Author Bio

All three of the authors hold master's degrees in reading from Madonna University and have experience leading a reading clinic and writing tutoring through an after-school program with elementary school children in Detroit.

Lynette Autrey is a fourth-grade teacher for Howell Public Schools. In this issue of MRJ you will also find Lynette's reviews of children's books in the Cabbages and Kings column, to which she is a regular contributor.

Michelle Lajiness teaches at Warren Woods Christian School in Warren, MI.

Janelle Magyar is the K-2 Dean at Canton Charter Academy located in Canton, MI, where she was previously a classroom teacher.


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