Posts in Quotable Quotes
The "Fire of Literacy"

​Ohh! I love that term...the "fire of literacy." Susan over at Chicken Spaghetti (an aweome kid lit blog...check it out if you have not already) posted this terrific quote:

"The fire of literacy is created by the emotional sparks between a child, a book, and the person reading. It isn't achieved by the book alone, nor by the adult who's reading aloud—it's the relationship winding between all three, bringing them together in easy harmony."
~Mem Fox in Reading Magic: Why Reading Aloud to Our Children Will Change Their Lives Forever
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