Alison Clement

observations from a novelist who sometimes wants to say something small and see it published immediately

>a school librarian thinks about Earth Day

How can the kids figure out how to take care of the world we’re leaving them if they can’t take care of their dang library books? This is one of the philosophical questions I wrestle with. Eventually I work my way into a big guilt trip for kids who lose or destroy books, but when they are little, when they are five years old, I go easy.

Categories: children, libraries

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