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Jul 17

Quotes on Literacy

Literacy Quotes | www.WhenIGrowUpBooks.com

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Literacy is just one part of why kids should read during the summer months. Literacy is the key to open almost any door of which you can dream. In the words of some of the world’s great leaders, across a myriad of sectors…

“Literacy is a bridge from misery to hope.” – Kofi Annan

“Through literacy you can begin to see the universe. Through music you can reach anybody. Between the two there is you, unstoppable.” – Grace Slick

“There is no such thing as a child who hates to read; there are only children who have not found the right book.” – Frank Serafini

“Comics are a gateway drug to literacy.”  – Art Spiegelman

“You may have tangible wealth untold; caskets of jewels and coffers of gold. Richer than I you can never be. I had a mother who read to me.” – Strickland Gillian

“There is a reason it used to be a crime in the Confederate states to teach a slave to read: Literacy is power.”- Matt Taibbi

By encouraging children to read books, we encourage them to a life of creativity and problem solving. What does literacy mean to you? Tell us in the Comments below or on our FB page.