Archive for September, 2010

Reading *is* Fundamental…

Wednesday, September 1st, 2010

This week I’m guest blogging for RIF!

I think, sometimes, we see books as an escape. We see them as little vacations from life. We need them to be this sometimes. But at their best, books are the very opposite. They connect us to other people and to the world. If we have the right little crew of teachers, librarians, parents, friends who will share books with us—people who will turn books into vehicles not just destinations.