Rhonda Paglia has been an independently published author since 2013. Her first book, “The Little Lambs and the Very Special Mission,” is dedicated to and was written in honor of the victims of the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy. ALL profits from the sale of the “Little Lambs” book go 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 received 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 recipient of the 2015 “Gittle List Top 10 Children’s Picture Book Award” for “Grammy’s Rockin’ Color Rap-a-licious Rap;” and her story, “Three Little Gnomes and a Boy Named Orion,” received both a 2015 “Inkspokes Select Book Award” and a 2016 “Readers’ Favorite Book Award Winner, Honorable Mention,” in the children’s general category. Ms. Paglia has authored 10 children’s picture books and 2 middle grade non-fiction books.
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, of course, writing stories for kids! Ms. Paglia is a member of SCBWI, PennWriters, and WestPA Authors.
Amazon Author page: http://www.amazon.com/-/e/B00G5X3WO2
Barnes and Noble Author page: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/s/Rhonda+Paglia?_requestid=169762 or http://tinyurl.com/jf36f5c