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Booked Kids Trip 1: Planting Day at Union Market

The goal of Booked Kids is to create dynamic learning environments where parents and community volunteers can also coach children in reading. On our inaugural trip, I am proud to say we did just that! We took 9 children on a planting activity at Union Market, a popular Washington DC food market. Not only did the…

What is Booked Kids?

Mission By promoting literacy in dynamic learning environments, Booked Kids teaches children to travel anywhere with a book.  What We Do We enable children ages 5-11 to discover new possibilities by designing educational trips within their community. The possibilities are magnified when parents are partnered with their children to complete grade-appropriate reading activities at a specified…

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[Who Do I Think I Am?] Booked Kids Launch

“I’ve never seen the White House in real life,” my student said as we read her favorite book, Grace for President. As only children can, she candidly continued without prompt. “We don’t have money, and only rich people can go to the White House.” She turned the page without skipping a beat. Meanwhile, I had…