This Week's Literary Quote . . .
I have chosen to be happy because it is good for my health. ~Voltaire
Here are some great books that make me happy!
Mo Willems reads aloud from We Are In A Book (an Elephant & Piggie book)!
Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living. It's a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope. ~Dr. Seuss
Life is our dictionary. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson
|October 16, 1758 - May 28, 1843|
|Noah Webster: Weaver of Words by Pegi Deitz Shea and
illustrations by Monica Vachula|
"Noah Webster is best known for writing American dictionaries. But that's not all he did." He also published America's first spelling and reading texts, wrote pamphlets against slavery, and helped establish the public education system. He "had the energy of a thousand bees, and knowledge was his nectar." Chronology. Bibliography. Index. Full-color paintings done in oil on board. A 2010 NCTE Orbis Pictus Honor Book.
~from the Junior Library Guild
"It is helpful to know the proper way to behave, so one can decide whether or not to be proper."~Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine