Linda Hoyt, M.A., is a thirty-year veteran classroom teacher, reading specialist, Title I teacher, Title I Coordinator, staff developer, and curriculum developer. Her special love is creating environments where fiction and nonfiction literacy thrive and children are empowered as readers, thinkers, and decision makers. She is currently working as a full-time author and consulting teacher supporting staff development in districts across the country. Linda has written numerous professional books and video programs, including Revisit, Reflect, Retell; Snapshots;Make It Real: Strategies for Success with Informational Texts; Spotlight on Comprehension; Navigating Informational Texts; Comprehension Strategies; Guided Reading Grades 3-6; and, Literacy Lessons for Interactive Read Aloud.
Teresa Therriault, M.A., has worked for more than thirty years as a special needs, classroom, talented and gifted, and Title 1 teacher in elementary and middle schools. In addition, she has been a literacy facilitator and District Language Arts Specialist. She has contributed materials and chapters to numerous books and resources. She works across the states as a Literacy Consultant.