You can check out our web extra of additional kids' letters to President Obama here.
In this act, kids from the after-school literacy program "826" in Brooklyn, Los Angeles, Chicago and Ann Arbor read letters they wrote to Barack Obama. The letters are part of a book the ;kids published, called Thanks and Have Fun Running the Country. (3 minutes)
The book is available now from the McSweeney's website and all proceeds, every penny from the book will go directly to the 826 writing centers across the country.
Web Extra: More Letters From the Kids at 826!
- Henri Fitz Maurice : age 11, Seattle (MP3)
- Weslie Jackson : age 12, Chicago (MP3)
- Sheenie Shannon Yip : age 13, Seattle (MP3)
- Stephanie Aguilar : age 10, Los Angeles (MP3)
- Georgia Peckman : age 12, San Francisco (MP3)
- Heaven Willis : age 13, Chicago (MP3)
- Chatham Singh: age 9, Los Angeles (MP3)
- Chanel Jones : age 12, Oakland (MP3)
- Giselle Perez and Jennifer Munoz : age 11 and 12, San Francisco (MP3)
- Chandler Brown : age 12, Chicago (MP3)
- Alexis Feliciano : age 9, Brooklyn (MP3)