Jo Anne L. Vacca is Professor Emeritus at Kent State University.
Richard T. Vacca is Professor Emeritus at Kent State University.
Mary K. Gove is a professor at Cleveland State University.
Linda C. Burkey is a professor at the University of Mount Union.
Lisa A. Lenhart is a professor at the University of Akron where she also is the Director for the Institute for Literacy.
Christine A. McKeon is a professor at Walsh University.
Chapter 1 Knowledge and Beliefs About Reading
Chapter 2 Approaches to Reading Instruction
Chapter 3 Meeting the Literacy Needs of Diverse Learners
Chapter 4 Early Literacy: From Birth to School
Chapter 5 Literacy Instruction for Beginning Readers and Writers
Chapter 6 Assessing Reading Performance
Chapter 7 Word Identification
Chapter 8 Reading Fluency
Chapter 9 Vocabulary Knowledge and Concept Development
Chapter 10 Reading Comprehension
Chapter 11 Reading—Writing Connections
Chapter 12 Bringing Children and Literature Together
Chapter 13 Instructional Materials
Chapter 14 Making the Transition to Content Area Texts
Appendix A Beliefs About Reading Interview
Appendix B Trade Books That Repeat Phonic Elements
Appendix C Annotated Bibliography of Read-Aloud Books for Developing Phonemic Awareness
Appendix D Recommended Books for Multicultural Reading Experiences
Appendix E International Reading Association Standards for Reading Professionals