Rosa, Sola (Paperback)

By Carmela A. Martino

Createspace Independent Publishing Platform, 9781535185325, 176pp.

Publication Date: July 20, 2016


About the Author

CARMELA MARTINO is a freelance writer and writing teacher living in the Chicago area. She wrote ROSA, SOLA while working on her MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults. The novel was named to several award lists, including Booklist's "Top Ten First Novels for Youth" and the Bank Street College of Education's Best Books of the year. Carmela's credits for young readers also include short stories and poems in anthologies and magazines. Her articles and essays for adults have appeared in the CHICAGO TRIBUNE, WRITER'S DIGEST, and multiple editions of the CHILDREN'S WRITER'S AND ILLUSTRATIOR'S MARKET (Writer's Digest Books). She teaches writing workshops for both children and adults at various locations, including the College of DuPage, where she's been an adjunct instructor since 1998. She founded, a blog by six children's authors who are also writing teachers, where she posts regularly. For more information, visit, where you can also join her e-newsletter mailing list.