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juvenile fiction author

Samantha Lynn Abeel, American Juvenile fiction author. Avocations: early American history, hiking, skiing, music F C. Recipient 1st regional and 2d place state writer's award Daughters of the American Revolution, 1992, award of excellence Learning Disabilities Association, 1993. Speaker to civic groups on learning disabilities, 1993; numerous presentations to church groups on writing and learning differences, since 1993.

Background

Abeel, Samantha Lynn was born on December 29, 1977 in Forks, Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Daughter of David Nelson and Elizabeth Ann (Pringle) Abeel.

Education

Student in public schools, Traverse City, Michigan.

Career

Speaker Learning Disabilities Association Michigan Annual Conference, 1993, Walloon Institute, Petoskey, Michigan, 1993, 94, New York Orton Dyslexia Society, New York City, 1994, Carroll School, Boston, 1994. Keynote speaker Ceya Institute, University of Wisconsin, Platteville, 1994.

Achievements

  • Avocations: early American history, hiking, skiing, music F C.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: What One Was White, 1994 (republic as Reach for the Moon) (Margot Marek book award New York Orton Dyslexia Society 1994), My Thirteenth Winter, 2003 (American Library Association Book Award Winner). Participant video Hidden Gifted.

Membership

Speaker to civic groups on learning disabilities, 1993. Numerous presentations to church groups on writing and learning differences, since 1993.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Early american history, hiking, skiing, music.

Connections

father:
David Nelson Abeel

mother:
Elizabeth Ann (Pringle) Abeel