A total of 16 Neenah Joint School District employees who are retiring following the 2015-16 school year have selected books to be placed in their respective school’s library. All of the books were donated by the Board of Education.
The books will be placed in the school library with a note on the inside cover indicating the name of the retiree who chose the book. The placing of library books in honor of retirees is a longtime tradition in Neenah.
Four of the retirees are at Neenah High School. Lynn Heyn selected Stuff Matters by Mark Miodownik, Sandra Joch chose Going places: True Tales from Young Travelers edited by Michelle Roehm McCann, Sunhi Lundeen chose The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown and Steve Mentzel selected When Pride Still Mattered: A Life of Vince Lombardi by David Maraniss.
At Shattuck, Diane Mankiewicz picked The Most Scenic Drives in America, Newly Revised and Updated: 120 Spectacular Road Trips by the Editors of Reader’s Digest, Mark Schott chose In the Beginning by Walt Brown and Teresa Slivinski opted for The Grapes of Wrath, 75th Anniversary Edition by John Steinbeck.
Horace Mann teacher Sue Flemming selected Anne’s House of Dreams by LM Montgomery, Lori Fulmer chose Booked by Kwame Alexander and Janet Macklin selected Molecules by Theodore Gray.
At Spring Road, Karen Ford chose Pink and Say by Patricia Polacco, Lori Marzahl picked Andrew’s Angry Words by Dorothea Lachner and Tjong Khing and Barrie Nowaczyk selected Waiting by Kevin Henkes.
Randy Paulson at Taft and Bonnie Rowe at Wilson both selected The Thank You Book by Mo Willems and Ann Whitney at Roosevelt chose The Book With No Pictures by B.J. Novak.