Author Spotlight: Cheryl Carpinello





Cheryl is the author of three children’s books. Her latest is King’s Ransom, reviewed here on Tuesday, January 29, 2013.  Cheryl is a retired teacher, with passion for working with kids, especially with their writing skills.  Her Medieval Writing Workshops are held for local elementary and middle grade students and girls who are members of the Colorado Girl Scouts.  Of these workshops, Cheryl states, “ I’m not the only one who loves Medieval Times and the King Arthur Legend. The kids thoroughly enjoy writing their own medieval stories complete with dragons, wizards, unicorns, and knights!” Cheryl is a member of the Colorado Authors’ League and can be seen twice a month as part of the new Kid Lit Blog Hop.

Cheryl’s Books



Wild Creatures in My Neighborhood 2012



The King’s Ransom 2012



Guinevere: On the Eve of Legend 2009

Writing Life:   Via Satellite Magazine – Associate Editor, Writer;  Channel Guide Magazine – News Editor, Writer;  Satellite Communications Magazine – Associate Editor, Writer

Education: U. of Phoenix – Principal License, July 2003;  Lesley College – Master’s in Computer Education, 1996;  U. of Northern Colorado – Bachelor’s Degree, 1974

Teaching: Jefferson County Public School District -1986-2007

Awards:  2012  Silver Award Recipient for YA Fiction  (Children’s Literary Classics);  2012 Seal of Approval from The Children’s Literary Classics;  2012 Finalist for USA Best Book Awards, E-Book for Children;  Finalist Dan Poynter’s 2011 Global Ebook Awards for Pre-Teen Literture

Interests:  Cheryl likes to travel, read and write, movies, and spending time with her family

Favorite Books:  A Tale of Two Cities;  The Hobbit;  The Lord of the Rings;  Lord of the Flies;  The Once and Future King

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