In This Episode: Barnie Howell is the Founder/CEO of Books in Every Bag, a nonprofit providing free books to children aged birth to five years old.  In the discussion, Barnie shares her childhood fascination with “The Princess and the Pea,” and highlights themes of perseverance and belief in oneself. She also talks about her commitment to promoting literacy through Books in Every Bag.

Key Takeaways:

Dreams and Hopes: The tale underscores the message that, regardless of background or appearance, anyone can aspire to achieve their dreams if they believe in themselves strongly enough.

Perseverance and Resilience: Barney emphasizes the importance of perseverance and resilience, highlighting that setbacks are part of the journey to success.

Setting Goals: Having goals, no matter how trivial they may seem initially, is crucial for personal growth and achievement.

Belief in Self: Like the princess in the story, believing in oneself and persevering through challenges is key to success.

Promoting Diversity in Literature: Barnie expresses concerns about books being banned and emphasizes the importance of exposing children to diverse perspectives and experiences through literature.

Resources:

LinkedIn: Barnie Howell

 Website: Books in Every Bag

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