Laura Gardner, a National Board Certified Teacher in library media, is teacher librarian at Dartmouth Middle School in Dartmouth, Massachusetts. Laura was awarded the School Library Journal School Librarian of the Year Co-finalist award in 2016 and the AASL Reader Leader social media superstar award in 2019. She is on Instagram, Goodreads, and Twitter as @LibrarianMsG. She's a huge reader, a mother, and an avid runner. She is also passionate about social justice, particularly as it relates to the environment and immigration reform.
Chaebong Nam is the action civics specialist at Harvard's Democratic Knowledge Project. Her work revolves around a broad range of civic learning both in and out of schools, including inquiry-based learning, youth civic engagement, and community inquiry. She is a Korean native and previously taught social studies at a middle school in Korea. She is on Twitter as @chaebongnam.