Denise has been a media clerk at Farnsworth Elementary for six years.
What books are currently on your nightstand?
Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH by Robert C. O’Brien and the Book of Mormon
What was the last great book you read?
Because of Mr. Terupt by Rob Buyea
The last book that made you cry?
Out of My Mind by Sharon M. Draper
The last book that made you laugh?
Roller Girl by Victoria Jamieson
What kind of reader were you as a child? What childhood books and authors stick with you the most?
I read much more as a child more than I do now, mostly because of time restraints due to my busy adult schedule. I loved the
Little House in the Woods series by Laura Ingalls Wilder. When I was young, I read it multiple times. I also loved the Nancy Drew books and The Great Brain by John D. Fitzgerald.
What is the best book you were required to read as a student?
The Hiding Place by Corrie ten Boom in high school and Little Women by Louisa May Alcott in junior high.
What book did you hate reading as a student?
Star Wars- I am not really in science fiction or fantasy.
What is your favorite book to recommend to children?
The Empty Pot by Demi. I like books that make children think about values.
If you could only bring three books to a desert island, which would you pack?
The Book of Mormon (I try to read it every day), To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, and The Hiding Place by Corrie ten Boom.