First thing on my Monday, my coworker placed this book in my hand and implored me to read it. I did. I then immediately flipped to the beginning and read it a second time as it is simply that brilliant. This book is not only a biography of an important literary figure, but it is also so much more, in both how the writing begs to be read aloud and the way its themes honor the inherent intelligence and worth of its target audience — children. This... (read more)Recommended by Jackie O.