Reading Department


Flow chart

Fulfill your critical thinking requirement for your AA degree


Maya Angelou

"When I look back, I am so impressed again with the life-giving power of literature.  If I were a young person today, trying to gain a sense of myself in the world, I would do that again by reading, just as I did when I was young."

~ Maya Angelou ~
Emily Dickinson

"There is no frigate like a book to take us lands away/"

~ Emily Dickinson ~
Cesar Chavez

"You cannot uneducate the person who has learned to read."

~ Cesar Chavez ~
Jhumpa Lahiri

"That’s the thing about books. They let you travel without moving your feet."

~Jhumpa Lahiri ~
Frederick Douglass

"Once you learn to read, you will be forever free."

~ Frederick Douglass ~