Rachel L. Wadham is the Education and Juvenile Collections Librarian in the HBLL. After completing a bachelor's degree in sociology from BYU, Wadham obtained her master of library science degree from the University of North Texas in 1995. She also earned a masters of education degree in curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in adolescent literature from Pennsylvania State University in 2007. She frequently teaches courses on children’s and adolescent literature and has authored two books and numerous articles in this field. Wadham also serves as board member of the Children’s Literature Association of Utah and is chair of its Young Adult Book Award Selection Committee.