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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.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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: Biographies
Named Person: Alice Ozma; James Brozina; James Brozina; Alice Ozma
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alice Ozma
ISBN: 9780446583770 0446583774 9781444715231 1444715232
OCLC Number: 668192309
Description: xviii, 279 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Alice Ozma ; foreword by Jim Brozina.


The heart-warming, true story of a young woman, her single father, and the books they shared as he read to her every night of her childhood, from Harry Potter to Alice in Wonderland.  Read more...


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'Alice Ozma has given us the gift of a remarkable love story. In her love of books, and of her father, we see the most meaningful promises we might make to our own parents, our own children, and to Read more...

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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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