The New York Times: Looking It Up, No Keyboard Required
By MICHELLE SLATALLA 4/8/04
"WHEN I became a parent, I didn't realize my duties would include being a walking, talking reference book. "
Thank you Ms. Slatalla for understanding the importance of print reference books in serendipitous finds and alphabetization. One good thing hinted at in the article but not explicitly stated is that the kid's first answer is to "look it up." Curiosity, willingness to learn, understanding of how to find answers....