Come and join Kids Need to Read and The Page Coach at California Pizza Kitchen’s Dana Park location for a day of activities, food, and fun! KNTR will be on site from 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM handing out Highlights for Children magazine and coloring pages to the kids! When you present the flyer to […]

By Denise Gary Photographs by Zachary J. Fox and Gary Mlodzik Toward the last quarter of 2016, Automatic Publishing contacted Kids Need to Read and offered to send a pallet of novels for distribution to the Title I schools we serve. We were thrilled, as the hardcover books included nearly a thousand copies of Hatter […]

By Denise Gary Photographs by Denise Gary and Lori Cothrun Employees Community Fund of Boeing Arizona (ECF Boeing AZ) has honored Kids Need to Read (KNTR) with a $4,000 grant award to be used to stock The Page Coach with books. The Page Coach is KNTR’s mobile conveyor of literary treasure to children living in […]

AHOY, ME HEARTIES! BATTEN DOWN THE HATCHES! February 25th and 26th will be Arizona Renaissance Festival‘s Pirates & High Seas Adventures! Ye should be joinin’ Kids Need to Read in celebrating 29 years of sailing the seas with the Arizona Renaissance Festival by bringing your plunder of two (2) *NEW* children’s books to fill the […]

By Denise Gary Photographs by Denise Gary Kids Need to Read has been blessed by a wonderful partnership with Pi Beta Phi Phoenix Alumnae Club over the past three years, which has resulted in the provision of books and literacy programs for disadvantaged children in the Phoenix area, as well as nationally. Here are our most recent activities […]

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