Reading Without Walls: A Conversation with Gene Luen Yang and Dr. Carla Hayden

Apr 5, 2017

National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature Gene Luen Yang. Photo by Albert Law:

From the Library of Congress

The Library of Congress invites you to join in a virtual program on April 10 that brings together National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature Gene Luen Yang and the Librarian of Congress, Dr. Carla Hayden.

Reading Without Walls” will be an informal conversation between Mr. Yang and Dr. Hayden about their own personal histories as readers and the role that reading can play in breaking down barriers. They will also discuss Gene Luen Yang’s new Reading Without Walls program, which encourages students to read books that they wouldn’t typically choose on their own.

“Reading Without Walls” will take place on Monday, April 10 at 8 AM MDT, and will be streamed live at

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