About the Author
As a middle-school language arts teacher for 36 years, Jane Feber’s innovative approach to language arts instruction has earned her several awards, including the Gladys Prior Award for Teaching Excellence in 2002 and the 2003 Teacher of the Year for Florida Council of Teachers of English. She was a National Board Certified Teacher in the area of Early Adolescent English/Language Arts. She earned a Master’s in reading from the University of North Florida. Jane lives in Steinhatchee, Florida, where she substitutes as often as possible at the local elementary, middle, and high schools. Since 1997, she has traveled across the U.S. doing workshops and presenting at conferences. She is the recipient of the 2006 NCTE Edwin A. Hoey Award and the 2008 AMLE Distinguished Educator.