POTS: What book that you have read in or for school has changed, affected or taught you the most?
Lauren Liang, Staff Writer
Netta Shpinner, sophomore
“I had an independent reading book about a survivor from the Holocaust ["Hope is the Last to Die" by Halina Birnbaum], and it really made me think about not taking things for granted and how hard it actually was.”
Adam Katz, sophomore
“I read the "Handmaid’s Tale" and that was a really good book. It was a story about this totalitarian society where women were categorized based on their fertility and the idea of if babies were not produced as frequently and how that affects society.”
Angela Ye, freshman
“Well, there are two. There’s "Wonder" and "To Kill a Mockingbird." They both show empathy and I think that’s really important in the world. I think it taught me to be a better person because it shows how people are affected when others aren’t understanding of others. I don’t want people to go through that bullying.”
Ann Collins, librarian
“I read a lot of books, as you might imagine, and they all affect me. I recently read "A Man Called Ove" [by Fredrik Backman] and it’s about really living your life for today, so that’s been a really good one. Another good one that I have to mention is "Everything Matters" by Ron Currie, and that’s about a kid who is born and as a baby knows that the world is going to end and he knows the d...
Eli Geller, junior
“I’d say "Ready Player One" was a great book, not just because there’s a movie coming out right now, but I’d say that was one of the best books that I’ve ever read. It was just an amazing book. It was relatable to what may happen in the future and how technology will advance and people will succumb to what technology has to offer.”