Debbie has been a media clerk at Bennion Elementary School for 24 years. She works hard to establish relationships with every student that comes into the library and to create a reading community at her school that goes beyond the library walls.
What books are currently on your nightstand?
Roller Girl by Victoria Jamieson, Prodigy by Marie Lu, and Forge by Laurie Halse Anderson
What was the last great book you read?
Because of Mr. Terupt by Rob Buyea
The last book that made you cry?
The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate
The last book that made you laugh?
Don’t Push the Button! by Bill Cotter
What kind of reader were you as a child? What childhood books and authors stick with you the most?
I enjoyed the Nancy Drew series and books by Dr. Seuss
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?
Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
What is your favorite book to recommend to children?
The Unwanteds series by Lisa McMann
If you could only bring three books to a desert island, which would you pack?
The Lost Sun by Tessa Gratton, Wonder by R.J. Palacio, and I Will Always Write Back: How One Letter Changed Two Lives by Caitlin Alifirenka and Martin Ganda