Laura has been a media clerk at Fox Hills Elementary for 15 years.
What books are currently on your nightstand?
The Lake House by Kate Morton, Theodore Boone: The Scandal by John Grisham, Fish in a Tree by Lynda Mullaly Hunt, and Appleblossom the Possum by Holly Goldberg Sloan.
What was the last great book you read?
The Blackthorn Key by Kevin Sands and The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto by Mitch Albom
The last book that made you cry?
The Honest Truth by Dan Gemeinhart
The last book that made you laugh?
The Book with No Pictures by B.J. Novak
What kind of reader were you as a child? What childhood books and authors stick with you the most?
I devoured books. I had a bike with a basket on the front and I would ride my bike to the library every week in the summer and fill my basket with books. I loved the Little House series by Laura Ingalls Wilder, the Nancy Drew series by Carolyn Keene, and the Boxcar Children series by Gertrude Chandler Warner.
What is the best book you were required to read as a student?
Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë
What book did you hate reading as a student?
The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
What is your favorite book to recommend to children?
Project Sweet Life by Brent Hartinger
If you could only bring three books to a desert island, which would you pack?
The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck, The Chosen by Chaim Potok, and Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech