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Phoenix Comicon is helping to fill The Page Coach with books for disadvantaged children living throughout the Phoenix metropolitan area! Join Phoenix Comicon in a celebration of imagination and the many extraordinary wonders brought to children through reading! The convention is asking supporters to help fill The Page Coach with fantastic books and stuffed reading […]

By Denise Gary Photos by Robert Gary, ECF of Boeing AZ, Penny McDivitt, and Kim OBrien From left to right: Shelby McBride, Denise Gary, Lori Cothrun, and Zachary Fox What a joy it was to pick up The Page Coach decked out in its fun, western-themed wrap designed and installed by A&M Graphics! Building upon […]

by Gary Mlodzik Photos by Yuli Andrade, Lupita Torres and Gary Mlodzik We are beyond blessed by your organization’s generosity and commitment to sharing the love of reading with our children. —Vikki Cervantes, City Librarian These kind words were written after a Grow Your Library story time event that almost failed to come together. Perseverance […]

By Denise Gary Photos by Shelby McBride, Sarah Zelhart, Kim OBrien, and Denise Gary “Oh, the Places You’ll Go” and did we ever during the National Education Association’s (NEA) Read Across America Day this year! In fact, you could say we enjoyed the entire week full of readings and literacy festivals! Read Across America Day […]

By Denise Gary Photos courtesy of Eric Pierpoint, Don Albares, and Deedie Braender Kids Need to Read has been enjoying a highly fruitful partnership with author/actor Eric Pierpoint over the past two years, providing books and author visits to children who would otherwise not be able to enjoy such treasures. Eric writes thrilling historical fiction […]

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