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For children, reading plays an integral role in developing communication and vocabulary skills, boosting self-esteem, and encouraging imagination. The benefits have also proven to extend into the classroom; according to the National Education Association (NEA), children who read regularly and have access to more reading materials at home often have higher grades in all subjects. Some of the most famous and beloved characters and stories in history originated in children's books that have been passed down over generations. Let this collection of the opening lines from children's books serve as a nostalgic walk down memory lane and as inspiration for books you may want to share with your children too.
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