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 B 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 !