Needle and ThREAD

Weekend Book Quotes

dave-at-night.jpgWhat’s on my mp3 player? Dave at Night, by Gail Carson Levine.

There are books so alive that you’re always afraid that while you weren’t reading, the book has gone and changed, has shifted like a river; while you went on living, it went on living too, and like a river moved on and moved away. No one has stepped twice into the same river. But did anyone ever step twice into the same book? –Marina Tsvetaeva

A library, to modify the famous metaphor of Socrates, should be the delivery room for the birth of ideas—a place where history comes to life. –Norman Cousins

TV. If kids are entertained by two letters, imagine the fun they’ll have with twenty-six. Open your child’s imagination. Open a book. –Author unknown

Books are like imprisoned souls till someone takes them down from a shelf and frees them. –Samuel Butler

When you sell a man a book, you don’t sell him 12 ounces of paper and ink and glue – you sell him a whole new life. –Christopher Morley

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  1. Dave at Night is a fabulous book. My son read it as part of a summer reading program several years back and I read it with him.