What Is Your Favorite Childhood Story That You As A Child? Essay

883 Words Dec 3rd, 2016 4 Pages
What is your favorite childhood story that you read or that was read to you as a child? Discuss and explain in detail why that story is your favorite. As a young child I did not have a natural love for reading. To me, reading was more like work. When I started fifth grade I was placed into Mrs. Measel 's class, and I was not happy about this. All of my friends were placed into the other fifth grade class, so I felt very alone. Mrs. Measel always bragged about how much she loved to read, and how she used reading to her class as her main method of teaching. This made me nervous, not only was I alone in this class, but the whole year would be filled with reading. Mrs. Measel came into class one morning grinning from ear to ear. She had chosen the first book that we would read together. She opened the book immediately and began to read aloud in the most obnoxious British accent I had ever heard. This was the first time I fell in love with Harry Potter. The more she read Harry Potter and the Sorcerer 's Stone, the more I slipped into this fascinating world of witches, wizards, mudbloods, and muggles. Eventually I felt like I was watching a movie, not reading a book. I could see their faces and hear their voices so clear in my mind. As characters changed throughout the dialogue, so did Mrs. Measel 's mannerisms and voices. Until that day, I did not know that reading could be so wonderful. After three weeks our class had finished the first book, and quickly moved…

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