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Nonprofit works to give kids in ‘book deserts’ access to hundreds of books for free


Marking National Read Across America Day, TODAY’s Jenna Bush Hager spotlights the work of the nonprofit Worldreader, which has used tech to get books into the hands of 17 million kids around the world. Now Worldreader is focusing its efforts here at home, launching a BookSmart app to promote reading to kids in underserved “book deserts” across America.