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End Book Deserts

Dec 13, 2019

A Texas-based program, BookSpring launches children into a world of reading.

Dec 5, 2019

Author Matt de la Pena - This episode features Newbery award winner Matt de la Pena, who talks about growing up as a non-reader, how books changed his lives, and how his current work aims to increase book culture.

Nov 21, 2019

This episode features two programs - Cantu’s Books and Liberation Library - who provide book access to incarcerated youth.

Nov 13, 2019

Meghan Cox Gurdon, author of The Enchanted Hour, shares the impact of book deserts, how reading aloud transforms child-parent relationships, and how technology has impacted book deserts.

Nov 6, 2019

One child enters foster care every two seconds; this episode features Ticket to Dream, and their work to overcome book deserts for children in the foster care system.