Ethan & Choco's Book Club

Striving to make access to books and reading a core part of the care that SuperKids receive in the hospital, with the principal premise that literacy support for children fighting cancer and other life-threatening conditions can help promote cognitive development and social connections that are part of thriving through treatment and beyond


Bedside Reader and Literacy Coach (BRLC) Volunteers

  • CLICK HERE for the CHOC Bedside Reader shift sign-up (ONLY for approved, badged, and trained CHOC bedside reader volunteers). If you’re interested in becoming a volunteer at CHOC Children’s Hospital and possibly becoming a bedside reader for our program, please email
  • CLICK on links below for printable copies of bedside reader volunteer protocol (coming soon)
  • If you are interested in becoming an ECBC/CHOC Bedside Reader, email Sandy Tweedt at All BRLC volunteers must meet one of the following requirements:

    1. current or former educator or other role with kids in schools or educational settings
    2. formal work experience directly related to kids’ literacy/literature

    This Includes but is not limited to: classroom teacher, reading specialist/literacy coach, other educational specialist such as special ed, school psychologist, school counselor, school or public librarian, children’s publishing, bookstore owner/employee, kid lit reviewer, children’s author, literacy-based nonprofit

Event Volunteers (coming soon)

Care Card Writers (coming soon)

Thrive Buddies (coming soon)