C.C. Bates is an associate professor of literacy education and director of the Clemson University Reading Recovery® and Early Literacy Training Center. Her work has been published in journals such as the Reading Teacher, Young Children, and the Journal of Reading Recovery.
Linda B. Gambrell is Distinguished Professor of Education at Clemson University. She began her career as an elementary classroom teacher and reading specialist. She is past president of the International Literacy Association, Literacy Research Association, and the Association of Literacy Educators and Researchers. She currently serves as co-editor, with Susan B. Neuman, of Reading Research Quarterly.