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For teachers

Ideas for discussing poems in If I Could Be A Doughnut


Quotations on books & reading

"To learn to read is to light a fire; every syllable that is spelled out is a spark."
— Victor Hugo (1802
-1885), Les Miserables, 1862

"Oh, magic hour, when a child first knows she can read printed words!"
— Betty Smith (1896
-1972), A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, 1943

"There are many little ways to enlarge your child's world. Love of books is the best of all."
— Jacqueline Kennedy
Onassis (1929-1994)


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