By the Book: Vicki Lewellyn, Pleasant Green Elementary

Vicki has been a media clerk at Pleasant Green Elementary for 16 years. She puts in a lot of hard work to plan activities that engage classes in reading and media literacy when they are in the library, and has a great rapport with the students at her school.

What books are currently on your nightstand?

The Year of Miss Agnes by Kirkpatrick Hill, a couple of books by Mary Higgins Clark, and a couple of books from the Twilight series.

What was the last great book you read?

Call Me Mrs. Miracle by Debbie Macomber. I love Christmas books!

The last book that made you cry?


Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys

The last book that made you laugh?

The Year of Miss Agnes by Kirkpatrick Hill

What kind of reader were you as a child? What childhood books and authors stick with you the most?

I would have rather been playing sports than reading. I did love Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls. For an assignment in elementary school, I wrote to Wilson Rawls and he wrote back. He then became my favorite. J

What is the best book you were required to read as a student?

A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway

What book did you hate reading as a student?

I don’t remember hating one.

What is your favorite book to recommend to children?

Books by Mary Downing Hahn and If I Built a Car by Chris Van Dusen.

If you could only bring three books to a desert island, which would you pack?


Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery, a book by Mary Higgins Clark, and Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling.

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4 thoughts on “By the Book: Vicki Lewellyn, Pleasant Green Elementary”

  1. I also love Christmas stories, but I’ll have to pass on “Where the Red Fern Grows”…I just can’t do sad animal stories. Sigh.

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