Thursday, March 5, 2015

Author Profile: Rhonda Paglia

Rhonda Paglia has been an independently published author, an "Indie,” since 2013.  Her first book, “The Little Lambs and the Very Special Mission,” was dedicated to and written in honor of the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy.  ALL profits from the sale of the “Little Lambs” book goes to the “Angels in Charge Scholarship” for kids from Newtown (CT) High School.  To date, $5,500.00 has been donated, and 4 students have received scholarships.  Since the release of her first book, Rhonda, is thrilled and honored to have won several prestigious Indie Author Awards.  She is a "Moms Choice Silver Award" recipient for her "Meeda and Me" early / beginner reader picture book series; a 2015 "Inkspokes Select Book Award" recipient for "Three Little Gnomes and a Boy Named Orion;" and a 2015 “Gittle List Top 10 Children's Picture Book Award" for "Grammy's Rockin' Color Rap-a-licious Rap."

In a former life, Ms. Paglia was an elementary teacher with the Hermitage School District, Hermitage, PA. She and her husband have three grown children, five grandchildren, and a little pup named Bella. "Grammy Pags," as she is now called, enjoys gardening, tap dancing, yoga, and writing stories for kids! She has authored 10 children's books, 8 of which she has also illustrated.  She has recently released an “everyone” travel picture book titled, "A Journey Through Scotland." Ms. Paglia is a member of SCBWI, PennWriters, and WestPA Authors.

Rhonda Paglia's Meeda Books

RPaglia-Doonsey

Website:
www.rhondapagliaauthor.com
Facebook:
www.facebook.com/grammypagsstories
Twitter:
Rhonda Paglia @grammypags1
Blog:
rhondapaglia.blogspot.com




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