A Few Quotations on Reading

These quotes on reading convey all that is important, and they say it so well.

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“Once you learn to read, you will be forever free.”

                                                                  Frederick Douglass

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“You’re never too old,

   too wacky, too wild,

   to pick up a book

   and read to a child.”

                                                                  Dr. Seuss

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“If you don’t like to read, you haven’t found the right book.”

                                                                 J.K. Rowling

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About Jennie

I have been teaching preschool for over thirty years. This is my passion. I believe that children have a voice, and that is the catalyst to enhance or even change the learning experience. Emergent curriculum opens young minds. It's the little things that happen in the classroom that are most important and exciting. That's what I write about. I am highlighted in the the new edition of Jim Trelease's bestselling book, "The Read-Aloud Handbook" because of my reading to children. My class has designed quilts that hang as permanent displays at both the National Liberty Museum in Philadelphia, and the Fisher House at the Boston VA Hospital.
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20 Responses to A Few Quotations on Reading

  1. frenchc1955 says:

    Thank you for the reblogging!

  2. I saw these on Dr.French’s blog and loved them. I love them again. 🙂 Wish I were not so far behind in my reading but there is so much stacked up.

  3. Norah says:

    I agree with them all, Jennie! 🙂

  4. beetleypete says:

    Thanks for re-blogging this, Jennie. Charles found some great quotes indeed.
    Best wishes, Pete.

  5. Jennie, these are wonderful quotes. Reading them really uplifted me. The one from Frederick Douglass is stunning. Have a beautiful week, Jennie ❤ Blessings to your students too! Debbie

  6. jjspina says:

    Lovely quotes! My quote is: Reading Gives You Wings to Fly! This is on my blog and website and part of my logo/motto. Best wishes for a lovely day! 🙂

  7. Good quotes, long live reading!

  8. reocochran says:

    This was a lovely collection of meaningful quotes. I respect the authors who have managed to reach out and touch lives over all the years! Thank you to Dr. French and to you, Jennie. 🙂

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