2016 Jefferson Award Winner: Meagan Warren


Most of us can remember our favorite books from childhood including favorite authors favorite characters.

It’s hard to believe that ,today, some children don't have that experience. But one Bexley middle-schooler, with the support of her community takes it upon herself to make sure young people have a book they can call their own.

Meagan Warren created Books for Bedtime, an organization responsible for getting books into the hands of disadvantaged students and homeless children.

In two years, Warren has collected more than 13,000 books through book drives and donations, and has personally delivered them.

To learn more about Warren and Books for Bedtime, watch the video above.