February 4, 2013

Writing Prompt: A Room Without Books

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Writing_prompt_bookWriting Prompt: A room without books is like . . .

CiceroDo you know this guy?

Meet the ancient philosopher and political statesman, named Marcus Tullius Cicero, Cicero for short. He lived in the 1st Century B.C.E., yet he was not so different from you or me. He had a great quote that people who love books . . . well . . . love! He said:

“A room without books is like a body without a soul.”

So true, right? But if you were going to update this quote for the 21st century, what would you say? Complete this sentence in the Comments with YOUR deep thoughts:


–Ratha, STACKS Writer

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  1. rainbowfearless8

    Hello this is my first time on here and first time making a blog comment. I love to read. I’m so happy I found this web site for kids like me. There are so many books on here I can’t wait to read.

  2. brainyathena30 :D

    me without the stacks D:
    a cat without fur
    a room without books
    or wait there is a cat without fur

  3. Marsha

    I’m going to use this prompt for my fifth grade creative writing class. We’ll be making posters of our completed promps and putting them up around the library!

  4. Mackenzie

    A room without books is like something you like can’t read in it just wouldn’t be the same because some people love books and love to read.