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Mari Schuh has written more than 100 nonfiction books for children, covering a wide range of science and social studies topics. She has written numerous articles for daily newspapers and has presented at the West Virginia Book Festival. Mari enjoys visiting the amazing two-story butterfly room at the Milwaukee Public Museum. She also recently spotted a praying mantis for the first time. Mari lives in Wisconsin with her husband, Joe, and their house rabbit, Kindle.
Gail Saunders-Smith is an assistant education professor at Youngstown State University in Ohio. She is also an independent staff developer, writer, and editor. She presents nationally at conferences on literacy development and instruction and has written numerous articles, children's non-fiction books, and professional resources.
Gail holds a B.S. and M.A. in Early Childhood Education from Kent State University and a M.S. in Administration and Supervision from Youngstown State University. She completed post-graduate work at The Ohio State University and earned a Ph.D. in curriculum and instruction from The University of Akron.
Gail is a former classroom teacher, Reading Recovery Teacher Leader, and Reading/Language Arts K-12 Supervisor and Coordinator of State and Federal Programs for the Summit County ESC.
Barbara Rolls, Ph.D., professor and Guthrie Chair of Nutrition at Penn State, is past president of the Obesity Society and has served on the advisory council of the National Institutes of Health's Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. She is the author of "Volumetrics", three professional books on food and nutrition, and numerous academic articles.