I want to write so well that a person is 30 or 40 pages in a book of mine... before she realizes she's reading.
Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.
Easy reading is damn hard writing. But if it's right, it's easy. It's the other way round, too. If it's slovenly written, then it's hard to read. It doesn't give the reader what the careful writer can give the reader.
Maya Angelou, the famous African American poet, historian, and civil rights activist who is hailed be many as one of the great voices of contemporary literature, believes a struggle only makes a person stronger.
Michael N. Castle
A man only learns in two ways, one by reading, and the other by association with smarter people.