Terry Fox Elementary Schoolottawa, Ontario 241 / 200 Books Given
Principal Sue Massaad
We have grade 7 and 8s at this school that are avid readers but there are no funds allocated to purchase books that are geared towards young adult titles they love.
Non fiction section is very old as well.
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Reading is important to me because it allows me to learn and experience things that I may not have been able to otherwise. When reading a new book, I can transport myself into another place and time and experience things that I didn't know would be possible!
My mom helped me to become an avid reader. Growing up she and I would have our quiet time before bed every night. We would get our pjs on, snuggle up on the couch, and read together. With 5 siblings, this was my special time with her. Now with my own children, my husband and I do the same, and ...
I love reading because I get to spend some quiet time, unplugged from technology. It feels so good to get into a good book, especially when it’s hard to put it down because you love it so much! One of My favourite times this past summer was at a cottage, and my kids, myself and their ...
Reading is important because it's the basis for learning and it can take you everywhere; from learning new subjects, to travelling to exotic places, to feeling strong emotions.
When I was a little girl, story time with my dad was one of my favourite times of the day. He always gave the characters special voices and was so animated that the stories seemed to come to life. During birthday parties he had to read Disneys Briar Rabbit as this was one of the best stories ...
My mother and this is because she read to me every single day! She helped me learn to love stories and falling into them. She also did not hesitate to buy me a new book or a series that I became interested in. We saved money in other ways, but when it came to literature, the sky was the limit! ...
When your school is named after Terry Fox we have an obligation to promote caring and helping others.....Every school should promote acceptance of all types of people and the following three books teach acceptance and being who you truly are.......... Ugly Egghead George I chose these books ...
Go Terry Fox!