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BOOKS

Click for larger viewPuerto Rico, 2006     

 Copyright, 2010.

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Click for larger viewMy Friendship with Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton     Copyright, 2008.

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Click for larger viewMEMORIES OF MOM They Called her "Dutch".   Copyright, 2006.

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      NUN OF THIS...AND NUN OF THAT, BOOK ONE: BEGINNINGS: Convent life in the 1960's. Copyright, 2001.

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Click for larger viewNUN OF THIS...AND NUN OF THAT, BOOK TWO: MAKING VOWS: Convent life in the 1960's. Copyright, 2001.

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France1996.gif (443129 bytes)MEMOIRS OF A WRITER IN FRANCE, 1996: A collection of short stories about popular French Saints and Dr. Tavenner's two week odyssey in France. Copyright, 1997.

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Click for larger viewPERU, 2002: Memoirs of a Writer in Peru. Copyright, 2001.

 

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A PORTRAIT OF HELEN STEINER RICE: A LORAIN VERSION. A brief biography of Helen Steiner Rice. Copyright, 1998.

OUT OF PRINT: NO LONGER AVAILABLE

 

 

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BOOKLETS

Stories at the End of Life. A set of six booklets to enrich the lives of families, patients, physicians and caregivers. Published by the Chest Foundation. $35.00 per set. To order call: 1-800-343-2227 or write the Chest Foundation at P.O. Box 93794, Chicago, IL, 60673-3794. (Dr. Tavenner was one of 60 contributing authors. Her story, "We Called Her Dutch" is in booklet, FINAL DAYS, page 25. Copyright, 2003.)

ONLINE PUBLICATIONS

"There is no Shame in Self-Publishing" can be found at http://www.shared-self-publishing.com/there-is-no-shame-in-selfpublishing.html.

NEWSPAPERS

The Senior Years, Lorain County Office on Aging, September, 2010.  “National Hispanic Month: Sept. 15-Oct. 15”; Vol. 36, No. 9, p. 2 & 20.

 

The Senior Years, Lorain County Office on Aging, July, 2008, "Turning 60" Vol. 34, No. 7, p 1 & 32.  For a copy of this story,  click here:

 

El Latino Expreso, Lorain, OH. February 2-8, 2007.  "Mary Hilaire Tavenner en Caguas, Puerto Rico: Autora local viaja por tres semanas a Puerto Rico", pg. 4.

The Morning Journal, Lorain, OH. January 28, 2007.  "Local Author takes 3-week island tour of Puerto Rico", TRAVEL TIPS, pg. E-4                  For a copy of this story click here.

El Latino Expreso, Lorain, Ohio.  December 8-14, 2006, "Veinte", page 9

The Senior Years, Lorain County Office on Aging, January, 2006. 

“Lessons I Taught the Children”.  Vol. 32, No. 1, p.1.

 

The Senior Years, Lorain County Office on Aging, February, 2005, 

"The Best Things In Life" Vol. 31, No.2, p.1.

 

The Senior Years, Lorain County Office on Aging, March, 2004, 

"Helen Steiner Rice. . . Woman of Talent". Vol. 30, No.3, p.1.

 

The Cleveland Plain Dealer, Cleveland, OH. June 29, 2002; 

"A Former Nun Deplores Sexism in the Catholic Church"; Arts and Life Section, pg. E3.

 

The Catholic Sun, Syracuse, NY. June 3-June 9, 1999; 

Reflection, p. P17. "A Reflection on the Life of St. Joan of Arc" Vol. 118; No. 21.

 

The Florida Catholic, Orlando, FL. Thursday, August 7, 1997; 

World Youth Day, p. A30. "Young Saint a Model for World Youth Day Pilgrims". Vol. 58; No. 35; ISSN 0746-4584.

The Catholic Sun, Syracuse, NY. October 31-November 6, 1996; Perspective, p. 11. "Are You a Saint?" Vol. 116; No.37; ISSN 0744267X.

The Catholic Sun, Syracuse, NY. September 14-20, 1995; p. 15 

"The Only American Born Saint".

 

Catholic Universe Bulletin, Cleveland, OH. June 2, 1995; 

Guest Perspective, p. 7. Opinion Page. "The Impact of Having an American Saint". No. 121-23.

 

Tampa Tribune, Tampa, FL. May 10, 1992;

 Commentary Section, p. 6. "Children's Corner". Book Review: The Toom County Mud Race by Herb Karl.

 

Tampa Tribune, Tampa, FL. February 9, 1992; 

Commentary Section, Sunday Edition, p. 6. "Inspiring Legacy of a Teacher". Book Review: My Great-Aunt Arizona by Gloria Houston.

 

The Catholic Standard and Times, Philadelphia, PA. Vol. 85, No. 18/19. January 4, 1979; p. 2. 

"An Ecumenical Friendship: St. Elizabeth Seton's Philadelphia Friend".

 

The Catholic Sun, Syracuse, NY. December 24-31, 1975; p. 6. 

"First World Celebration of Feast of America's Own Saint".

MAGAZINES )

        The Catholic Leader

        The Dragon Lode, Children's Literature and Reading, IRA, Austin, TX. Vol. 10, No. 2, Spring, 1992; p. 12. Book Review: My Great-Aunt Arizona by Gloria Houston.

Empire Magazine; Syracuse Herald-American, Syracuse, NY. December 7, 1980; p. 21-25. "Nun Sees TV Stars Acting Like Saints".

Empire Magazine; Syracuse Herald-American, Syracuse, NY. January 22, 1978; p. 3&5. "Bumper Crop". A collection of bumper stickers displayed on NY, OH, and PA cars.

JOURNALS

        Florida Education Research Council Bulletin, Sarasota, FL. Vol. 25, No. 3, Spring 1994. "A Multi-Ethnic/Multi-Cultural Reader Response Study of Fourth Grade Students Employing Dr. Louise M. Rosenblatt's Transactional Theory".

Reading. Paper presented at the Ninth Annual Studies and Research Symposium, Jacksonville, FL. 1991; p. 19-24. "A Current Review of Reader Response Literature". Florida Reading Association.

POETRY

A Delicate Balance, The National Library of Poetry; 1995. Watermark Press, Owings Mills, MD 21117. "This Moment" pg. 414.

National Poetry Anthology, 1970. National Poetry Press, Los Angeles, CA 90034. "Concept" pg. 224.

Canticle '69. Maria Regina College, Syracuse, NY 13208. "See How They Love" pg. 3

RESEARCH

A Lorain County Community College Curriculum entitled "Understanding, Implementing, and Managing Virtual Work", a business course now called "Virtual Work".  Co-authored by Michael Dziak of e-works in Atlanta, GA and Dr. Tavenner of Dutch Ink of Lorain, OH.  Published in May 31, 2008 and the property of Lorain County Community College.  

My Dissertation Study: "A Reader Response Study of Fourth-Grade African American and European American Students Employing the Transactional Theory". University Microfilms International, #9404916. Ann Arbor, MI 48106

BOOKS "IN PROGRESS"

Ireland, 2012: Memoirs of a Writer in Ireland

ITALY, 2005: Memoirs of a Writer in Italy
NUNGATE:
(Convent Life in the 1970's.)

NUN OF YOUR BUSINESS: (Convent Life in the 1980's.)

AND THEN THERE WERE NUN: (Convent Life in the 1990's.)

       

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