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A few weeks ago, reflecting upon the calendar of topics I want to address in this monthly column, I was surprised to find myself swiveling back and forth in my desk chair, eyeing my computer screen on my left and perusing my burgeoning bookshelves on my right. In a flash, I was reminded of the popular expression, "the more things change, the more they stay the same." Sure, I spend many hours each week combing through websites, reading online newsletters, downloading reports and searching for information that will help me keep abreast of the field of learning disabilities and related disorders. But I also spend focused, protected time immersed in thoughtfully constructed narrative that lives between two hard covers, with an occasional graph, photo or drawing. There's just something about a book that, well... you know!