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Janie Spaht Gill Ph.D

About the Author

I am Janie Spaht Gill Ph.D. 

Author of the 54 Dominie Readers, Illustrated by Bob Reese, a former Disney artist and the owner of Aro Publishing. These books won the teacher's choice award in 2005, a prestigious award given for the best supplementary readers for use in the classroom.  

These newly published 15 phonics readers, were written with the same idea in make learning fun through humorous, predictable storylines. The young reader will enjoy reading the text over and over again. Ideas for extending the text into the classroom are also available. Enjoy these laughable texts and illustrations are also illustrated by Bob Reese.


Sharon Oberne

Sharon Oberne is a retired classroom  teacher/reading specialist with forty years of service credit. She is a  master teacher, teacher leader, education consultant, presenter, and is a  story reader for children.

Mrs. Oberne has been  nationally-recognized as the winner in Nickelodeon’s Bright Orange  Teacher Contest, Cox Cable’s Educator of the Year, National Daily Point  of Light Award Winner, among many other outstanding accolades.

Dressed  as Mrs. Nichols, with her monkey, Tops, Mrs. Oberne visits classrooms  as a story reader motivating children to read. In addition, she focuses  on modeling various reading strategies that can be implemented through  guided reading, shared reading, or in a read aloud.

Currently,  Mrs. Oberne is available for classroom visits, presenter for  professional development, and as a consultant/teacher observer. 

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New from Aro Publishing for 2018

ARO Publishing is proud to introduce 15 new decodable readers that  follow the scope and sequence of a solid comprehensive, beginning  phonics program for grades K-2. The storybooks facilitate individual  instruction through fun-loving, recurring characters such as Sig Pig,  Fat Cat, Tat Rat and the gang, as they take children through the vowel  sounds, blends, and digraphs in delightful stories and colorful,  masterly drawn illustrations.  

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The easy to decode readers, with predictable plots, nurture early  literacy and phonics development, while applying phonics to text. Ample  opportunities for review and reinforcement are included. All of our  Phonics Readers have a Free Teacher Extension Download Available 

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