Fan Mail - DLW Story Teller

Brenda Wall – Lucy Hilton Maddox Memorial Library

Email received 2/8/2007 Dear Dave: Well, Donna’s visit ended about four hours ago and we have all the furniture back in place and our breathing has almost returned to normal. I’m guessing our entire staff will sleep soundly tonight. Donna was magnificent. The children adored her, the adults adored...

Justin Ashworth – McNamara Elementary School

Dear Donna Washington, Hi! My name is Justin Ashworth. I’m the library media specialist at McNamara Elementary School in Baldwinsville, New York. In late October we met and spoke briefly while you were storytelling at our school. Your visit left such an impression on our students that we studied...

Brandy Wyatt, Children’s Specialist

Email received 8/3/2006 Dear Donna: I would like to take this opportunity to express my thanks for the enthralling performance that you put on for our 2006 Vacation Reading Program on June 14. The kids and adults truly enjoyed it; they could not stop talking about you. I thought...

Lisa Kissner

Email received 7/23/2004 Dear Donna, Thank you, thank you, thank you for entertaining my son, Parke and I on Tuesday in Wallace, NC. We were delighted by your performance and have been thoroughly enjoying your CD, Little Shivers. In fact, we have listened to the CD about 10 times...

Glenn Gesek – Reflections from Kids at Van Buren Elementary School Baldwinville, NY

Michael (Daddy) and Ceridwyn (Daughter) Quaintance – A new companion

Ms. Washington, In the old days a man’s car was his castle, folks entered as guests, and honored guests sat up front…with explicit instructions not to touch the radio or slam the door….lest you find yourself standing on the roadside waiting for the bus, while wondering if you had...

Linda L. MacKay

Dear Donna, Thank you so much for an awesome day yesterday!!!!!!! I have never seen our students so captivated by a performer. You had them in the palm of your hand, and they loved every minute of your stories. I have had many enthusiastic comments from students and teachers...