Start the new school year with a good book!

“It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.” — J. K. Rowling

“There is more treasure in books than in all the pirate’s loot on Treasure Island.” — Walt Disney

“No matter how busy you may think you are, you must find time for reading, or surrender yourself to self-chosen ignorance.” — Confucius

“Once you learn to read, you will be forever free.” — Frederick Douglass

“So please, oh PLEASE, we beg, we pray, Go throw your TV set away, And in its place you can install, A lovely bookshelf on the wall.” — Roald Dahl, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

“Reading is a basic tool in the living of a good life.” — Mortimer Adler

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more you learn, the more places you’ll go.” — Dr. Seuss, “I Can Read With My Eyes Shut!”

“Reading gives us someplace to go when we have to stay where we are.” — Mason Cooley

“To acquire the habit of reading is to construct for yourself a refuge from almost all the miseries of life.” — Somerset Maugham

“Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting.” — Edmund Burke

“One of the reasons people stop learning is that they become less and less willing to risk failure.” — John W. Gardner

“Responsibility for the learning belongs to the student, regardless of age.” — Robert Martin

“Reading aloud with children is known to be the single most important activity for building the knowledge and skills they will eventually require for learning to read.” — Marilyn Jager Adams

“I have always imagined that paradise will be a kind of library.” — Jorge Luis Borges

Take a look at a few of the books Ms. Rosen read over the summer: Recently Read.

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