The children were dancing when I walked through the door of the transitional kindergarten classroom in east Menlo Park where I volunteer as a storyteller for Bring Me a Book. A dark-eyed girl took my hand, and we pirouetted until the young teacher called the children to the floor where they gathered around me. It was perfect. My book was all about music and dancing.
‘Who knows what “rhythm” means?’ I asked, and 20 little hands were in the air before I had even finished the question….
Read the rest of Liz Simon’s Op-Ed in The San Jose Mercury News.