Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Good-Bye, Denise (1 of 2 Stories Honoring Black History Month)

This is the book cover for the 1990 out-of-print book that I self-published under my former married name: Debbie Rauch. My illustrator was Dusty Araujo.

Goodbye, Denise

When I was in 5th grade, in 1969, one of my school friends died on the last day of school. She was hit by a car and died instantly. It was my first real experience with death. My friends and I were very upset and confused. Six years earlier, in 1963, one fifth-grade girl and three eighth-grade girls died in a church in Birmingham , Alabama . They were killed by a bomb.

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More About The Author:

Professional Storyteller Debbie Dunn has been telling stories and teaching storytelling since 1989. For more information on her Storytelling and Workshop offerings, please visit her Storytelling Website at She is the author of "The Bell Witch Unveiled At Last! The True Story Of A Poltergeist" written under her pen name of DJ Lyons. This book was published in March of 2008. For more information about this Bell Witch book, her one-woman show based on this book, or to purchase the book using Pay Pal, please visit her Bell Witch Website at Her next book is due to be published later in 2009. It is titled "White Reindeer, Kudzu Monster, & Other Tales Of Wonder," also written under her pen name of DJ Lyons. For more information about this book, please visit her Ask DJ Lyons Website at

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