Freedom Reads Book Club

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Through our partnership with Reginald Dwayne Betts and Freedom Reads, we will be sponsoring monthly book clubs during the 2020-21 school year. Each month we will share free copies of a selected book through our lottery and will make available discussion questions and student reflection journals for teacher use. 

Our goal is to increase access to meaningful and engaging books for students, encourage reading and honest dialogue around contemporary fiction that delves into issues that young people in confinement face, and help schools expand their libraries.

Book Club Calendar

October - Felon by Reginald Dwayne Betts

November - Insurrections by Rion Almicar Scott

December - Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds

January - Men We Reaped by Jesmyn Ward

February - I am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter by Erika Sanchez

March - Poet X, by Elizabeth Acevedo

April - Postcolonial Love Poem by Natalie Diaz and {#289-128} by Randall Horton

May - Heavy, by Kiese Laymon

June- Man's Search For Meaning by Viktor Frankl

Men We Reaped by Jesmyn Ward

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Podcast Interview

coming soon!

I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter by Erica L. Sánchez

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Podcast Interview

coming soon!

The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo

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Podcast Interview

coming soon!

Postcolonial Love Poem by Natalie Diaz and 

{#289-128} by Randall Horton

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Podcast Interview

coming soon!

Man's Search For Meaning by Viktor Frankl

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Podcast Interview

coming soon!