Sharon Cronk-Raby, Violet Rose
Raby, & Jade Olivia Raby
The Adventures of Violet and Jade: Finding Ella
by Sharon Cronk-Raby, Violet Rose Raby, & Jade Olivia Raby


Have you ever lost something of value to you? Well, Jade has,
and her sister Violet is determined to help her find it. These
sisters gather clues and put plans into action to search for Jade’s
favorite teddy bear: Ella. In the end, this adventure teaches them
many important lessons about family and friendship.
Sharon Cronk-Raby, author of The Adventures of Violet and Jade: Finding Ella
Sharon Cronk-Raby lives in Cocoa, Florida, with her husband and two daughters.  Before moving to Florida, they lived primarily in a suburb
of Chicago – a beautiful city, but the         cold weather drove them southward.  The Adventures of Violet and Jade: Finding Ella is the first in
a series of books co-authored with her daughters – Violet and Jade.  What started as a summer project has become a favorite family
activity, which means more books are currently in the works. Sharon teaches English at the Melbourne campus of Eastern Florida State
College (formerly Brevard Community College), and she is also the Coordinator of the Melbourne campus’s Writing Center.  She earned
her AA at Pasadena City College, her BA at Elmhurst College, and her MA at Governors State University.   The Adventures of Violet and
Jade: Finding Ella is her second published work.  Her first published work, Distraction Destruction, can be purchased via the usual
bookstore and online channels.  Sharon can be contacted via www.sonicportrait.com and www.facebook.com/sharoncronkraby.


Violet Rose Raby, author of The Adventures of Violet and Jade: Finding Ella
Violet Rose Raby lives in Cocoa, Florida, with her parents, her sister Jade,  and her cats Cocoa and Keira. Before moving to Florida, she
lived with her family in a suburb of Chicago – a beautiful city, but the cold weather drove them southward.  The Adventures of Violet and
Jade: Finding Ella is the first in a series of  books co-authored with her mom and her sister.  What started as a summer project has
become a favorite family activity, which means more books are currently in the works.  Violet is a member of the National Elementary Honor
Society (NEHS), and she helps to raise money to fight cancer in the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life.  She loves to write; she
represented her school in a Young Authors’ Conference.  She also loves to sew and has many projects in the works.  Violet can be
contacted via www.sonicportrait.com and www.facebook.com/sharoncronkraby.


Jade Olivia Raby, author of The Adventures of Violet and Jade: Finding Ella
Jade Olivia Raby lives in Cocoa, Florida, with her parents, her sister Violet, and her cats Cocoa and Keira. Before moving to Florida, she
lived with her family in a suburb of Chicago – a beautiful city, but the cold weather drove them southward.  The Adventures of Violet and
Jade: Finding Ella is the first in a series of books co-authored with her mom and her sister.  What started as a summer project has
become a favorite family activity, which means more books are currently in the works.  Jade works very hard in school and earns
outstanding marks on her report card.  She also loves soccer and has been playing for several seasons now; she is a top scorer on her
team.  Jade can be contacted via www.sonicportrait.com and www.facebook.com/sharoncronkraby.