Carl Sagan on Books

Jennie

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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47 Responses to Carl Sagan on Books

  1. Ritu says:

    Wonderful ๐Ÿค—

  2. Afzal Moolla says:

    The ONE and only Carl Sagan!

    What a human being – besides being one of the great scientific minds of our time.

    wonderful Jennie! just wonderful.

  3. Dan Antion says:

    This is the second time today I’m commenting that books are magical – Thanks Jennie!

  4. beetleypete says:

    That’s a great quote from Mr Sagan. I read some of his books too, but I found his accent very annoying, on his TV series. ๐Ÿ™‚
    Best wishes, Pete.

  5. That’s a wonderful and very true quote! I get lost in books all the time.

  6. srbottch says:

    Excellent! Iโ€™m going to print this and give it to โ€˜one of my kidsโ€™, a high schooler who reads a couple of books every weekend. Thanks for posting.

  7. I say, “Amen Carl.”

  8. GP Cox says:

    I didn’t think I could like books any more than I already did – but Carl Sagan improved it even more!

  9. TammyB says:

    Reblogged this on Tammy's Reading/Writing Life and commented:
    Love this! Had to share!

  10. What a beautiful way to make one understand the value

  11. Opher says:

    I love Carl Sagan.

  12. frenchc1955 says:

    Jennie, Thank you for another wonderful post!

  13. frenchc1955 says:

    Reblogged this on charles french words reading and writing and commented:
    Here is a wonderful post– “Carl Sagan on Books” by Jennie!

  14. Reblogged this on Claudia Blood and commented:
    Love. So much.

  15. Two thumbs up. I got to meet Carl Sagan once. He was impressive, but had this shy, aw shucks little boy humility about him. To bad I only got to talk with him for maybe three or four minutes.

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