Deanna Draper Buck: Mormon Author
Deanna Draper Buck is the author of a board book series including My First Book of Mormon Stories, My First Church History Stories, My First Scripture Stories, More of My First Book of Mormon Stories, My First Old Testament Stories, My First New Testament Stories, My First Articles of Faith Book, My First Story of the First Easter, My First Story of the First Christmas, and More of My First Book of Mormon Stories. She originally wrote the series as gifts for her family. The series is illustrated by Jerry Harston. She also wrote My First Book of Temples and My First Book of the Latter-day Prophets, illustrated by Casey Nelson.
She is also the author of an article “Internal Evidence of Widespread Literacy in the Book of Mormon,” which appeared in the Religious Educator in 2009.
Buck and her husband, George, live in Louisville, Kentucky, where she was a support specialist for LDS Seminaries and Institutes of Religion. She is a member of [The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.