I Hate It When Schools Make Children Read Sad Books

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    Why Not?

    Some of the saddest books teach the best lessons.  Some things I'd much rather they learn from a book than experiencing it. Provides a good chance to teach compassion, grief, coping, and other things I think would be really good for children and adults.. Just my...
    shuttermagic shuttermagic
    36-40, F
    1 Response Feb 6, 2009

    I Didn't Like It Then and Don't Like It Now

    I remember being so excited when the teacher would assign the new book to read. I loved to read as a child and still do. I would get so caught up in the story and would breeze through it so quickly, that the teacher would have to search for something to keep me busy while...
    emptyheart emptyheart
    41-45, F
    2 Responses May 15, 2008
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