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September 16 -
able to control weather, lift heavy objects with her superhuman strength, make things disappear and reappear, and stop time in its tracks.
champion of truth and justice. Plus she was a poet! Every power she acquired was requested through a poem.
"Oh zephyr winds which blow on high,
lift me now so I can fly."
If I had a chance to become a superhero, it would certainly be Isis, and I would repeat these words as I tackled illiteracy and aliteracy in our schools and in society.
"Oh dear students who do not read,
hear these words so you can succeed.
Reading can take you where you've never been
Open a book and climb on in."
I would be a foe of standardized testing and politics in education, a defender of the children in poverty and those who are bullied, and a champion of those who struggle with or do not care for reading.