Sharing a book

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When we arrived nine weeks ago this girl couldn’t and wouldn’t read aloud. Now, here she is, sitting in front of the preschool class and reading to them. We were stunned. We’d been planning for this all week, and she’d basically memorised the book, but we still thought she’d chicken out.

She did a great job – the preschoolers were attentive and engaged. And she was delighted with herself at the end. She hugged the preschoolers. She hugged all the volunteers. And you couldn’t wipe the smile of her face until maths class…

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