Let the child choose

Think About It

May 05, 1999

It is wonderful when a child has parents who value books enough to buy them and create an at-home library. But we also believe children should have library experience so they can learn to make good choices for themselves. At the library, price is not an issue, money is no object. Your child may choose a book because it looks familiar. Or because the cover is weird. Or he may grab it because it's on top. It doesn't matter. If he changes his mind when he gets home, he can return it to the library -- no questions asked.

-- Valerie & Walter's Best Books for Children by Valerie V. Lewis and Walter M. Mayes

Pub Date: 05/05/99

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