Marie Arnold First Chapter Friday
This video contains language that may not be appropriate for all audiences. Viewer discretion is advised. Marie Arnold reads the first chapter of her book “I Rise” a powerful novel about racism and social justice.
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Play video Kyle Lukoff First Chapter Friday
Kyle Lukoff First Chapter Friday
Kyle reads the first chapter of “Different Kinds of Fruit,” a funny and hugely heartfelt novel about a sixth-grader whose life is turned upside down when she learns her dad is transgender.
Play video H.D Hunter First Chapter Friday-
H.D Hunter First Chapter Friday-
H.D Hunter reads the first chapter “Futureland: Battle for the Park” an electrifying new middle grade illustrated series where one boy must stop a sinister force from stealing an extraordinary flying theme park’s tech and taking over the world.
Play video Andrea Beatriz Arango First Chapter Friday
Andrea Beatriz Arango First Chapter Friday
Andrea Beatriz Arango reads the first chapter of “Iveliz Explains it All” moving novel in verse that navigates mental health, finding your voice, and discovering that those who really love you will stay by your side.
Play video Irene Latham and Charles Waters First Chapter Friday
Irene Latham and Charles Waters First Chapter Friday
Together, Irene Lathan and Charles Waters read the first chapter of the stunning novel-in-verse, “African Town” which Chronicles the story of the last Africans brought illegally to the United States on the Clotilda in 1860.
Play video Victor Piñeiro First Chapter Friday
Victor Piñeiro First Chapter Friday
Victor Piñeiro reads the first chapter of “Monster Problems,” . A wacky, hilarious, and fast-paced middle grade series with the perfect combination of magic, imagination, and adventure.
Play video David Barclay Moore First Chapter Friday
David Barclay Moore First Chapter Friday
David Barclay Moore reads the first chapter of “Holler of the Fireflies” a brilliant novel about a boy from the hood in Brooklyn travels to a STEM camp in an Appalachian holler for one epic, life-changing summer.