Jason Reynolds didn't get through a whole book until he was 17. He's now a bestselling author, and he's trying to change the way young people feel about reading. On Second Thought host Virginia Prescott speaks with Jason Reynolds.

Inspired by hip-hop, Reynolds now writes books to get young people to excited about reading. He has various awards to his name, including an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work for Youth/Teen and a National Book Award finalist designation for his book "Ghost."


On Second Thought spoke with Reynolds ahead of his apperance at Eddie’s Attic in Decatur on June 11 at 7:30 p.m.