Further proof that the girl is mine. (As if you needed further proof!)
The minute she got home from school and realized that those Scholastic Fair Book flyers were full of BOOKS(!), that you can BUY(!), she sat down and poured over all four flyers for well over an hour.
Carefully contemplating the merits of Corduroy versus a new Junie B. chapter book. Cautiously circling the ones she wanted, editing her choices when she found a more intriguing book. She even picked out a few that “I think Addie will want.”
I remember doing the exact same thing when I was little.
There is nothing better than cheap, good books. Ok, except maybe cheap, good shoes?