"Children are made readers on the laps of their parents." — Emilie Buchwald
     "There is no substitute for books in the life of a child." — May Ellen Chase
     "Reading should not be presented to children as a chore or duty. It should be offered to them as a precious gift." — Kate DiCamillo
     "The things I want to know are in books. My best friend is the man who'll get me a book I [haven't] read." — Abraham Lincoln

    Read for 20 minutes everyday. 
    Vocabulary Words:
    1. ointment- a thick, greasy medicine for the skin
    2. impress- to make a strong, positive impact
    3. relieved- feeling relaxed and happy because something difficult has stopped
    4. disaster- a sudden event causing damage or suffering
    5. embarrassed- feeling uncomfortable or ashamed because of too much attention from others
    6. vanished- to disappear suddenly from sight
    7. fretting- to feel worried or uneasy
    8. bizarre- very strange, odd, or unusual
    Spelling List for the Weeks of May 16- May 27
    1. Mr.
    2. Mrs. 
    3. Ms.
    4. Dr.
    5. chunk
    6. bunk
    7. gum
    8. fuss
    9. truck
    10. mud
    11. luck
    12. shut
    13. stuff
    14. mug
    15. crush