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The reading promise : my father and the books we shared

Author: Alice Ozma
Publisher: New York : Grand Central Publishing, 2011, ©2011.
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Named for two literary characters ("Alice" from Lewis Carroll and "Ozma" from L. Frank Baum), the author is the daughter of a Philadelphia-area elementary school librarian. Father and daughter embarked on a streak of reading-out-loud sessions every night before bed as Ozma was growing up--a "streak" that would continue for eight years straight.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Alice Ozma; James Brozina; James Brozina; Alice Ozma
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alice Ozma
ISBN: 9780446583770 0446583774
OCLC Number: 668192309
Description: xviii, 279 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Alice Ozma ; foreword by Jim Brozina.

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Named for two literary characters ("Alice" from Lewis Carroll and "Ozma" from L. Frank Baum), the author is the daughter of a Philadelphia-area elementary school librarian. Father and daughter embarked on a streak of reading-out-loud sessions every night before bed as Ozma was growing up--a "streak" that would continue for eight years straight.

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A must-read for parents, grandparents, step-parents, and caregivers

by booksonthebeach (WorldCat user published 2012-07-14) Excellent Permalink

I am so envious of The Streak. I wish my parents (or I) had thought of that when I was little--to read to me every single night until I went off to college. We were never as financially strapped as the Brozinas were, so I had opportunities Alice does not seem to have had, like going on youth...
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