Mrs. Lipshaw’s b(Log) – Countdown to March is Reading Month!

As an author, a teacher, and a lover of books my favorite month of the school year has to be MARCH IS READING MONTH! With March is Reading Month only twelve hours away, please enjoy a countdown of my favorite reading quotes.

12:00 PM  – “Reading gives us someplace to go when we have to stay where we are.” – Mason Cooley

1:00 PM – “You can find magic wherever you look. Sit back and relax; all you need is a book.” – Dr. Suess

2:00 PM – “Books are windows, mirrors, and sliding glass doors.” – Rudine Sims Bishop

3:00 PM – “So please, oh PLEASE, we beg, we pray, Go throw your TV set away, And in its place you can install, A lovely bookshelf on the wall.” — Roald Dahl, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

4:00 PM – “Reading should not be presented to children as a chore or duty. It should be offered to them as a precious gift.” — Kate DiCamillo

5:00 PM – “Graphic novels are storytelling quicksand.” – Judd Winick

6:00 PM – “Children are made readers on the laps of their parents.” – Emilie Buchwald

7:00 PM – “To learn to read is to light a fire; every syllable that is spelled out is a spark.” — Victor Hugo, Les Miserables

8:00 PM – “Tomorrow is National Stay in Bed Reading Day. I just made it up. tell the others.” – Saw it on Facebook

9:00 PM – “We do not age out of read alouds. If we did, the audiobook industry would not be thriving.” –Donalyn Miller

10:00 PM – “Today a reader, tomorrow a leader.” – Margaret Fuller

11:00 PM – “You know you’ve read a good book when you turn the last page and feel a little as if you have lost a friend.” — Paul Sweeney

Midnight!! – “There is more treasure in books than in all the pirate’s loot on Treasure Island.” – Walt Disney

Happy March is Reading Month!

To help me celebrate please share one of your favorite reading quotes!

Suzanne Jacobs Lipshaw

Suzanne Jacobs Lipshaw is an award-winning nonfiction children’s book author and former elementary special education teacher who is passionate about growing young minds. Suzanne’s first nonfiction picture book, I Campaigned for Ice Cream: A Boy’s Quest for Ice Cream Trucks, debuted in April 2019 from Warren Publishing. Her second book Mighty Mahi launched from Doodle and Peck Publishing in March 2022. Suzanne enjoys speaking to schools about writing, leadership, and how kids can make a difference in our world. The proud momma of two grown boys, Suzanne lives in Waterford, MI with her husband and furry writing companion Ziggy. When she’s not dreaming up new writing projects, you can find her kayaking on the lake, hiking the trail, practicing at the yoga studio, or comparing paint swatches at the local Sherwin Williams.

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