to Happen? K–1 math book; Abrams Learning Trends, Austin; 2005 (9780766418349)

My Wonderful Body, K–1 science book; Abrams Learning Trends, Austin; 2005 (9780766415843)

Over, Under, In, and Out, K–1 math book; Abrams Learning Trends, Austin; 2005 (pen name: Marie Mulcahy) (9780766418370)

Playground Science, K–1 science book; Abrams Learning Trends, Austin; 2005 (9780766415850)

Sun and Shadows, Sky and Space, K–1 science; Abrams Learning Trends, Austin; 2005 (9780766415874)

What Time Is It? K–1 math book; Abrams Learning Trends, Austin; 2005 (pen name: Marie Mulcahy) (9780766418394)

2012

“Jargon” and “Snow Walk”: poems for CADUCEUS, a journal by the Yale Medical Group, volumes 9 and 10; Spring 2012 and 2013

“Hello, World!”: children’s poem; HIGHLIGHTS HIGH FIVE Magazine; 2012

“Easiest Job Ever”: children’s poem; SCBWI BULLETIN; 2012

“Twisting Paths”: for writers; CAREER PLANNING & ADULT DEVELOPMENT JOURNAL; 2012

Review: http://www.poeticdiversity.org/main/columns.php?recordID=1745&date=2012-12-01

2011

“Sapling”: for writers; Black Lawrence Press; October 2011

Interview: http://pennylockwoodehrenkranz.blogspot.com/2011/04/interview-with-poet-donna-marie-merritt.html

Essay: http://davidabramsbooks.blogspot.com/2011/05/my-first-time-donna-marie-merritt.html

2010

Job Loss, A Journey in Poetry, AVALON PRESS, Cornwall, England; 2010 (9780956330314)

2009

“The Open Door”: poem for all ages; BOOK LINKS; May 2009

Let’s Begin with the Letter People: contributing writer to thematically-based preschool program; Abrams Learning Trends; 2009

Explore Writing: poetry contributor and editor of revised tutorials for student preparation in writing assessment, grades 3 to 8; QUEUE, INC.; 2009

Explore Language Arts Literacy: poetry contributor and editor of revised tutorials for student preparation in language arts assessment, grades 3 to 8; QUEUE, INC.; 2009

2008

“Learning to Follow Christ”: Christian poem; THE CATHOLIC LEADER; 2008

“I Gave to You”: Christian poem; THE CATHOLIC YEARBOOK; January 2008

2007

“Promises”: Christian poem; THE CATHOLIC LEADER; 2007 and THE CATHOLIC YEARBOOK; 2009

“Voluntary Lockdown”: poem for writers; Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators BULLETIN; 2007

2006

“Moments Unseen”: Christian reflection; SIGNS OF THE TIMES; April 2006

2005

“The Great Ape Language Debate”; NATIONAL READING STYLES INSTITUTE; includes audiotape; 2005

“Homebots”; NATIONAL READING STYLES INSTITUTE; includes audiotape; 2005

“Three Reasons”: online reading program, high school; TOTAL READER; 2005

“Sarah and the Rodeo Rider”: online reading program, high school; TOTAL READER; 2005

Four stories for the Power Reading series, grade 4; NATIONAL READING STYLES INSTITUTE; includes audiotape; 2005

2004

Five stories for the Power Reading series, grade 2; NATIONAL READING STYLES INSTITUTE; includes audiotape; 2004

“Healing through Writing”: for educators; NEA TODAY; October 2004

“Why Do You Write?”: for young writers; POTLUCK MAGAZINE; March 2004

2003

“Teaching Your Parents to Be Polite”: children’s poem; WEE ONES Online; 2003

“The Parent Connection”: monthly column for parents; TEACHING K-8 Magazine; August 2003 to May 2004

“Is Lisa a Goody-Goody?”: Christian fiction for middle grade readers; DISCOVERY TRAILS; February 2003

“The Difficult Mrs. D.”: Christian reflection; LIGUORIAN; September 2003

“My Angels”: Christian reflection for parents; CATHOLIC TRANSCRIPT; July 2003

“Butterflies and Children”: reflection for parents; LAUGHING & LEARNING (anthology), 2003

2002

“Life in the Middle”: monthly column for educators; TEACHING K-8 Magazine; September 2002 to May 2003

“Signs of Learning”: for educators; TEACHING K-8 Magazine; October 2002

“Smart Steps to School Success”: for parents; PARTNERSHIP FOR LEARNING; online September 2002

2001

“Helping Parents to Help You”: for educators; TEACHING K-8 Magazine; September 2001

2000

“Re: Education Cuts”: town budget; TOWN TIMES; July 2000

1997

“The Unpublished Writer”: for writers; SCBWI NEW ENGLAND NEWS; Nov. 1997

1996

“Advice to a New Writer from a New Writer”: for writers; SCBWI: NEW ENGLAND NEWS; Sept./Oct. 1996

1965

Donna Marie Merritt (born 1965) is an American poet and children’s author. Writing about such topics as unemployment and cancer, her poetry has been described as “the real thing, [a] moving human experience artfully expressed” by poet Dave Morrison. Merritt’s collections contain serious and humorous poems, and the poetic forms range from traditional verse to free verse to haiku.

Merritt was born in Rome, NY, on January 6, 1965, spent much of her childhood in Texas, and moved to Connecticut when in high school. Merritt earned an A.S. in Early Childhood Education from Mattatuck Community College, a B.S. in Elementary Education from Central Connecticut State University (graduating first in her class), and an M.S. in Psychology from Central Connecticut State University (with a 4.0 GPA).