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Monday, March 29, 2010

The Smarter They'll Grow.

The more you read,
The more you know.
The more you know,

The smarter you grow.

Yes, the smarter they'll grow.

I may not do art projects or go all out on what should be educational activities, but I am teaching my littles the joy that is found in reading.
Between overflowing bookshelves here at home and the small hometown library we visit here each week.

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"How many books can I check out?" I remember my mom telling me about asking the librarian when I got my first very own library card.

"As many as you want." She said and it was as though the world opened at it's seams for me then.
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"How many books can I check out?"
He asks me the week he finally got his own card. Once he could write his own name was my rule.

"As many as we can read!"
I told him and he beamed at me with joy. And while his checkout numbers haven't increased much since getting his own card, I think just knowing he has that card and that power, is something for him.
The more they read, the more they'll know. The more they'll know, the smarter they'll grow.
Yes, the smarter they'll grow.

3 Comments:

Blogger The Fritz Facts said...

That was Boo's first question too. She loves the library, and we are there almost every week. I can't wait for summer so Hunter can go again.

March 29, 2010 at 5:51 PM  
Anonymous boppa said...

Cute...How true.

Boopa

March 29, 2010 at 8:49 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Keep reading my little Lovies.. When you come to visit me we have a library here we can go to..
Love you all
Auntie Laurie

March 30, 2010 at 12:22 PM  

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