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apriki:

"In an old house in Paris that was covered in vines,
lived twelve little girls in two straight lines …”

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"I have a passion for teaching kids to become readers, to become comfortable with a book, not daunted. Books shouldn’t be daunting, they should be funny, exciting and wonderful; and learning to be a reader gives a terrific advantage."

- Roald Dahl (via creatingaquietmind)

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Smile, Scully

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"You don’t have to take my word, or Al Gore’s word on it. You can wake up pretty much every day and listen to Mother Nature, who is screaming at us about [it],"

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todaysdocument:

"Books cannot be killed by fire. People die, but books never die. No man and no force can put thought in a concentration camp forever. No man and no force can take from the world the books that embody man’s eternal fight against tyranny. In this war, we know, books are weapons."

-Franklin D. Roosevelt

"Books are weapons in the war of ideas", 1941 - 1945

From the series: World War II Posters, 1942 - 1945

Banned Books Week is September 21 - 27, 2014

Source: research.archives.gov