Books, Books, Books!!!
Yet another true story.
Daily Affirmation: Born This Way
Jane Austen Quote Pride and Prejudice No Pleasure in a Good Novel Digital Download for Iron on Transfer Fabric Pillow Tea Towel DT539. $1.00, via Etsy.
Self-sensor rather than ban books.
Self Censorship Better Than Book Banning
I think that many teacher stop at the first part of this quote. Their only job is to teach these "great books" because people say they are great. But reading in itself is what is valuable. You are not smarter just because you read the Great Gatsby. Reading ingeneral helps kids do better in school. If kids love to read they will excel in school. Forcing these great books is not going to get us there.
Yes, I know, everyone and their dog is gaga over these books. Let me be counted with the masses! I AM collecting these classics. Coralie Bickford-Smith is a genius.
Coralie Bickford-Smith for Penguin Classics
This is so true! Jeff and I have been lugging these books every time we move because, well, because the quote is true.
Yep..... Cinna, Prim, and Finnick.