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  1. 1. AISJ Digital Collection
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  3. 3. “I read because one life isnt enough.” Richard Peck
  4. 4. “The only reason I am here and not in prisonis because of that woman. I was a loser, butshe showed me the power of reading.” Gary Paulsen, writing about his librarian
  5. 5. “If you want your children to be brilliant, readthem fairly tales.If you want them to be geniuses, read themmore fairy tales.”Albert Einstein
  6. 6. The power of reading
  7. 7. The power of readingReading for pleasure has been revealed as themost important indicator of the futuresuccess of a child."Literacy Changes Lives: An Advocacy Resource." National Literacy Trust. Web. 02 Nov. 2011.
  8. 8. The power of readingChildren and teenagerswho read for pleasure ona daily or weekly basis scorebetter on reading tests thaninfrequent readers. Frequentreaders also score better on writingtests than infrequent readers.Patterson, Proust, and the power of pleasure reading. (February 2008). Reading Today, 25(4), 18.
  9. 9. People who read for pleasure… are more likely to vote.
  10. 10. People who read for pleasure…are more likely to own their own homes.
  11. 11. People who read for pleasure… are more likely to think that their communities are safe.
  12. 12. People who read for pleasure… are more likely to participate in their communities.
  13. 13. People who don’t read for pleasure- are less likely to vote- are more likely to live in overcrowded housing- are more likely to smoke- are less likely to have children- are more likely to experience divorce
  14. 14. The power of reading“Through reading we are no longer limited bythe confines of our lives, our perceptions, ourthinking.”Patterson, Proust, and the power of pleasure reading. (February 2008). Reading Today, 25(4), 18.
  15. 15. The power of readingbrought to us by books
  16. 16. What did we do before books?
  17. 17. Early books
  18. 18. Printing press – books for all of us
  19. 19. The power of computing
  20. 20. What did we do before we had personal computers?
  21. 21. Personal computers
  22. 22. Internet
  23. 23. Hand held devices
  24. 24. Power of computingInstant access to information and communication
  25. 25. The power of books and computers - together at last!
  26. 26. Quinlan Library Homepage
  27. 27. eBooks and Audiobooks
  28. 28. Your Barcode Number AISJ Digital Collection Use this number to login and check out! AISJ Student P 555555
  29. 29. My Overdrive account
  30. 30. My account - eBook
  31. 31. My account - audiobook