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Positive early experiences with reading often lead to a lifetime of reading enjoyment (Short, Lynch-Brown, & Tomlinson, 2005/2014, p. 6).
By biggest dream in life is to have a library in a tall enough room to require a rolling ladder. I also want the entrance to be an old wardrobe with fur coats hanging in it. The library would be winter themed with fur rugs and blankets everywhere and one awesome lantern in the middle to read by.
A large, still book is a piece of quietness, succulent and nourishing in a noisy world, which I approach and imbibe with "a sort of greedy enjoyment," as Marcel Proust said of those rooms of his old home whose air was "saturated with the bouquet of silence." ― Holbrook Jackson