Read the text and write one-word answers to the question.
has a strange hobby. He borrows books from libraries and doesn't bring them
back. Until now he forgot to return more than 700 children's books to five
different libraries in the district. One of the librarians said about Mr
Barush, This is a man who loves books. He just can't let go of them. He hasn't
stolen a single book. So what's the crime?
why he didn't return the books, Mr Barush said, Well, how could! They became
family to me. I was afraid to return them, because I knew that kids or dogs
would get hold of these books and chew
them up, throw them around, rip the pages, spill soda on them, get jam and
jelly on them.
continued, Books are people, too! They talk to you, they take care of you, and
they enrich you with wisdom and humour and love. A book is my guest in my home.
how could I kick it out? I repaired torn pages. I dusted them with a soft clean
cloth. I turned their pages so they could breathe and get some fresh air. Every
week I reorganized them on their shelves so the could meet new friends. My
books were happy books. You could tell it just by looking at them. Now they're
all back in the library, on the lowed shelves, on the floors, at the mercy of
all those runny-nosed kids. I can hear them calling me! I need to rescue
1) Did Mr Barush retutn the books he borrowed from libraries?
2) Did the books belong to five different libraries?
3) Are books like famile to Mr Barush?
4) Does Mr Barush trust kids as to books?
5) Does Mr Barush compane books with people?
6) Did Mr Barush dust the books with soft clean clothes?
7) Do you thing Mr Barush should return books to the library?