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Evan Robb is the principal of Johnson-Williams Middle School in Berryville, Virginia and author of The Ten-Minute Principal. Prior to being a school principal, he was an English teacher, department chair, and assistant principal. He leads sustainable change initiatives that transform school culture, increase achievement, and prepare students for their future. 

An author, teacher, coach, and speaker, Laura Robb has spent the last four decades in middle school education. She is tirelessly committed to children and adolescents, and has a knack for showing what best-practice instruction looks like day by dayCurrently, in addition to her speaking and consulting, she works part time in grades K-8. She is the author of two other Corwin titles, Read, Talk, Write35 Lessons That Teach Students to Analyze Fiction and Nonfiction (2016) and Vocabulary Is Comprehension: Getting to the Root of Text Complexity (2014).  

David L. Harrison is the author or co-author of over 100 publications for children and educators. His work has inspired plays and been set to music. He has been featured at hundreds of conferences, workshops, literature festivals, schools, and colleges – and even has an elementary school named for himGuided Practice for Reading Growth is his first collaboration with Corwin.