Award Winning Author and Musician
Welcome to the website of Sherry Ellis, author and musician.
As an author, Sherry has written children's books as well as articles for parenting publications. Her book, That Mama is a Grouch, was honored as a finalist in the Parenting/Family category of the 2010 USA Book News Awards and as a finalist in the Parenting/General category of the 2011 International Book Awards. Other awards include first place in the Parenting category of the 2011 Pinnacle Book Awards, the silver award in the 2013 Mom's Choice Awards, and first place in the Family Matters category of the 2015 Purple Dragonfly Book Awards.
Sherry is also a professional musician who plays and teaches violin, viola, and piano. She has appeared as a soloist in Germany, and was a semi-finalist in the 2004 International Viola Competition held in Paris, France. She is actively involved in the American String Teacher' s Association, and has served terms as Secretary and Vice President of the Ohio String Teacher's Association. Sherry is the principal violist of the Georgia Philharmonic.
Additionally, Sherry is a lifetime member of Cambridge Who's Who and was honored as a 2010 VIP of the year. In 2012, she was honored as a Woman of the Year by the American Biographical Institute for her contributions in the field of music education. Sherry was the recipient of the 2013 Top Professional of the Year award given by Worldwide Who's Who and has been recognized as a Top 100 Professional by the International Biographical Institute.
This site contains information on Sherry's books and music. Please take your time and look around. Thank you for visiting.
An ancient Mayan civilization!
That's what Bubba and Squirt find when they travel through the mysterious vortex for another wild adventure. There thy meet archeologists who are unearthing priceless artifacts.
But someone is stealing them. And an encounter with the Tate Duende awakens magic within Bubba. Throw in the mysterious Alux and a new discovery and things get sticky.
Will Bubba and Squirt solve the mystery, or will thy be stuck forever in the jungles of Belize?
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ISBN 13: 978-1939844705
Highly recommended for fans of middle-grade Latin American fiction, fantasy, historical fiction, and Mayan Indian culture. -June McCrary Jacobs, author
From wild action to education to recipes, Ellis's Mayan Adventure brings it all in this entertaining read. -Virginia Wright, author
It is a very exciting book . . It is right for middle-grade readers who aren't advanced but are just starting reading chapter books. - Kids Book Buzz, 5 stars
. . . a truly wonderful, magical romp through Mayan culture that is both entertaining and educational. - Readers Favorite, 5 stars
Journey into the past...
Will the third ghost be found before fires take more lives?
Can everyone be warned before Pompeii is buried again?
What happens if a blizzard traps a family in East Germany?
Ten authors explore the past, sending their young protagonists on harrowing adventures. Featuring the talents of Yvonne Ventresca, Katharina Gerlach, Roland Clarke, Sherry Ellis, Rebecca M. Douglass, Bish Denham, Charles Kowalski, Louise MacBeath Barbour, beth Anderson Schuck, and L.T.Ward.
Hand-picked by a panel of agents, authors, and editors, these ten tales will take readers on a voyage of wonder into history. Get ready for an exciting ride!
ISBN 13: 978-1939844729
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Voyagers: The Third Ghost
That Mama is a Grouch
That Baby Woke Me Up, AGAIN
Bubba and Squirt's Mayan Adventure