“The symbol of the Magic Kingdom, the symbol of Disney World itself, Cinderella’s Castle is my favorite part of the park. My first peek was set under a rainbow sunset, melting a silky blue sky to orange watercolors folding towards the west. The light invited me inside, to a plaque placed at the entrance to the park inviting all who entered to ‘leave today and enter the world of yesterday, tomorrow, and fantasy.’ I was more than willing to accept the invitation.”
This week let’s give a big welcome to my friend Amanda! She is an avid book reader (110 books read so far this year!) and aspires to be a future librarian. A sophomore in college, she is thinking about majoring in Spanish and minoring in Math and Educational Studies.
Hello everyone!! I’m Amanda, substitute Leeann for this week :) Leeann has crazy amounts of work to do for school, so I’m filling in for her.
So let’s talk about books. I love ‘em. Books can take you to other worlds. They can help you walk in the footsteps of people you would normally know nothing about. They show you that you’re not alone – that other people feel and think the same way you do. That is why I love reading. Reading connects you to the world.
Welcome back to posts with Leeann! You might have forgotten about me, but I’m the junior who foolishly thought majoring in two reading-heavy departments wouldn’t kill me. Needless to say, I was wrong.
Anyway, this triumphant return is not a permanent return :(. Promising I’m back to my regular posting would just be a lie. I have large assignments due at least once a week until the end of this semester, and I know they’re going to be taking a bunch of my time. But I will do my best.
BUT! Do not be grieved! In light of my busy schedule, I’m going to ask some of my friends to write some posts for you all. Coming next week: a post from future-librarian and book-reading fiend Amanda.
Now, let’s get into Ishmael, or the book that will change your