Shu Shu Jones

Courtesy of Shu Shu’s Fun Learning Depot & Community Library

AGE:

9

HOMETOWN:

Tallulah, Louisiana

WHAT SHE DOES:

Shu Shu (whose real first name is Lashayla) runs a free library in her front yard. It’s called Shu Shu’s Fun Learning Depot and Community Library.

WHY SHE DOES IT:

Shu Shu learned to read when she was just 3 years old and has loved books ever since. In fact, she owns more than 700 of them! She wanted to find a way to share her passion for reading—along with some of her books—with other kids.

“I noticed that some children in my community didn’t read or like reading,”
she says. “I wanted to show them that learning is fun.”

SHU SHU SAYS:

"Start small and then go big. You can make a difference at any age."

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