Words Have Power to Connect

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September 1, 2016

Uncommon Vocabulary
ÉNOUEMENT: The bittersweetness of having arrived in the future, seeing how things turn out, but not being able to tell your past self.
 Education Statistics
Of the 16 million children living in poverty in the U.S., 10 million do not own a single book.
Inspirational Quotes
“At every period of history, people have believed things that were just ridiculous, believed them so strongly that you risked ostracism or even violence by saying otherwise. If our own time were any different, that would be remarkable.” Paul Graham
“Everything you’re sure is right can be wrong in another place.” Barbara Kingsolver
 
“We can never give up longing and wishing. There are certain things we feel to be beautiful and good, and we must hunger after them.” George Eliot
Early Literacy Update
Our mission is not only to provide families with WordRebel books and resources. We also provide resources that make it effortless for families to take advantage of every free book available.
This week, 3,500 families are learning which local “Reach Out and Read” pediatricians provide books and literacy training at yearly check-ups.
At our Bronx daycares, 630 families are currently enrolling in “Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library.” Every single month, 630 families will be mailed one high quality, age-appropriate book directly to their homes.

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