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by Denise Gary Images courtesy Highlights for Children Hidden Pictures—these words conjure up instant recognition among most everyone throughout the generations. The memories of wonderful stories, illustrations, and projects inside the pages of Highlights magazine universally elicit warm and happy feelings. Through the generosity of our partners at Highlights for Children, Kids Need to Read […]

There are many ways you can support Kids Need to Read on Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday, and throughout the holiday season. Some can be done through your regular shopping, costing nothing extra other than a moment of time. Take a look and please help us out in any way that works best for […]

Kids Need to Read is the privileged beneficiary of the annual Holiday Book Drives at two Barnes & Noble Booksellers locations: Desert Ridge Marketplace and Chandler Fashion Mall. The Holiday Book Drives are the bookseller’s annual program where customers can purchase books to donate to each store’s chosen cause. The Desert Ridge Marketplace location is […]

by Denise Gary Photographs © Denise Gary What a BEAUTIFUL afternoon I spent with the Smith Junior High School “special class of awesome” on October 30th! I was so fortunate to be able to share the story of The Little Flame with the students of the Mesa, Arizona school, as well as provide them all […]

Kids Need to Read is honored to announce the addition of community fundraiser Gary Mlodzik to the organization’s Board of Directors. Mlodzik has been volunteering regularly with Kids Need to Read since 2013. His support of the organization’s events and literacy programs for children, as well as his fundraising contributions, have been indispensable over the past […]

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