Special Interests: Middle grade fiction, Science, Biographies, Adult fiction & nonfiction
“I started here in October of 2015. Our family’s second home was Linden Tree when my children were young so I jumped at the chance to join the staff here.”
Did you know…
Mary Sheila’s favorite fictional character?
Lyra Bellacqua from The Golden Compass. She is resilient, adventurous, and fiercely loyal to her friends.
what fuels Mary Sheila’s passion for children’s books?
Reading gives children access to the whole range of human emotions, behaviors, and experiences – they can experience peril and excitement and journey away from their everyday lives.
her favorite Linden Tree moment?
A girl and her grandmother spent over an hour collecting books, discussing them, reminiscing about other books they had read together, and bonding across the generations over a shared love of reading.