BWB - Giving the Gift of Reading

Post date: Apr 29, 2013 3:40:43 PM

April 29, 2013 -- When I was a little girl, my mother would read to me every night. My favorite book was Love You Forever by Robert Munsch. It was a short, sweet little book about a mother who loved her son, and every night she would sing to him, all the way into his adulthood. The refrain was catchy and warm. “I’ll love you forever, I’ll like you for always, as long as I’m living, my baby you’ll be.” As the pages turned, my voice would join my mother’s. Night after night, year after year, the book never grew old....Read the rest of this story, which connects the dots between storybook memories, local children, the Imagination Library, and BEGIN WITH BOOKS at THE ISLAND CONNECTION.