Features the innovative people and programs who spread the love of books and reading culture in our nation’s high poverty areas.
Governor's Early Literacy Foundation
Director James Pond explains how almost 45 million books have found their way to Tennessee’s children in the work to end book deserts.
My Very Own Library
A Chicago-based community literacy program provides students with educational programming and book fairs to #endbookdeserts.
Summer Reading 2021
Discover the partnership between Scholastic and Save the Children to #endbookdeserts and engage kids nationwide in summer reading.
Discover how former Olympic gold medalist Kristi Yamaguchi went from ice skating to literacy activist and the work of her foundation Always Dream to #endbookdeserts.
Reading is Fundamental
Since 1966, this literacy giant has been leading the field in the work to #endbookdeserts
We Need Diverse Books
Join Cornelius Minor and Nawal Qarooni Casiano in a conversation about books and programs that reflect the stories of our diverse children.
Such an imperative conversation
I’m so grateful for this podcast. Literacy, love of reading, and access to texts should be rights, not privileges. The ideas and information shared here make it easier for us to help everyone have the option to become an avid reader.
The LINC Model Works
Molly Ness’ guests Shari Levine and Rosalind Diaz of LINC bring to light the pervasive literacy crisis in this country and solutions that are working. LINC gets it: build trust and give families the tools they need to create and support their own little readers. LINC is the bridge that families need. Wonderful organization and inspiring work! Thank you, Molly. Keep spreading the word. We must #endbookdeserts in this country.