Just another reason for parents to appreciate their children and teen’s obsessiveness with [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Taylor Swift[/lastfm]! The Grammy Award Winning Swift makes it a priority to convey her message and encourage kids on the importance of reading, during her stop at Scholastic Inc. headquarters this past Wednesday!
[pullquote quote=”It doesn’t have to be a big, thick, long book. You don’t have to pick up something that looks scary.” credit=”Taylor Swift at Scholastic Inc. Headquarters”] “I think that smart kids are the coolest kids,” Swift said to as she was interviewed on stage by America’s Got Talent host Nick Cannon.
Taylor Swift talked to about 200 grade-schoolers and middle-schoolers who had been selected to attend because of improvement in their reading scores! (Talk about a great incentive!)
Listen to the interview with Nick Cannon:
Taylor has been busy celebrating and promoting the release of her new CD Speak Now and in addition to sharing song-writing tips and childhood memories, sang a few lines from one of her favorite songs, [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Faith Hill[/lastfm]’s “This Kiss,” and was joined by her band at the end to perform her new single, “Mine.”