From the Author
About the Author
Bob is the author of numerous articles, books, and audio recordings. Fanatically Formative, Successful Learning During the Crucial K-3 Years (Corwin, 2012), Creating Classrooms Where Teachers Love to Teach (Love and Logic Press, 2005), and The Juice Box Bully (Ferne Press, 2010) are among his best-sellers. Bob is also the author of the Stand Up/ Speak Up Program (no-bystanders.com), teaching children to make the choices to stand up and speak up for themselves and others. To contact Bob or learn more about his publications and workshops, please visit earlylearningfoundation.com.
Maria Dismondy was born and raised in the suburbs of Detroit, Michigan. She is the author of three award-winning children's books, including two bestsellers on amazon.
Maria's experiences have shaped her into an individual who lives life to the fullest, appreciating what she has and one who uses her passion to make a difference. She is dedicated to making a difference in the lives of children through children's literature.
Maria is a dynamic speaker who in one month alone, spoke to almost 10,000 children at local elementary schools and other venues. She speaks on a number of empowering topics such as bullying, building character and reading and writing for young authors.
She continues to write books and blogs regularly. Find out more about Maria on her website at mariadismondy.com