​children's author

​​Coming in Fall 2019 from Nomad Press

“You can be sure that Kathy once space-walked right over your hometown. Her story inspires me, and I hope it inspires girls around the globe.”—Bill Nye, CEO, The Planetary Society

November 6th

November 6th

     Now available in paperback!

A 2017 Amelia Bloomer List selection

​PBS Books Youth List selection

 PHOTO CREDIT: JAGG Imaging

November 6th

NOW AVAILABLE!

"Eliza is endearing and authentic; one looks forward to her ongoing adventures... Eliza Bing is a star on the rise." - Kirkus 

           Coming in paperback Dec 2019!

The sequel to Eliza Bing Is (Not) A Big, Fat Quitter 

*Now scheduling author visits for 2019/2020 school year* 

Now available in paperback!

A Junior Library Guild selection, nominated for four state awards, and 

2015 Christopher Award winner


Ninja-writer illustration by Debbie Ridpath-Ohi

Cover art for Eliza Bing by Karen Donnelly

​Cover art for To The Stars! by Nicole Wong

Cover art for Robotics, Egyptians, Romans, Greeks by Tom Casteel 

Hi!


Welcome to the official website of children's author Carmella Van Vleet. I'm so glad you stopped by. Have fun looking around! 



cartoon by Debbie Ridpath-Ohi. (Go ahead, click on it!) 

GIVE YOUR CHILD A SUMMER OF ADVENTURE AND DISCOVERY!