The amazing Jacqueline Woodson is here speaking to a group of middle schoolers from P.S. 140 on the Lower East Side. Many thanks to James Patterson for his generous grant that made this possible. Let's inspire young readers together!
Grab a copy of BROWN GIRL READING for a young reader in your life.
Summer has changed me. I packed a bag full of books. Not textbooks--no. Rather pleasure-reading books! If you know me, you know that I hate reading and I hate books, but my #InspireReading process this summer has completely changed that. I've expanded my vocabulary and learned to enjoy reading! Here's to 7/20 books that I read, which is 7 more than last summer.
05. "But simply punishing the broken -- walking away from them or hiding them from sight -- only ensures that they remain broken and we do, too. There is no wholeness outside of our reciprocal humanity." #InspireReading