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How Can Children Understand the Vocabulary of Good Books?

American poet and author Phyllis McGinley says: “Whose invention was this vocabulary restriction I cannot say [I can!]. Librarians deplore the trend, publishers disclaim responsibility, authors declare themselves stifled by it, children detest it. But the fact remains that somebody has set up as gospel the rule that odd words, long words, interesting words, grown-up […]

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