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Stories from Centennial-Grand Woodlands School
I would say that having parents that loved books and reading helped me become a “reader”. When i think back i also think of librarian in Elementary school, Mrs. Gareth and others. I also think of Mr. MacPherson who always had a recommended book title or author when I was in his class.
My Mom, who was a primary school teacher for most of her teaching career, always gave us books for special occasions, usually with a thoughtful word or two written in the front. There are many memorable ones but 2 that stick out are "Now We Are Six" by A. A. Milne - nearly every 6 year old my ...
My favourite childhood book was entitled ‘Mooch the Messy’. Mooch went on many adventures and I could relate well to his character!
My mother, without a doubt, is the one who ensured both my sister and I loved reading by modelling and exposing us to many, many books. Not a birthday or Christmas went by without us receiving books from her, and it was often (and still is) her gift of choice for everyone! Even if they don’t ...