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Carmella Van Vleet

Biography

Carmella Van Vleet

Carmella Van Vleet is a former kindergartner teacher who has been writing full-time for the last seventeen years. Her work has appeared in magazines such as Highlights for Children, Parents, Writer’s Digest and Scholastic Instructor. She is the author of seventeen books for both kids and adults including GREAT ANCIENT EGYPT PROJECTS YOU CAN BUILD YOURSELF (Nomad Press), AMAZING BEN FRANKLIN PROJECTS YOU CAN BUILD YOURSELF (Nomad Press) and the middle grade novel ELIZA BING IS (NOT) A BIG, FAT, QUITTER (Holiday House), a Spring 2014 Junior Library Guild Selection and 2015 Christopher Award winner.

Carmella Van Vleet

Books by Carmella Van Vleet

Written by Carmella Van Vleet and Dr. Kathy Sullivan with illustrations by Nicole Wong - Biography, Children's 5-8, Travel, Women's History
Kathy Sullivan wanted to go everywhere. She wanted to explore and do exciting things that girls weren't supposed to be able to do. She liked fishing and swimming; flying planes and studying science. That's what she liked and that's what she decided to do with her life. She eventually became a NASA astronaut and the first woman to walk in space. Kathy wanted to see the whole world and so she did: from space!