Emily Willis, South Junior High student, Lawrence
"I'm reading 'The Best of American Poetry 2001' and 'Becoming Anna.' I really like poetry. 'Becoming Anna' is a biography of a 16-year-old girl whose parents beat her and mistreat her."
Haven Bouton, South Junior High student, Lawrence
"Right now I'm reading the second 'Lord of the Rings' book. I just picked out 'The Doomsday Conspiracy' today. I have no clue what it is about, but I really like theories."
Terrance Tidzump, East Heights Elementary student, Lawrence
"Mad magazine. I like the magazine because it's so funny."
Herb Walters, computer programmer, Lawrence
"Right now I'm reading a lot of baseball books. The season is just coming back, and it's just a way to kick back."
Christina Walsh, KU freshman, Overland Park
"I'm reading about the history of animal rights activism in the United States for my own personal fun."