Sunday, August 19, 2012

Introducing Book Expotitions!

"Going on an Expotition?" said Pooh eagerly.  "I don't think I've ever been on one of those."  "Where are we going to on this Expotition?" 
from Winnie the Pooh by A.A. Milne

  by Amy Merrill1
a photo by AmyMerrill1 on Flickr.

Taking Time for a Book Break While Out & About:

ANY place is a great place to read! But there are certain locations that are extra special!  Like many people, I always have something good to read in my purse or bag!  Over the last couple of years, I have made it a point to take literacy-related pictures in front of, inside of, or somewhere  near an interesting place.  Some interesting places to read or be reminded of a particular book, poem, or character are; libraries, bookstores, tourist attractions, museums, different spots in nature, and any other nook or cranny that a reader finds appealing.  Basically, ANYWHERE has the potential to be a great reading Expotition!  Whenever and wherever I am, there's the opportunity for a literary adventure!  

Whether it be in an ordinary location, like a doctor's office waiting room or in a fun and unique location, like that of a vacation spot, I feel that it is extremely important to share with children that reading a great book, magazine, comic book, or poem at any place and at at any time, is an adventure in and of itself!

Taking a Book Break on a front porch is a real treat!

What "Expotitions" have you been on lately?  Where and when have you taken the time for a Book Break?

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