She’s a girl who knows her mind, considered her answers to my questions, is excited for her upcoming trip to see her grandma, and loves to read.
How old are you?
7 and a half.
What grade are you going into?
What do you like about school?
I like reading and writing.
What are you doing this summer?
We are going to Santa Domingo soon, which I’m very glad of.
Have you been there before?
Yes, one or two times but I don’t remember because I wasn’t very old.
Is there someone there that you visit?
Yes, my grandma.
What will you do while you’re there?
We’ll go to the beach, and we are staying for three weeks.
What do you want to be when you grow up?
For now, I want to be an artist because I have a lot of art papers.
Do you paint, draw, take photographs?
I paint and do clay.
What have you painted that you are most proud of?
The animals I paint. Polar bears, bears, and birds. A lot of types of animals.
What art do you make with clay?
Well, I shape them into little tiny mugs. Or little heart plates. And I make heart bowls.
Do you have a pet?
No, but I’m looking forward to getting one. I hope I get a cat.
What do you think you’ll name your cat?
Tabby, if it’s a tabby cat (giggles!)
Do you like books about cats?
Yes, I do. And about dogs and lots of animals. And I like anything nonfiction too.
What are you reading right now?
Well, my brother recommended me a princess hamster book, but I don’t know the name of it. It’s a new series for me.
EDITOR’S NOTE: Prosper Community Library Director Leslie Scott has a unique opportunity for candid discussions with youngster of all ages. She is sharing these experiences through the Prosper Times.