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Hi! I'm Laurie!

  • I am an elementary & middle school librarian.
  • My passion is finding the right book for each child.
  • I love to do this by showing exciting book trailers in many different genres.
  • When I read a book to students and I see the joy, the laughter, the understanding, the empathy, and the excitement it makes my heart so happy.
  • I have a wonderful husband, Lee, who is the love of my life and my elementary school sweetheart.
  • We have a Sheltie named Holly.
  • I have two wonderful children, Meagan & Michael.
  • Meagan is married to Jonathan and I have two granddogs, Minnie & Chewie.
  • Michael is a senior at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
  • I have an amazing step-daughter & step-son, Melody & Shane!
  • We are huge UAB football and basketball fans! Go Blazers!

How I can help you:

For anyone who
loves to read to a child

You’re in the right place if…

  •  You have a passion for reading.
  • You want to get children excited about reading.

For teachers
& librarians

You’re in the right place if…

  •  You want to “genrefy” your library.
  • You want to make it super easy for students to find books they love.
  • You want to make it a snap to shelve books.

For kids looking for
the right book

You’re in the right place if…

  •  You are struggling to find a book that you want to read.
  • You are looking for that just right book.

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