New for 2021: Freedom Friends Book Club

Freedom Friends Book Club
Freedom Friends Book Club logo created by Jordan Polk, D&M Student Intern

If you’ve been meaning to read more, and more widely, during the pandemic, you’re in luck: We’re teaming up with Elementz and the teen librarians at the Cincinnati & Hamilton County Public Library to launch a new book club for Democracy & Me students and educators, WVXU staff and listeners, and any other community members who wish to discover some exciting, diverse authors with us.

The Freedom Friends Book Club—multicultural, intergenerational, transformational—will launch in January with a virtual discussion of Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You, by Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi. We’ll have an ongoing dialogue about the book on our Freedom Friends Discord channel, and we’ll host a live chat via Zoom at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 18 (Martin Luther King Jr. Day) – – RSVP today!

Click here for an NPR interview with the authors of Stamped.

Click here for many more interviews, discussion questions and more from the publisher.

Here are all our upcoming titles for 2021, with virtual meeting dates and other details to come:

Feeling generous? Use this Wish List link to donate a book to our Freedom Friends Free Library, and we’ll get it into the hands of a student reader.