Becky has been a media clerk in Granite School District for 21 years. She currently works at Fremont, where she keeps the library impeccably clean and organized. I have never seen any dust!
What books are currently on your nightstand?
A Night Divided by Jennifer A. Nielsen, The Hidden Oracle by Rick Riordan, and Behind the Masks by Susan Patron
What was the last great book you read?
The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah. It is an amazing, moving novel about two French sisters during World War II.
The last book that made you cry?
The Honest Truth by Dan Gemeinhart and before that, The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah (there was serious sobbing!).
The last book that made you laugh?
I just re-read A Long Way from Chicago by Richard Peck. This book and A Year Down Yonder by Richard Peck are two of my favorite laugh out loud books.
What kind of reader were you as a child? What childhood books and authors stick with you the most?
Voracious! I loved to read all the Nancy Drew books, Little Women by Louisa May Alcott and any kind of fairy tale. I begged my mom to read those fairy tales over and over again.
What is the best book you were required to read as a student?
Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell
What book did you hate reading as a student?
Hmm. I seriously can’t think of any!
What is your favorite book to recommend to children?
Wonder by R.J. Palacio. I think it should be required reading for all students.
If you could only bring three books to a desert island, which would you pack?
The whole Lord of the Rings series by J.R.R. Tolkien. How do I bring the complete works? I can’t leave out The Hobbit!