Christie has been a media clerk in Granite School District for eight years. She works at Gearld Wright Elementary, where she works hard to find the right book for every child. She is an incredible reader and always has a great book recommendation handy.
By the Book
What books are currently on your nightstand?
A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving and the Bible
What was the last great book you read?
Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Café by Fannie Flagg
The last book that made you cry?
The Color Purple by Alice Walker and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling
The last book that made you laugh?
I’m a Frog! by Mo Willems
What kind of reader were you as a child? What childhood books and authors stick with you the most?
Magic Elizabeth by Norma Kassirer, The Little House Collection by Laura Ingalls Wilder, and the Boxcar Children series by Gertrude Chandler Warner
What is the best book you were required to read as a student?
Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare
What book did you hate reading as a student?
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare
What is your favorite book to recommend to children?
Depends on the student!
If you could only bring three book to a desert island, which would you pack?
The Cat Who Could Read Backwards by Lilian Jackson Braun, Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Café by Fannie Flagg and any book by Stephen King