Judy Bradbury is a reader, writer, and literacy specialist who has taught students from preschool through graduate school. She is the author of Empowering Families: Practical Ways to Involve Parents in Boosting Literacy (Routledge), the Children’s Book Corner series, The Read-Aloud Scaffold: Best Books to Enhance Content Area Curriculum (Libraries Unlimited/ABC-CLIO) and the Christopher Counts! picture book series (McGraw-Hill). She was the character education columnist for LibrarySparks magazine and is currently Professional Development Chair for the Niagara Frontier Reading Council. Judy works with children of all ages and leads workshops for educators on topics of literacy. Learn more at www.judybradbury.com.