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  • The Bookmobile

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    At eight years old, Storm Reyes was already working full time with other migrant farm workers in the fields outside Tacoma, Washington. One day, a bookmobile arrived and brought her new worlds—and hope.

    Directed by: Julie Zammarchi
    Executive Producers: Donna Galeno, Dave Isay, Lizzie Jacobs & Maya Millett
    Producers: Rachel Hartman & Daniel Sitts
    Audio Produced by: Michael Garofalo
    Design: Connie Leung
    Animation: Rebecca Raeder & Thomas Crew
    Production Intern: Felix Lopez
    Original Music: Joshua Abrams
    Music Performed by: Joshua Abrams, Hamid Drake, Marquis Hill, Emmett Kelly & Adam Thornburg
    Music Mixed by: Joshua Abrams & Neil Strauch
    Special Thanks: Storm Reyes & Jeremy Hagquist

    In Partnership with
    POV
    NPR
    American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress

    Funding Provided by
    Corporation for Public Broadcasting
    Ford Foundation Show less
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