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  • Literacy4D @ your library"Readers are Leaders"
  • "Leaders are readers." --Charles "Tremendous" Jones, author of Life is Tremendous
  • "Reading is like providing the mindwith nourishment. Knowledge is thefood for the mind and soul and apartfrom giving us the basic informationabout the world around us, it alsoprovides us with the food for thought.It encourages us to think. It increasesour hunger for knowledge and ourthirst to learn more." --Manali Oak, Buzzle.com
  • "Reading is a way of opening upthe world. If you can read, itdoesnt matter if you come froma disadvantaged backgroundand dont have the means totravel. You can access the worldfrom a book." --Michael Williams, Chief Executive BIS Publications
  • Talents/time: Recognize them as giftsHope for good things and be honestInsight from people and good booksNice: Be kind to all peopleKnowledge: Recognize it as they key to livingBooks: Read them activelyIn-depth learning skills: Develop themGod: Never get too big for Him --Dr. Ben Carson, author of Gifted Hands
  • "We develop our minds byreading, by thinking, by figuring things out for ourselves." --Dr. Ben Carson, author of Gifted Hands
  • Me withmymotherand twooldersisters,MichelleandAngela
  • "Once you learn to read,you will forever be free." --Frederick Douglass Photograph by George K. Warren
  • Reading is knowledge.Knowledge is power.Power is freedom.
  • "The reading promise issimply a promise to read toyourself, read to someoneelse, and protect and defendreading in your community." --Alice Ozma
  • "The effects of reading to our childrenare overwhelming. It develops life skillsthat will be used for a lifetime. Thechallenge for parents is to make the timeto read to their children every day." --Taniesha Burke, author of Raising the Next Barack Obama
  • "Literacy is freedom. Freedomfrom poverty, unemployment,disease, ignorance andoppression." --Kelly Magnus, Vice President Book Industry Association of Jamaica
  • "There are many little ways to enlarge your child’s world.Love of books is the best of all." --Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
  • Thank you! Jennifer W. BaxmeyerElectronic Resources Cataloging Coordinator Princeton University Library bax@princeton.edu