An Infinite Summer

I Am A Reader

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Let me paint you a picture.
My love affair with books started in first grade, when my teacher Mrs. Warnock gave me the first Boxcar Children book.
I am the girl who could not sit down to eat without something to read. I had to be forced not to read during Sunday dinners.
I am the girl who would look up after hours of reading and wonder where everyone was, even though I had apparently held full conversations with them before they left.
I am the girl who checked out the maximum number of books each time at the library, and who owned hundreds of Archie comics.
I am the girl who read Jane Eyre in 6th grade because her friend recommended it.
I am the girl who brought books to sleepovers, who brings four books on week long vacations, and who always has a book in her purse.
 I am also a re-reader. If I love a book I will read it over and over and over again. I will read it until I know the story by heart, and the characters and I are on a first name basis.
I have read some really great books lately.  And I will tell you about them.
But for now, all you need to know is that I am a reader.

4 Comments

  1. gahhh. also, i’m in love with this post.

  2. wait, WAIT, WAIT WTF? you went to reading elementary school? sara.

    i can’t even say the feelings i’m feeling right now. how did i not know this??????????????????

  3. mrs. warnock. first grade. i remember. i was obsessed with archie. i would read those comics over and over and over. i knew the order of the stories. i love this. that you read so much. reading is wonderful.

  4. mrs. warnock. first grade. i remember. i was obsessed with archie. i would read those comics over and over and over. i knew the order of the stories. i love this. that you read so much. reading is wonderful.

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