LYNNE B. ALVINE is associate professor and coordinator of the Master of Arts in Teaching English Program at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. A former middle and high school English teacher, she is now a nationally recognized educational researcher and lecturer in English education.
MICHAEL L. ANGELOTTI is professor of education at the University of Oklahoma, Norman. An accomplished teacher and writer, he is editor of English International, director of the Oklahoma Writing Project, and poet in residence for the Oklahoma Arts Council.
JOAN BAUER is the author of Squashed, winner of the Delacorte Press Prize for a First Young Adult Novel and the School Library Journal Best Book of the Year Award. Her other novels include Thwonk, an American Library Association Top Ten Best Book for Young Adults, Rules of the Road (Putnam), and Sticks.
PATRICIA A. CRAWFORD is assistant professor of reading and language arts education at the University of Central Florida, Orlando. A former elementary teacher, her writing appears in Language Arts, Teaching and Learning Literature, The New Advocate, and The Journal of Research in Childhood Education.
DAVID B. DANIEL is assistant professor of psychology at the University of Maine, Farmington. A specialist in child and adolescent de-