Author Bio

Tamara Jetton is the Marie Berrell Endowed Professor of Developmental Literacy at Central Michigan University.

Donna Venglar is a Title 1 teacher at the Harrison Community Schools in Harrison, MI.

Juli Sian is a teacher at the Harrison Community Schools 'in Harrison, MI.


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