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Read Aloud Radio: One Crazy Summer

One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia

This week's book is "One Crazy Summer" by Rita Williams-Garcia will be read by Mary Evans.

Read Aloud Radio is a feature by Community Voices 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.

This week's book is "One Crazy Summer" by Rita Williams-Garcia will be read by Mary Evans and is about three sisters who travel to Oakland, California, in 1968 to meet the mother who abandoned them.

Books featured: One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia

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.