Carmela's middle-grade novel Rosa, Sola
will soon be available in paperback and e-book format. To receive notification of the release date, sign up for her E-newsletter--see the right sidebar for instructions. You can also see the cover reveal in her TeachingAuthors blog post
Two Articles in the book below
Carmela's two articles appears in the 2016 Children's Writer's and Illustrator's Market
edited by Chuck Sambuchino (Writer's Digest Books).
Short Story in Anthology
Short story in I Fooled You: Ten Stories of Tricks, Jokes, and Switcheroos
, a middle-grade anthology edited by Johanna Hurwitz. See the teacher's guide here
Poem in And the Crowd Goes Wild! A Global Gathering of Sports Poems
edited by Carol-Ann Hoyte and Heidi Bee Roemer, a collection of 50 sports poems by writers from 10 countries.
After praying and praying for a younger sibling, Rosa is thrilled to learn her mother is finally pregnant. But then tragedy strikes, and each member of her family must find a way to cope—including Rosa. To read an excerpt from the novel, click here. .
For a list of discussion questions, click here.
Poem in Anthology
In Chicken Soup for the Soup: Teens Talk High School
edited by Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, Amy Newmark, & Madeline Clapps
For Recommended Reading for Children and Teens click below: