Meet the Vanderbeeker family - large, loud, unpredictable. They'll try almost anything to stay in their beloved Harlem neighborhood. The 2017 New York Times' Notable Children's Book by Karina Yan Glaser is discussed by readers at DC's Excel Academy Public Charter School. Actor Valente Rodriguez is celebrity reader. Kitty Felde is host.
Favorite Books of Tomii and Iyana:
Junie B. Jones - Barbara Park
Dork Diaries - Rachel Renee Russell
Favorite Book of Karina Yan Glaser:
Favorite Books and Authors of Valente Rodriguez:
Bless Me. Ultima - Rudolfo Anaya
And the Earth Did Not Swallow Him - Tomas Rivera
FDR - Jean Edward Smith
Many thanks to the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation for supporting this episode. The Cooke Foundation is dedicated to advancing the education of exceptionally promising students who have financial need.