Dr. Gay Su Pinnell is one of America’s leading authorities on Guided Reading. She created Scholastic’s Guided Reading Fiction and Nonfiction 1st Edition programs, and coauthored theGuided Reading Text Types, Content Areas, and Fiction 2nd Edition Programs. She is a professor in the School of Teaching and Learning at the Ohio State University College of Education. Dr. Pinnell has received the Ohio Governor’s Award for service to education, as well as numerous other honors.