Rachel Wadham is the Education and Juvenile Collections Librarian at BYU’s Harold B. Lee Library. She is a board member of the Children’s Literature Association of Utah and is chair of its Young Adult Book Award Selection Committee. In her spare time she plays the organ like an evil overlord, trains her canine minions, and uses her magical voice to enchant strangers to do her bidding. She is affectionately referred to as the Empress of Education.
Favorite App: Magic Puzzles
Favorite Book: And Both Were Young by Madeline L’Engle
Favorite Movie: Legally Blonde
Favorite Play: The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde
Favorite TV Show: Law and Order
Favorite Website: fantasticfiction.co.uk
Whitney Troxel graduated from BYU with a Bachelor’s degree in Communications. She began working at the Harold B. Lee Library as a student employee, but continued after graduation as a staff member. One day Whitney hopes to become the Director of S.H.I.E.L.D. But since Nick Fury is virtually indestructible she will settle for ruling the Disney Empire and being a season ticket holder for the Royal Ballet.
Favorite App: Peggle Blast
Favorite Book: Slayers by C.J. Hill
Favorite Movie: Finding Nemo
Favorite Play: Peter and the Starcatcher by Rick Elice
Favorite TV Show: Phineas and Ferb
Favorite Website: homestarrunner.com
Jess Verzello ess is majoring in English Language with a minor in editing at Brigham Young University. She is thoroughly convinced of her Disney princess status and can be seen singing at random moments to express her inner feelings (as all proper Disney princesses do). Her long term dream is to move to New Zealand and take up residence in Hobbiton with her plethora of books.
Favorite App: Sling Kong
Favorite Book: The False Prince by Jennifer A. Nielsen
Favorite Movie: The Swan Princess
Favorite Play: A Very Potter Musical
Favorite TV Show: Avatar: The Last Airbender
Favorite Website: YouTube Kids