Literacy is a bridge from misery to hope. Votes: 4. Literacy is the tool we use as humans to find one another, so it must belong to everyone. Literacy is the door to knowledge, essential to individual self-esteem and empowerment.
Peggy Albers does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organisation that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond their academic appointment. If you are a parent or a teacher, you most probably read stories to young children. Together, you laugh and point at the pictures. You engage them with a few simple questions.