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Ron Reis is the author of 18 nonfiction middle grade (MG) and young adult (YA) books. His YA biography of Ron ReisBuffalo Bill Cody (Chelsea House Publishing, 2010) won the 2011 Western Writers of America Spur Award for the best nonfiction juvenile book of 2011. Ron’s MG book, Christopher Columbus and the Age of Exploration for Kids, with 21 Activities, (Chicago Review Press, 2013), became a 2014 Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young Readers Selection.

Ron has taught a variety of subjects at the middle school, high school, and community college levels. He is actively involved in visiting schools, libraries, and other institutions to talk about reading and writing, as well as putting on activity events for his audience.