Monday, August 11, 2008

Welcome to An Open Book!

Welcome! Working to make literacy an open book for every child, I hope you find the conversations and resources here a light for your path.
Warm regards and respect,
Laura Benson

"What is the function of literature? Angela Graves had posed that question at the beginning of our book club meeting, before they’d even mentioned Trollope…Angela pronounced toward the end of the meeting that literature teaches us how to live…"
Summer Reading by Hilma Wolitzer

The grand essentials of happiness are: something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
Allan K. Chalmers

When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves.
Victor Frankl

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