Instead of being concerned about parties, makeup or boys, sixteen-year-old Adele Taylor is concerned about teen literacy. When she was 13, she noticed that some of her classmates struggled in the area of reading. As she dug deeper, she realized that her peers’ inability to read was directly related to lack of access to books.
Since her discovery, the teen philanthropist has started her own book donation program called Adele’s Literacy Library. The goal of her non-profit organization is to empower everyone through reading and that’s exactly what she has been doing since 2008, delivering more than 5,000 books around Monroe Township, NJ.
Recently, Adele was recognized by Nickelodeon for her literacy advocacy work at the TeenNick HALO Awards.
In Adele’s own words: “Reading is the seed you plant that nurtures your roots into strong and thick branches of knowledge.”
For more about Adele Taylor’s literacy program visit: adelesliteracylibrary.org
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