An actual, made out of dead trees, book. With pictures. To 16 and 17 year-old IB Diploma students. And they loved it.
Many, if not all of our students in international schools are stressed and juggling (perhaps too many) commitments as they work towards illusive goals. It’s so important to remind them to stop sometimes and do something different of their own choosing, like reading for pleasure, that they can enjoy.
After my story was done, we all had a blissful twenty minutes together of sitting quietly in the library and reading whatever we felt like.
In case you’re curious, here’s the video version of what I read to them: