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Read Aloud Radio: Jabari Jumps by Gaia Cornwall

Jabari Jumps by Gaia Cornwall

Read Aloud Radio begins a new season with producer Jonathan Platt. He has an organization called Story Chain, which brings families together through the reading of children’s books. And through this work, he’s come upon a lot of children’s books that are great to read aloud. For the next few weeks, he’s going to recommend some of them.

This week's book is "Jabri Jumps" by Gaia Cornwall and will be read by Debra Mabra. It is about a boy who wants to take a leap of faith and take control of his fear.

Books featured: Jabari Jumps by Gaia Cornwall

Read Aloud Radio is produced at the Eichelberger Center for Community Voices at WYSO.

Jonathan Platt is the founder and Executive Director of Story Chain, a literacy intervention program that started in prisons and jails and has now expanded to other populations including the developmentally disabled, senior citizens and youth services. Jonathan is a proud graduate of WYSO’s Community Voices 2014 and has produced several featured presentations such as Culture Couch and special reporting on Hispanic heritage. WYSO has worked with Story Chain since its inception and plans to have many more fruitful years to come.