Books have the power to change us, and literacy is an essential gift we give our students. On this page, I post books, articles, and children's literature that I have recently read. I considered only writing about my professional studies, however, the joy of reading goes far beyond information gathering. In an effort for this site to be both personal and professional, I'm going to read and write about whatever suits my curiosity and enjoyment! As Oscar Wilde once wrote, "It is what you read when you don't have to, that determines what you will be when you can't help it."