Teaching Students to Love Books ... Again

Teaching Students to Love Books ... Again

It can be really hard to talk to students about literature. It’s not that students lack creativity or suffer from decreased intelligence. So many students who proclaim that they hate to read once loved how the words on the page created vivid images. Even those who snarl at the shorter books can remember a book they didn’t hate.

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My First Unforgettable Read

My First Unforgettable Read

Maybe you have one. That first book that left you awestruck. The one that after you finished reading it, made you feel like you had visited a different world and met new people.

I remember the first time I felt those things after reading a book. It was as if I had unlocked some kind of magic. Now that I’m an adult and I’ve read more books, I’m certain that I did unlock magic with that first book and I’m so glad I did.

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