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Make it a classical Christmas

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A reader asked me to recommend some titles from classical literature for her nephew in middle school who, fortunately, loves to read. I sent her some titles, and got to thinking about the concept of “classical” literature.

I, of course, am a fan. But why should we have our kids read things that were written centuries ago in language that is practically foreign to them today.

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