• Jody Timmins Portrait About Ms. Timmins

    Ms. Timmins became an SME Dragon in January 2015. She earned her Master's Degree in Library Science at UNC-Chapel Hill. Her favorite genres are fantasy and realistic fiction, and she loves comic books. Scary books give her nightmares!
    Ms. Timmins grew up in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She moved to North Carolina in 2004 and lives in Chapel Hill with her family.
    Ms. Timmins and Ms. Bailey lead SME's Battle of the Books team. Ms. Timmins also hosts comic book clubs for students in grades four and five.

    Some of Ms. Timmins's favorite books include:
    We Are in a Book! Book Cover
    We Are in a Book! by Mo Willems

    School's First Day of School
    School's First Day of School
    words by Adam Rex;
    pictures by Christian Robinson

    The Princess in Black
    The Princess in Black
    by Shannon Hale & Dean Hale
    pictures by LeUyen Pham
    Wedgie & Gizmo: Blue cover, bright yellow letters, a jumping dog and a scheming guinea pig
    Wedgie & Gizmo by Suzanne Selfors;
    illustrated by Barbara Fisinger
    One Crazy Summer
    One Crazy Summer
    by Rita Garcia-Williams
    New Kid by Jerry Craft
    New Kid
    by Jerry Craft