Cheryl Carpinello

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I’m a retired high school English teacher. Currently I'm on the Board of Directors of the Colorado Authors' League, the oldest writing organization in Colorado. I also belong to the RMC-SCWBI, the Historical Novel Society, the Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers, and the Egyptian Study Society.

A devourer of books growing up, my profession introduced me to writings and authors from times long past. Through my studies and teaching, I fell in love with the Ancient and Medieval Worlds. Now, I hope to inspire young readers and those Young-at-Heart to read more through my Tales and Legends for Reluctant Readers set in these worlds—Ancient Egypt, Medieval Wales, and coming soon, the ancient world of Atlantis.

My husband and I love to travel. Because I'm
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Cheryl Carpinello Lots of times, I back off writing. I always spend a lot of brain time on my writing, and so I end up writing in my head when I can't do it on paper. I…moreLots of times, I back off writing. I always spend a lot of brain time on my writing, and so I end up writing in my head when I can't do it on paper. I've always encouraged my students to do the same. Some people don't call this writing, but I believe it is.(less)
Cheryl Carpinello I love being a writer because I can tell all those stories that run through my head. Since I was a kid, I've placed myself in ancient lands and lived …moreI love being a writer because I can tell all those stories that run through my head. Since I was a kid, I've placed myself in ancient lands and lived during medieval times. Those are the eras that I enjoy and love. Lots of young and old readers enjoy those times as well, I've found.(less)
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Carpinello's Writing Pages is excited to host Kathleen Jae on her Pump Up Your Book Tour for her very first novel, but not her first book. Please welcome her and be sure to leave encouraging comments. Don't forget to read all the way to the end for something special.

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Tutankhamen Speaks (History)
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Description: Hundreds of years ago, scrolls that would alter the view of Ancient Egypt's most famous pharaoh were lost. Rumors through the ages said the scrolls told of a time that the Pharaoh Tutankhamen spoke from beyond the grave. No one who heard of these scrolls believed that the scrolls had ever existed. Then following the Arab Spring in 2011, S. L. Wood, an Egyptian scholar, made an amazing discovery in the basement of the Cairo Museum. Read the story from the lost scrolls that recorded the Boy King's words from beyond the grave.
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Description: In medieval Wales, eleven-year-old Prince Gavin, thirteen-year-old orphan Philip, and fifteen-year-old blacksmith's apprentice Bryan are brought together in friendship by one they call the Wild Man. When an advisor to the king is killed and a jewelled medallion is stolen from the king’s treasury, the Wild Man is accused of the theft and murder. Filled with disbelief at the arrest of the Wild Man, the three friends embark upon a knight’s quest to save their friend’s life. To succeed, the three must confront their fears and insecurities, and one of them will have to disclose the biggest secret of all. Join Gavin, Philip, and Bryan on their quest and share the adventures that await them in the land of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table.
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Description: A young African boy tells his horrifying story of living in a war-torn African country.
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I enjoyed the look back at life in England and Europe of the last half of the 20th century. Sabet's experiences filled with specific details took me back to my time growing up. Her trips to Europe with her family and on her own mirrored in many ways ...more
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Stephanie Ward Hi Cheryl. Just popping by from the Kid Lit Blog Hop. Hope you are well :) Best, Stephanie


Sandra Thanks for friending me! :)


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Owen Jones Hi Cheryl,

Thanks for accepting my request to be friends, I hope that you are well.

All the best,
Owen
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Cheryl Carpinello S.W. wrote: "Hi Cheryl, Thanks for the new friendship. Glad to meet you :)"

Hi. I downloaded a sample of Book 1 to read.


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S.W. Hi Cheryl, Thanks for the new friendship. Glad to meet you :)


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