Noodles book review from a young reader (and writer)

My life partner's daughter Hannah (11 years old) recently read Acupuncture is Like Noodles. Through the reading, she asked only a couple of questions, and every time I aksed her if she understood what she was reading, she said "yes". As Hannah is an aspiring writer, I asked if she would like to write someting about the book. This what she wrote:

When I read 'Acupuncture Is Like Noodles' I knew Tatyana, a community acupuncturist, I had been to the her clinic and I thought that community acupuncture was a good thing. When I was sick I would get a treatment and it usually helped. I had heard about acupuncturists who practiced in the non-community style, but knew little about them. Then I read 'Acupuncture Is Like Noodles'. Now I know much more about acupuncture. I also know a lot more about how important it is to have community acupuncture available for the people who really need it, and I find it amazing how many things acupuncture can cure or help with. Someday I hope there is a school for acupuncture students like what  the practitioners of WCA talked about starting in 'Acupuncture Is Like Noodles'. If there is a school like that I hope it will be sometime soon so when I'm old enough I can go there. I can easily say I learned much more from that book than from most books I read. I also want to say I'm very glad to know Tatyana, if I didn't know  her I probably never would have even heard of community acupuncture.

-Hannah, 11

This story was posted on July 16 2009 by tatyana.
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Comments

  • July 17 2009 at 6:34 AM
    annmongeau writes:

    “non-community style”

    I love it!  For her, community style is the norm smile

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  • July 17 2009 at 9:45 AM
    Darlene writes:

    That’s so sweet! It’s nice

    That’s so sweet! It’s nice to hear from someone outside the profession about the profession. Hopefully we can deliver on that school for her.

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  • July 17 2009 at 2:52 PM
    bmiller writes:

    I love it.

    What a neat kid.

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  • July 17 2009 at 5:55 PM
    Nora writes:

    Thanks Hannah (and Tatyana)!

    Thanks Hannah (and Tatyana)!

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  • July 20 2009 at 8:04 PM
    Lisafer writes:

    So sweet!

    Thank you, Tatyana and Hannah. This review made me very, very happy. I’m so glad the book made sense to you and I’m so glad you wrote about it!

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