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Book Club for Kids

Mar 25, 2020

Today it’s a book for older kids – "On the Come UP" by Angie Thomas. Our main character is an aspiring rap star dealing with sudden fame and the reputation of her late father. Our readers are from West Education Campus in Washington, D.C. Actress Tallie Johnson is celebrity reader. Kitty Felde is host. 

We’ll have a list of everybody’s favorite book at our website, In fact, we have lots and lots of book suggestions to help you find the perfect ebook or audiobook to download from your public library during this time when schools are closed.

And did you know that if you want to be on the Book Club for Kids, you can do it from your living room? All you need is your smartphone. Record yourself on the voice memo app telling us your first name, city where you live, the name of your favorite book, and why you love it. Then email the file to us at Or just click the “put me on the show” button at our website for more information. And teachers, we’re collecting recommendations from students around the world. We’d love to hear from your homebound kids on the show.