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Lisa Fisher is a full-time literacy specialist for Pasco County Schools in Florida and an independent consultant for literacy trainings and workshops along the east coast. In both capacities she inspires educators to work with students to read and write critically about a wide-range of texts. She is a literacy leader with a passion to encourage all educators to help the struggling and reluctant learners to find success. Lisa's other professional writings include Surviving the Move and Learning to Thrive: Tools for Success in Secondary Schools, Grades 6-12 (2011), Read, Discuss, and Learn: Using Literacy Groups to Student Advantage (2010) and a chapter entitled "A Splash of Color with a Dash of Discovery Makes One Great Shade" in Empowering The Voice of the Teacher Researcher: Achieving Success through a Culture of Inquiry edited by Roger Brindley and Christine Crocco (2009). Educators can stay connected by visiting Lisa's blog, http://lisafisher2003.edublogs.org or her website, http://lisafisher.org. She continues to reside in Florida with her husband and four Chihuahuas.

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