Margaret Atwood loves school librarians

The world renowned author and outspoken Canadian author recently spoke at the Book Expo America about the importance of school libraries.

Courtesy of Heart of the school you can find the article here

below is the quote but go read the full article.

“All of this depends on the persistence of reading,” Atwood said, touting the need for educational outreach to young people. “The librarian is the key person you don’t want to remove from a school.” She said being able to surf online isn’t a substitute for having a librarian who can handpick and recommend books for students in their early years of reading.

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