Thursday, January 12, 2012


“The first essential

in any book

is that it have something significant to say --

a book that leaves the reader

with bigger ideas

than when he/she began reading -

that stimulates the thinking,

stretches the mind,

deepens the feelings.

A good book sticks to your ribs.”

– Rebecca Caudill


Michelle said...

Oooo....I love this thought! Thank you for sharing! I'm hanging it my room!

Linda at teacherdance said...

Just love that 'a good book sticks to your ribs'. Thanks for sharing.

Mary Lee said...

Perfect. And presented perfectly. No commentary necessary.

Nanc said...

love, love Rebecca Caudill- favorite Christmas book of all time A Certain Small Shepherd...has always stuck to my ribs !