5-year-old Chicago marathon reader aims to collect 10K books for National Reading Day

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Caleb Green, 5, read 100 books in one day on Facebook Live. Now, he and his family are collecting books for Chicago kids. (WLS)

Caleb Green, a 5-year-old marathon reader, visited WCL to talk about National Reading Day.

The pre-schooler from Chicago's Pullman neighborhood read an amazing 100 books in one night and streamed it on Facebook Live with the help of father Sylus and mother Rhoda.

Now, over 2 million people have seen that clip over the last month. (Click here to see the story about it on ABC7)



Caleb and his family have set a goal of collecting 10,000 books for kids in Chicago with the help of the non-profit Reading is Fundamental as part of National Reading Day.

Simon and Shuster donated 1,000 books to Caleb's cause.

For more information visit: Simonandschuster.com and Rif.org

Click here to donate to Caleb's book drive

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