A Walk with Grandpa
About Sharon K Solomon (The Villages, Florida Author)
Sharon K. Solomon is a retired elementary reading specialist with over thirty-five years of educational experience. Her first book, Primary Science Readers Theatre, is a series of science plays published by Pieces of Learning. Raven Tree Press published her bilingual picture book, A Walk with Grandpa, in May of 2009. Sharon likes to write a variety of genres including plays, picture books, early chapter books and middle grade fiction and historical fiction. Her picture book biography of a freed slave who became a Buffalo soldier, Cathy Williams, Buffalo Soldier, was published in 2010 by Pelican Publishing Company. Cathy Williams is the only documented female Buffalo soldier to serve in the U. S. Army. A short fictional chapter book, How a Lemonade Lid Changed My Summer was published by Solstice Publishing in 2013. Christopher Newport Jamestown Explorer and Lewis Tewanima Born to Run, picture book biographies, were also published by Pelican Publishing Company.
Sharon is an active member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators and a member of a local critique group. Observation is a great way to gather fodder for books. Sharon uses real life experiences in some of her writing and enjoys doing research. She is currently writing a young adult novel. Sharon and her husband are avid travelers. Visiting new places always gives fresh ideas for writing. Sharon’s free time is spent reading, traveling, and enjoying her three grandchildren.