Quote: One benefit of Summer was that each day we had more light to read by.

Quote: One benefit of Summer was that each day we had more light to read by. Jeannette Walls, The Glass Castle

“One benefit of Summer was that each day we had more light to read by.” ― Jeannette Walls, The Glass Castle
Jeannette Walls, The Glass Castle

Quote: One benefit of Summer was that each day we had more light to read by. Jeannette Walls, The Glass Castle

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For summer reads, also see

Booklist: Fun Summer Reads

Booklist: LOL Books to Laugh Out Loud with Your Children

Booklist: Beach Reads for Kids, Shared Reading with Children

Quote: If you take a book on a journey…Inkheart, Cornelia Funke

Quote: If you take a book on a journey…Inkheart, Cornelia Funke

“If you take a book with you on a journey," Mo had said when he put the first one in her box, "an odd thing happens: The book begins collecting your memories. And forever after you have only to open that book to be back where you first read it. It will all come into your mind with the very first words: the sights you saw in that place, what it smelled like, the ice cream you ate while you were reading it... yes, books are like flypaper—memories cling to the printed page better than anything else.” ― Cornelia Funke, Inkheart
Cornelia Funke, Inkheart

“If you take a book with you on a journey,” Mo had said when he put the first one in her box, “an odd thing happens: The book begins collecting your memories. And forever after you have only to open that book to be back where you first read it. It will all come into your mind with the very first words: the sights you saw in that place, what it smelled like, the ice cream you ate while you were reading it… yes, books are like flypaper—memories cling to the printed page better than anything else.”

Cornelia Funke, Inkheart

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Quote: If you take a book on a journey…Inkheart, Cornelia Funke

Quote: Reading one book, is like eating one potato chip.

Quote: “Reading one book, is like eating one potato chip.”  – Diane Duane

“Reading one book is like eating one potato chip.” ― Diane Duane, So You Want to Be a Wizard
Diane Duane, So You Want to Be a Wizard

 

“Reading one book is like eating one potato chip.”
― Diane Duane, So You Want to Be a Wizard

 

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Also see:

Booklist: Fun Summer Reads

Booklist: LOL Books to Laugh Out Loud with Your Children

Booklist: Beach Reads for Kids, Shared Reading with Children

 

Quote: “Reading one book, is like eating one potato chip.”  – Diane Duane

Quote: Nora Ephron, Reading is escape, and the opposite of escape…

Quote: Nora Ephron, Reading is escape, and the opposite of escape…

“Reading is escape, and the opposite of escape; it's a way to make contact with reality after a day of making things up, and it's a way of making contact with someone else's imagination after a day that's all too real.” ― Nora Ephron
Nora Ephron

 

“Reading is escape, and the opposite of escape; it’s a way to make contact with reality after a day of making things up, and it’s a way of making contact with someone else’s imagination after a day that’s all too real.”
― Nora Ephron

 

Quote: Nora Ephron, Reading is escape, and the opposite of escape…

Quote: C. S. Lewis on Fairytales

Quote: C. S. Lewis on Fairytales

WHEN I WAS TEN, I READ FAIRY TALES IN SECRET AND WOULD HAVE BEEN ASHAMED IF I HAD BEEN FOUND DOING SO. NOW THAT I AM FIFTY, I READ THEM OPENLY. WHEN I BECAME A MAN I PUT AWAY CHILDISH THINGS, INCLUDING THE FEAR OF CHILDISHNESS AND THE DESIRE TO BE VERY GROWN UP.
Quote: C. S. Lewis on Fairytales

WHEN I WAS TEN, I READ FAIRY TALES IN SECRET AND WOULD HAVE BEEN ASHAMED IF I HAD BEEN FOUND DOING SO. NOW THAT I AM FIFTY, I READ THEM OPENLY. WHEN I BECAME A MAN I PUT AWAY CHILDISH THINGS, INCLUDING THE FEAR OF CHILDISHNESS AND THE DESIRE TO BE VERY GROWN UP.

If you like this C. S. Lewis quote, then see this one on tea and books

http://scintilla.info/2018/04/04/c-s-lewis-quote/.

Quote Walter Cronkite: Whatever the cost of our libraries…

Quote: Whatever the cost of our libraries, the price is cheap compared to that of an ignorant nation. Walter Cronkite

WHATEVER THE COST OF OUR LIBRARIES, THE PRICE IS CHEAP COMPARED TO THAT OF AN IGNORANT NATION.   WALTER CRONKITE

Quote: Whatever the cost of our libraries, the price is cheap compared to that of an ignorant nation. Walter Cronkite

For more on Walter Cronkite see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Walter_Cronkite

Read more books about books and libraries:

BooklistL Books about Books for Shared Reading with Children

Booklist: Books about Libraries for Shared Reading with Children

Book Review: Summer Hours at the Robbers Library, Sue Halpern

Book Series Review: The Invisible Library, Genevieve Cogman 

Book Review: The Mortal Word (Book 5 of The Invisible Library Series), Genevieve Cogman

Book Review: The Library Book, Susan Orlean

Quote: The only thing you absolutely have to know, is the location of the library. Albert Einstein

Quote: Without libraries what have we? We have no past and no future. Ray Bradbury

 

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