Jan 18, 2020
The theme for today's segments are...literature and reading opportunities for teenagers who are at-risk, reluctant readers.
Daphne Russell is an author and founder of a new organization, Books Save Lives. She has written a novel "Read or Die" and a screenplay titled, The Book of Abel. Both pieces are examples of Russell's advocacy for books that are edgy but relevant to the lives of inner-city children. It is Russell's passionate belief that books save lives...when we give young people access to content and characters who they can relate to. Learn more here.