Author Bio

Laura De Vos is principal at Cannonsburg Elementary in Rock/ ord, Michigan, and also serves as director of reading for the district. She is a former treasurer, region representative, and member-at-large of the Michigan Reading Association. You can reach her by e-mail at: ldevos@rockford.kl2.mi.us. She was assisted on this article by members of her faculty, Melissa Astras-Sagorski, a first-grade teacher; Amy Bowman, a second-grade teacher; Jennifer Gehrke, a resource room teacher; Jennifer McQueen, a second-grade teacher; and Terry Marmion, a veteran speech and language pathologist.


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