Pathfinders Reading Series.

Finding Inspiration in Every Story.

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” – Nelson Mandela


Our Story

During this COVID-19 Pandemic, Pathfinders saw the opportunity and potential for children and mentors to connect in a unique way. We asked a few select mentors to help bring stories alive by reading them for children in our community, unable to enjoy these readings in person.

Videos of Book Reads

Book: Something Happened in Our Town
Authors: Marianne CelanoMarietta Collins, and Ann Hazzard
Reader: Mrs. Kaylen Wheeler-Gooden

Something Happened In My Town

Beautiful Blackbird

Book: Beautiful Blackbird
Author: Ashely Bryan
Reader: Shauna Hunter

I Love My Hair

Book: I Love My Hair
Author: Natasha Anastasia Tarpley
Illustrator: E. B. Lewis
Reader: K’Neiquewa Hollis-Johns

Martin's Big Words
(The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.)

Book: Martin's Big Words (The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.)
Author: Doreen Rappaport
Illustrator: Illustrated By Bryan Collier
Reader: Elizabeth Weary

Chocolate Me!

Book: Chocolate Me!
Author: Taye Diggs
Illustrator: Shane W. Evans
Reader: Orlando 

 The Undefeated

Book: The Undefeated
Author: Kwame Alexander
Illustrator: Kadir Nelson
Reader: Stephen Winston

It Takes a Village

Book: It Takes a Village
Author: Hillary Rodham Clinton
Illustrator: Marla Frazee
Reader: Allison Keeson