Interview with Kari Riedel the founder (and Mayor) of Bookopolis, a social enterprise whose mission is to ignite a love of reading for fun in kids ages 7-12 that will last a lifetime. Research shows that increases in time spent reading for fun is linked to higher academic performance, better jobs, and stronger social and emotional skills.
We will learn all about what Bookopolis does, how they go about doing it and Kari's motivations for starting it. To join the conversation call (347) 850-8907.
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