Just another day in preschool.
rachelfershleiser said: I would like to know how you think libraries play a part in education, both formal and life-long. Thanks Lemony!
The part libraries play in education is the part bubbles play in champagne. They may seem at first to be merely a shimmery addition, but they are the central feature of the entire enterprise and the reason, joyous and astonishing, to keep imbibing.
We got up to discover her sleeping under her big sister’s bed.
Five years later.
The best view.
Sweet feature in today’s SF Chronicle/SFGate on my younger daughter’s preschool (our preschool is the best preschool). She made the cover photo (although, sigh, they got our name wrong).
She’s the third person in our family to go to our preschool, after her older sister, and me…back in the early 80s.
Photo by Daniel E. Porter of the SF Chronicle.
Adventures in weeding: this is a book cover that exists.
We’re keeping it, obviously. For reasons.
EDIT: I have since learned
two three noteworthy things: 1) our copy is a first edition (second printing though), and 2) this book was the basis for the musical Cats. AND 3) this cover was illustrated by T.S. Eliot himself.
The ALA Graphic Novel & Comic Book Member Initiative Group needs your help. We need ALA members to sign this petition to give us a 3 year renewal (we’ll also take reblog boosts from members and non-members alike)
JP Porcaro (for ALA)
Graphic novels belong in the library! ALA members should sign this petition.