My Experience Of Reading Books In Middle School

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When I was a child, I loved reading so much that I would read anything I passed by. No warning sign, instructions, or map directions were left unread. My mother would buy books for me whenever she went to a store. My Aunt Kate gave me a collection of The Adventures of Mary-Kate & Ashley books when I was in middle school. No library could compare to my Dollar General and hand-me-down book collection.
My mother told me a story about one of the first times I ‘read’ a book. My mother used to read a book to me before I went to bed. The story of ‘Cinderella’ was one of the stories I wanted to hear the most. One day my mother asked me to read ‘Cinderella’ to her. According to my mother, I retold Cinderella word for word, but I was on the wrong page
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I would read books at home, in class, and during a break. I read frequently which meant frequent trips to the school’s library for more books. Middle school allowed students more freedom in which books they chose to read. Teachers and librarians encouraged students to read above their book level range. In contrast, my elementary school would tell students to read inside of their book level. This was great since my middle school 's library had more of a selection. Romance novels and books about high school students were my preferences. One of the authors I read the most was Sarah …show more content…
Since I liked reading teen and young adult romance stories, I usually wrote about a girl and a guy falling in love in a high school setting. They turned out to be simple and boring pieces of writing that I scrapped later on. Once I entered high school, I wrote more about fantasy than romance. I wrote about children in a magical high school, princes that fled their castle, and a rebel helping a prince find his long lost twin. Eventually, I gave up on these stories and have not returned to them in a while. I did not consider myself a good writer, so I stopped writing

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