Author of "Stickeen: John Muir and the Brave Little Dog"
Donnell Rubay is the author of the beautiful children's picture book, Stickeen: John Muir and the Brave Little Dog
Winner, Benjamin Franklin Award, Best Nature Book, 1998
Nominee, Golden Kite Award, Best Picture book Text, 1998
Donnell Rubay's school program discusses the life and work of the renowned environmentalist John Muir, as well as explaining the writing, developing and publishing of a picture book.
Ms. Rubay's presentation includes a comparison of the artist's initial sketches to the book's final paintings. Also, depending on the audience, her program may include posters, maps and overhead transparencies.
The program works best with groups of around 100 students.
Ms. Rubay can speak to three or four such groups in a day.
Ms. Rubay is also available for parent nights or literary evening events.
Human and animal Relationships
Critical Praise for Donnell Rubay Author of "Stickeen: John Muir and the Brave Little Dog"
"This is a children's book to et excited bout." - Today's Librarian
"The detailed artwork is engaging, the dog loving readers will enjoy the story." -
- History and English Teacher
- Single Subjec California Teaching Credentials in Social Studies and English
- Multiple Subject California Teaching Credential
- Juris doctor, UCLA School of Law
- A.B. in Economics, UC Berkeley
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Stickeen: John Muir and the Brave Little Dog by Donnell Rubay, Illustrated by Christopher Canyon, may be obtained, at a discount, directly from Dawn Publications (900) 545-7475.
175 West H Street
Benicia, CA 94510
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