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D’Amato 1 Natalie D’Amato Professor Everett English 101 19 April 2018 Literacy Narrative When my parents used to read to me every night before bed, the book of choice was always one by Dr.Seuss. I was never a fan of black and white books, and only enjoyed brightly colored ones. I have always had a short attention span, and those books managed to keep me focused for a little bit longer. I couldn't wait to hear my parents walking up the stars to come read to me from The Lorax. Every time my parents would read to me, I attempted to say the words along with them, and usually stumbled quite often. We would stop every time I pronounced a word wrong and would try to sound it out correctly. My mom would always tell me to take it one letter at a time, and to be patient. Learning to read and write is one of the most important things in early childhood. It enables successful communication, and allows us to create and express new ideas. Once I started to read on my own, I grew to love reading The Babysitter’s Club series. Every time I got to go to the bookstore and buy one, I would get to be a part of The Babysitter’s Club . In the back the books there was an application to fill out and send in to a mailing address, and become a member. About three weeks later, a package arrived at my house. Being a part of the club meant you get a monthly prize mailed to me. The prize could have been bumper stickers, buttons, more books, stickers or other popular, trendy items. Not only did I receive prizes every month while I was in the club, but I felt accepted, and like I was a part of something that mattered. They were the only books that now existed in my life. I treasured reading the series and wondering where the next story would take me. Furthermore, in
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  • Spring '08
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  • English, Writing, short attention span, brightly colored ones, Babysitter’s Club

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