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Portable Magic

Reading, for me, is entertainment and an escape from the real world. But it can also inform and stretch the boundaries of the life I live.

Currently reading

Carpe Jugulum (Discworld, #23)
Terry Pratchett
The Dry
Jane Harper
Flowers for Algernon
Daniel Keyes
Progress: 249/311 pages

I was a know-it-all child, part 2

Another instructive little tidbit from my childhood. I think this book assumed that childish seekers of knowledge were male. I couldn't quite identify with the awestruck little girl in the illustration below. I didn't associate little boys with admiration - to me, they were just boogersnots with cooties.

 

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Part 1