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Carmela Martino
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Author. Speaker. Teacher. Blogger.
Author. Speaker. Teacher. Blogger.

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Looking for our Giveaway Winner: Lynne L
The good news first: we had a record-breaking number of entries in response to our giveaway of Ann Whitford Paul's revision edition of Writing Picture Books ! And the Rafflecopter widget has picked our two lucky winners. The not-so-good news:  we haven't he...
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The "Witch of Agnesi"
Back in 2014 ,  I shared a post about   an animated Google Doodle  in honor of Maria Gaetana Agnesi's birthday that year.The Doodle appears to represent a curve that bears the odd name "witch of Agnesi." Many books and websites say Maria "invented" the curv...
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Book Giveaway and Student Success Story Interview with Patricia Karwatowicz
Hello, Everyone! Today, I'm pleased to bring you a Student Success Story interview with my former student Patricia Karwatowicz to celebrate the recent release of her first novel, HP? Who's He? (4RV Tweens and Teens) . At the end of this post, you'll find in...
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What I Love About Being a TeachingAuthor
     We're celebrating our Ninth Blogiversary with a series of posts sharing what we love about being a TeachingAuthor .      I fear my comments may sound redundant, as I'm the next to last TA to address the topic. Like my fellow TAs, I love being part of t...
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Our 9th Blogiversary: Spring Cleaning and New Beginnings
Believe it or not, this Sunday, April 22 , we will celebrate our Ninth Blogiversary ! After reflecting on this milestone, I'll share a lovely spring poem from former TeachingAuthor  JoAnn Early Macken. In some ways, it feels like it was only last week that ...
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Wrapping Up Women's History Month
I'm beginning this wrap up of our celebration of Women's History Month with a reminder for all of you to enter our giveaway of  30 People Who Changed the World: Fascinating Bite-Sized Essays from Award-Winning Writers   (Seagrass Press), edited by Jean Reyn...
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A Women's History Month Sonnet
In honor of Women's History Month and Poetry Friday , today I'm sharing an original sonnet about a little-known woman of history. You'll find my poem at the end of this post. Today happens to also be the official release date of the movie adaptation of Made...
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International Women's Day 2018
Today, March 8, is International Women's Day.   I can't think of a better day to celebrate the two, relatively unknown, 18th-century sisters who inspired my historical novel  Playing by Heart . The sisters are  linguist, mathematician, and humanitarian Mari...
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Women's History Month 2018
     Today kicks off Women's History Month . I learned a great deal about women's history while researching Playing by Heart . The novel was inspired by the two eldest Agnesi sisters: accomplished musician and composer Maria Teresa Agnesi and her older sist...
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Two Things I Love about Teaching Writing
Today, I kick off a new series of posts in which we TeachingAuthors  share some of our favorite things about teaching. I love teaching! As a girl, I dreamed of growing up to be either a teacher or a writer, so I'm thrilled to be doing both. I could share a ...
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