Maryna Doughty

Writer + Former Teacher + Christian

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My Writing Accomplishments

1st Place in Vivian Kirkfield's 2020 #50PreciousWords Contest

 

6th Place in Susanna Leonard Hill's 2019 Halloweensie Contest

 

Winning Entry in Lydia Lukidis and Kaitlyn Leann Sanchez's 2019 Fall Frenzy Writing Contest

Favorite Books

NON-FICTION:

Boundaries by Dr. Henry Cloud and Dr. John Townsend 

 

Necessary Endings by Dr. Henry Cloud

 

The Gift of Fear: Survival Signals That Protect Us from Violence by Gavin de Becker 

 

Protecting the Gift: Keeping Children and Teenagers Safe by Gavin de Becker

 

The Book Whisperer by Donalyn Miller

 

The Reading Zone: How to Help Kids Become Skilled, Passionate, Habitual, Critical Readers by Nancie Atwell and Anne Atwell Merkel

 

Readicide by Kelly Gallagher

 

 

THRILLER:

The Last Mrs. Parrish by Liv Constantine 

 

MIDDLE-GRADE:

Murder Is Bad Manners by Robin Stevens

 

Chasing Secrets by Gennifer Choldenko

 

The Stepmom Shake-Up by Niki Lenz

 

Wonder by R.J. Palacio

 

Are You There, God? It's Me Margaret by Judy Blume

 

Amal Unbound by Aisha Saeed

 

The Wide-Awake Princess series by E.D. Baker

 

Diary of a Wimpy Kid series by Jeff Kinney

 

The Bad Guys series by Aaron Blabey

CHAPTER BOOKS:

Wild Fairies series by Brandi Dougherty

Amelia Bedelia by Peggy Parish

 

 

PICTURE BOOKS

I Want My Hat Back by Jon Klassen

 

Summer Color by Diana Murray

 

It's Not Hansel and Gretel by Josh Funk

 

The One-Stop Story Shop by Tracey Corderoy

 

A Cooked-Up Fairy Tale by Penny Parker Klostermann 

 

I'm Sorry! By Barry Timms

An Easter Egg Hunt for Jesus by Susan Jones

BOARD BOOKS:

Bunny Breaths by Kira Willey

The Little Blue Truck series by Alice Schertle