My Life at Sweetbrier-A Life Changed by Horses by Deanie Humphrys-Dunne
What young child doesn’t dream of owning their own pony and becoming a champion rider? I know I did!
Today’s Children’s Author Spotlight falls on a courageous author who shares her own story of growing up on a horse farm, and having a disability.
My Life at Sweetbrier-A Life Changed
What if you grew up on a horse farm and your single passion was to become a champion horseback rider? The problem is, you were born with a disability.
Doctors tell your parents you’ll never walk, let alone ride. What will happen next? What does her dad do that changes her life? Will a failed racehorse and a handicapped girl become a winning team? This is the author’s true story of her journey.
Even if Deanie prevails, will she find exactly the right horse to help her win?
Deanie Humphrys-Dunne is an award-winning children’s author. She spent her childhood in Easton CT. She has written 5 award-winning books; My Life at Sweetbrier, a true story about the power of perseverance, Charlie the Horse, Charlene the Star, Charlene the Star and Hattie’s Heroes, and Charlene the Star and Bentley Bulldog. All of the fictional stories are told by the adorable animal characters.
Her books have won a number of awards and recognition including The Feathered Quill Book Award silver medal, The CLIPPA finalist, The Purple Dragonfly Honorable Mention, the Reader’s Favorite silver medal and a cover award bronze medal in the Authorsdb.com contest. Additionally, she was one of the winners in the Authorsshow.com contest, “50 Great Writers You Should Be Reading” contest. All of Deanie’s fictional books and covers are beautifully designed by her sister, Holly Humphrys-Bajaj.
Deanie loves spending time with her family. She enjoys watching baseball, figure skating, and equestrian competitions. Deanie has been featured on several author websites such as; TheAuthorsShow.com, blogtalkradio.com and WTNH.com/CTStyle television show. Be sure to stop by Deanie’s website: Children’s Books with Life Lessons