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Elda Dawber

Elda M. Dawber



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Elda M. Dawber
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literary fiction; illustrated children's

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clinical social worker; author
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Elda Dawber is a clinical social worker who has been working with abused and neglected children and their families for more than forty years. Her writing is informed by the trauma, grit, and struggle to survive witnessed in hundreds of remarkable children. This is their story, as well as the story of millions of adult survivors who will relate to its frank descriptions of the healing environment good therapy can provide. Elda lives in Rhode Island, surrounded by an amazingly loving and diverse family. It is her hope that her stories will find their way to the people who may need them most.
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Book #1 Title
Wait Until I'm Dead!
Book #1 Subtitle
A Novel of Family Secrets
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Elda M. Dawber
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Elda M. Dawber
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Book #1 Description
When world-renowned author, DJ Brava, writes her autobiography, all she intends is to give hope to others who have courageously survived childhood terror. But even before publication, the red hot manuscript is igniting a firestorm of controversy. Her editor is being threatened, her family is rebelling, but the secrets just keep on growing. DJ and her two best friends race to discover who's behind the drive to silence her words -- and why.
Book #1 Distributors
Amazon; Create Space; select RI Bookstores


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The Weirdest Saturday Ever
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Elda M. Dawber
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Stillwater River Publications
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Saturdays are supposed to be full of fun and friends, but Mikel Franklin's Saturday isn't going quite the way he had planned.

When a very grumpy Mikel spills his breakfast bagel all over the back porch, things begin to happen that turn his Saturday into the weirdest day ever.

an some very creepy little creatures help make Mikel's day something his friends will never believe?
Book #2 Distributors
Stillwater River Publications; Amazon; Barnes & Noble;
Book #2 Awards
Finalist Best Book Awards 2017 Illustrated Children's Category
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