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Myra Zarnowski
  Myra Zarnowski
Myra Zarnowski is Chair and Professor of Elementary and Early Childhood Education at Queens College, City University of New York, where she teaches courses in literacy, children’s literature, and social studies. A former classroom teacher, she has taught at both the elementary and middle school levels. Committed to making history a vibrant subject for teachers and students alike, she is the author of numerous professional articles and the book History Makers: A Questioning Approach to Reading and Writing Biographies (Heinemann, 2003).

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Joanne M. Zimny
  Joanne M. Zimny
Joanne M. Zimny has taught for more than ten years in Washington state elementary classrooms and currently teaches English and American Literature at one of the nation's top high schools. She holds a Master's degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Seattle Pacific University. Zimny has worked extensively on aligning district reading curriculum with state standards and served on the Proficiency Standards Review Committee for Washington State. Using Picture Books to Teach Comprehension Strategies is her first book for Scholastic.

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Jerry Zutell
  Jerry Zutell
Dr. Jerry Zutell, who is a Professor Emeritus and former Director of the Ohio State University Reading Clinic, studies children's acquisition of word knowledge in reading and writing. He is the developer of the Directed Thinking Spelling Activity (DTSA), an innovative, student-active cycle of word study instruction, and the Theme, Context, Roots, Reference, and Review (TC3R) model of vocabulary instruction. Additionally, Dr. Zutell is a principal consultant on Merriam Webster’s Primary Dictionary, one of the senior authors on the Zaner-Bloser spelling series, Spell It—Write!, the author of the Zaner-Bloser vocabulary series, Word Wisdom, and co-author of Instructing Students Who Have Literacy Problems, 6th Edition.

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