“Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.”
— Joseph Addison
“Where is human nature so weak as in the bookstore?”
— Henry Ward Beecher

(via criticalmassofbooks)

“Censoring books that deal with difficult, adolescent issues does not protect anybody. Quite the opposite. It leaves kids in darkness and makes them vulnerable.”
— Laurie Halse Anderson

(via thebook-lover)

leeandlow:

Great NYT article: “Where Are the People of Color in Children’s Books?” Read the full article here.

(via booklover)