Celebs Read and Celebs Give Back
On October 25, dozens of celebrities came out for a Carnival to benefit Camp Ronald McDonald for Good Times, a free sleep-away camp for children with cancer. It's staffed with doctors and nurses but it's really a place for the kids to have fun and forget that they are sick. We got some very special videos from teen stars like Chelsea Staub, Jake T. Austin, Debby Ryan, and Nathan Kress talking about why it's so important to give back to charities like this one. (Don't miss Debby's video. It had me practically in tears!)
And, of course, since we are THE STACKS, we asked them about their favorite books too! Check out these book recs from the cast of The Secret Life of the American Teenager:
It's a little hard to hear, but the books they shout-out are: Lord of the Flies (for ages 12 and up) by William Golding, The Last of the Really Great Whangdoodles by Julie Andrews, Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder, and To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee.
Want some more celeb reading videos? Check these out. . .
Meaghan Martin recommends A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle.
Nicole Anderson recommends Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak
Bailee Madison recommends Soupy Saturdays with the Pain and the Great One by Judy Blume.
And there are even more at THE STACKS Video Hub.
So, now that these famous celebrities have inspired you, you have 2 assignments for today:
- Do something to help someone less fortunate than you.
- Find a great book to read.
Just kidding; it's not really an assignment, but I hope you do it anyway! In fact, I suspect you probably already do. Let me know in the comments the ways YOU give back to charity.