Author Bio

Ronald L. Cramer is the grandpa of Max, a 4-year-old wizard of language and love. He is also the servant of Blackie, a highly intelligent and loving Jack Russell. Professor Cramer says his greatest accomplishment is that his children, Amy, Jen, and Ben, are voracious readers and competent writers. He takes major credit for this, but concedes, albeit reluctantly, that his former wife, Barbara, deserves a modicum of credit as well. In his spare time, Professor Cramer teaches courses in the Reading and Language Arts Department at Oakland University under the close supervision of Joan, Linda, and Sig. He is· also Distinguished Professor of Education at Oakland University in the Department of Reading and Language Arts, where he directs the Reading Clinic and teaches courses in reading, writing, and language arts. In 2004 he was the recipient of the International Reading Association's Outstanding Teacher Educator In Reading Award.


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