“If you are going to get anywhere in life you have to read a lot of books.”– Roald Dahl
We celebrated reading this week around the school with Read Across America. We took time to experience the joy of reading and the discover many ways reading can build tolerance and understanding as well as belonging.
“Today a reader, tomorrow a leader.”– Margaret Fuller
Kindergarten thinkers contemplate what it means to inspire. Read on for some inspirational words about reading.
“Never trust anyone who has not brought a book with them.”– Lemony Snicket
“Ah, how good it is to be among people who are reading.”– Rainer Maria Rilke
We read books all week and all year, as well as these shirts with a message.
“Reading for me, is spending time with a friend.”– Gary Paulsen
“If you don’t like to read, you haven’t found the right book.”– J.K. Rowling
“Fiction gives us empathy: it puts us inside the minds of other people, gives us the gifts of seeing the world through their eyes. Fiction is a lie that tells us true things, over and over.”― Neil Gaiman
I truly believe that books create empathy and empathy is more powerful than sympathy”-Angie Thomas
“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.”– Dr. Seuss
Our first Green and Blue Day for the Earth
I do believe books can change lives and give people this kind of language they wouldn’t have had otherwise.”-Jacqueline Woodson
Reading a recipe in CAS
“Books to the ceiling, Books to the sky, My pile of books is a mile high. How I love them! How I need them! I’ll have a long beard by the time I read them.”– Arnold Lobel
Enjoy the beautiful sunny days this week and maybe, sit outside for a bit with a good book! a