By the Book: Tracie Soffe, Calvin Smith Elementary

Tracie is in her second year as the media clerk at Calvin Smith Elementary.

What books are currently on your nightstand?

A Night Divided

The Secret Garden

The Wild Robot

Lulu and the Brontosaurus

What was the last great book you read?


The War that Saved My Life –loved it!

The last book that made you cry?

Pax– it made me want a fox.

The last book that made you laugh?

Unusual Chickens for the Exceptional Poultry Farmer– such a quirky, fun book!

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

I didn’t enjoy reading very much as a child. It wasn’t until I got out of high school that I started to love to read.

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

To Kill a Mockingbird

What book did you hate reading as a student?

I hated reading The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn as a student, but I love it now.

What is your favorite book to recommend to children?

Anything by Roald Dahl

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

To Kill a Mockingbird, The Secret Garden, and Bud, Not Buddy.

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2 thoughts on “By the Book: Tracie Soffe, Calvin Smith Elementary”

  1. Teresa Edmunds

    I have never heard of “Unusual Chickens for the Exceptional Poultry Farmer”. It sounds like an entertaining read. I also love the “Secret Garden”. Wonderful book choices!

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