Donalyn Miller is a leading expert on independent reading, children’s literature, and the author of two bestsellers, The Book Whisperer and Reading in the Wild. She is the founder of the annual #bookaday event, co-founder with Colby Sharp of The Nerdy Book Club, and co-host of the monthly Twitter chat, #titletalk. Her most recent book is co-authored with Colby Sharp, Game Changer! Book Access for All Kids. Her articles have appeared in Education Week Teacher, The Reading Teacher, Educational Leadership, The Washington Post, and other prominent periodicals. Find her on Twitter @donalynbooks
Jon Scieszka is known for his bestselling picture books including The True Story of the Three Little Pigs and The Stinky Cheese Man. He is also the founder of www.guysread.com and a champion force behind www.guyslisten.com, and was the first National Ambassador of Young People’s Literature. He lives in Brooklyn.