Infinite Worlds, Infinite Universes

Infinite Worlds, Infinite Universes

Books. They're doorways to infinite universes, each door holding a world unlike any other. If one world isn't to your liking, you can just open another door. There's a book for everyone, but if, in the near-impossible scenario that there isn't one for you, you're in luck. You can be part of the community who build these doorways. Forge these pathways. Because no one, and I mean no one, deserves to be left without a book. My advice for you is this: I started with reading a graphic novel version of a book series. Then I started reading the chapter-book novel. Then, I ended up reading 20 books that summer. The point is, you just need one book to get you to worlds like any other. Trust me. One book took me on a journey I'll never forget.

maelynslavik

VT

13 years old

abigail_and_bean

VT

13 years old

The Voice

February 2024

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