Catherine Trinkle has been a media specialist for 10 years, beginning in New Albany, Indiana and continuing now at Hickory Elementary in Avon. Catherine launched her first virtual media center in 1997 and maintains that same site today. She created and is the webmaster for Hickory Elementary School ~

Catherine spends as much time reading as she does with technology. Her favorite books are The Book Thief by Australian author Mark Zusak and Davita’s Harp by Chaim Potok. Take a look at her complete list of favorite books at:

Her daughters are 9 and 7 years old and get to hear every book Mrs. Trinkle reads to her students!

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Catherine writes for School Library Media Activities Monthly and book reviews for Librarian Media Connection. Look for a lesson plan on Patricia Polacco’s The Lemonade Club in the November issue of SLMAM as well as three Key Word articles on Reading For Meaning: How Teaching Inquiry is Teaching Reading Comprehension Strategies coming up in the current volume of SLMAM.

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