The reading promise my father and the books we shared

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the reading promise my father and the books we shared

The Reading Promise: My Father and the Books We Shared by Alice Ozma

When Alice Ozma was in 4th grade, she and her father decided to see if he could read aloud to her for 100 consecutive nights. On the hundredth night, they shared pancakes to celebrate, but it soon became evident that neither wanted to let go of their storytelling ritual. So they decided to continue what they called The Streak. Alices father read aloud to her every night without fail until the day she left for college.

Alice approaches her book as a series of vignettes about her relationship with her father and the life lessons learned from the books he read to her.

Books included in the Streak included:
Great Expectations by Charles Dickens, the Oz books by L. Frank Baum, Harry Potter by J. K. Rowling, Alices Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll, and Shakespeares plays.
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Published 09.07.2019

Alice Ozma, author of THE READING PROMISE, speaks at ALA

The Reading Promise: My Father and the Books We Shared Paperback – Bargain Price, March 5, When Alice Ozma was in 4th grade, she and her father decided to see if he could read aloud to her for consecutive nights. Alice's father read aloud to her every night without fail.
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Please type in your email address in order to receive an email with instructions on how to reset your password. When Alice Ozma was in 4th grade, she and her father decided to see if he could read aloud to her for consecutive nights. On the hundreth night, they shared pancakes to celebrate, but it soon became evident that neither wanted to let go of their storytelling ritual. So they decided to continue what they called 'The Streak. Alice approaches her book as a series of vignettes about her relationship with her father and the life lessons learned from the books he read to her. Frank Baum, Harry Potter by J. I loved this book!!

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By Alice Ozma. Fall '12 Reading Group List. Ozma describes growing up with her single father from the unique perspective of the thousands of nights that he spent reading to her from the age of eight until the day she left for college. The value of reading, or more specifically, of being read to, is celebrated not only as an important part of intellectual and creative development, but also as a way to forge and to nurture relationships. When Alice Ozma was in 4th grade, she and her father decided to see if he could read aloud to her for consecutive nights.

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Please choose whether or not you want other users to be able to see on your profile that this library is a favorite of yours. Finding libraries that hold this item My pick. A rare and triumphant story. Promise yourself to revisit what matters. In her love of books, and of her father, we see the most meaningful promises we might make to our own parents, our own children, and to ourselves. I am so envious of The Streak.

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