Childhood books are lifelong friends Article by: KIM ODE, Star Tribune Beloved books we read as kids can stay with us all our lives. Series such as the Betsy-Tacy books, the focus of an upcoming convention, are literary security blankets.
Betsy Ray and Joe Willard. “She thought about him in quiet adoration. She loved him. She’d loved him for years. He was the finest person she’d ever known—he was bound up with almost her whole past life, and she didn’t want to live the rest of her life without him.” — Betsy and the Great World, Maud Hart Lovelace