Why is reading important to you?
Mike Anderson
Mike Anderson
Brant Avenue Public School Brant Avenue Public School
Guelph, ON Guelph, ON

One of my earliest memories of my childhood was when I would find a great book, find a comfy spot to sit, and get lost in the pages of an exciting story. My grandparents had an entire shelf of blue hard-cover Hardy Boys stories that my uncles had read growing up. I loved the adventures of Joe and Frank Hardy...and the cliff-hangers at the end of each chapter kept me glued to the book. I want all our students to find this level of joy and engagement in reading. Being able to open a book and escape to a world of mystery, action, drama, or comedy is a great ability that all children (and adults) should get to enjoy on a regular basis.

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4th Ontario

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