Carole Marsh is a children's author and the founder of Gallopade International, a children’s book publishing company headquartered in Peachtree City, GA. Marsh writes mystery fiction in addition to works of non-fiction for children. Initially she self-published under the imprint Gallopade Publishing Group, which she founded in 1979; today Gallopade International is a major small publisher based in Peachtree City, Georgia.
In 2007 Marsh received the Georgia Author of the Year award for her contributions to children's literature and to the state of Georgia over the past twenty-seven years.
In 2001, the National School Supply and Equipment Association honored Carole with the Excellence in Education award. She is the creator and author of the nationally popular Carole Marsh “Real Kids/Real Places” Mysteries series for which Learning Magazine awarded her the 2002 Teacher’s Choice Award. This series, initiated at the request of Marsh's own children, is aimed at young readers ages 7-14, and currently includes 16 titles.
Gallopade International, Marsh's publishing house, specializes in social studies, with an emphasis on history, geography, and biographies all correlated to state standards.
Founder (1979) of a multi-million dollar children’s book publishing company headquartered in Peachtree City, Georgia
Named Georgia author of the year for children's literature by the Georgia Writer's Association (Summer 2007)
Author of thousands of children’s books (fiction and non-fiction); has more than 25 pages of title listings in “Children’s Books in Print”
1979, named Communicator of the Year for corporate communications magazines and publications for major US companies
2001 recipient of the Excellence in Education Award, National School Supply and Equipment Association
Creator and author of the nationally-popular Carole Marsh “Real Kids/Real Places” Mysteries, called “a true gem of original, informative, and entertaining storytelling” by Midwest Book Review; all books selected for the Accelerated Reader Program; recipient of 2002 Teacher’s Choice Award by Learning Magazine
Creator and author of internationally acclaimed Around the World in 80 Mysteries series
Creator and author of Pretty Darn Scary Mysteries, Criss/Cross/Applesauce Mysteries, Three Amigos Mysteries, and others
Creator of Masters of Disasters Mysteries, Fantasy Field Trip Mysteries, The Postcard Mysteries, and Awesome Mysteries
Creator of the Experience State Series, with more than 50 educational products for all 50 states and Canada, widely used in schools as part of state standards testing studies
Creator of a wide variety of educational series, including: Elections! Elections! Elections; American Milestones; The Jamestown Series; Good 2 Go Classroom Kits; CityBooks; County/Parish/Borough Books; Black Jazz, Pizzazz & Razzmatazz African American History Series; 1,000 Readers Biographies Series; Hispanic Heritage Books for Kids; Native American Heritage Books for Kids; It’s Happening to U.S, Series; Patriotic Favorites Series; Here & Now Books for Kids; Heroes & Helpers; Little Linguists Language Books; and many more
Marsh’s books can be found in Barnes & Noble, amazon.com, barnesandnoble.com, Borders, Waldenbooks, most major independent booksellers, virtually all U.S. school supply/teacher stores; museums such as the Smithsonian, Tuskegee Institute, National Archives, Grand Canyon National Park, Clinton Library, and many more
All Carole Marsh fiction titles are part of the Accelerated Reader Program; Her books feature built-in book clubs, SAT words and definitions, and other educational resources, including free online resources