Carmela Martino

School District 204

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Author, speaker, and writing teacher Carmela Martino teaches writing classes at the College of DuPage and is the author of two award-winning novels for tweens and teens: the middle-grade novel Rosa, Sola (Candlewick Press), based on her experiences growing up in an immigrant family, and the young-adult historical Playing by Heart (Vinspire Publishing), inspired by two amazing sisters who lived in 18th-century Milan, one a composer and the other a mathematician.

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Playing by Heart