By Lori Cothrun Photograph by Shelby McBride School may be out for summer, but we never stop! While students and educators are on summer break all across the United States, Kids Need to Read has been working diligently to make sure that worthy causes are receiving book donations.   Our program, From Our Shelves to Yours, […]

By Zachary J. Fox Photograph by Zachary J. Fox Kids Need to Read is coming out with a new program designed to impact LGBTQIA+ youths! The Novel Closet, a Closet for Out Books, is a resource for high school students to explore LGBTQIA+ identities through young adult literary treasures. In high schools all over America, […]

May 25–28, 2017 Phoenix Convention Center 100 N 3rd St, Phoenix, AZ KNTR Booth 1078 Celebrating eight years of partnership as the sponsored charity of Phoenix Comicon (PHXCC), Kids Need to Read (KNTR) is thrilled to announce a fantastic line-up of events for Phoenix Comicon 2017! PHXCC has prioritized support for KNTR since the organization’s […]

By Denise Gary The first year of READ Together ended with a “hi-ya,” as local kindergarten students participating in the literacy program were treated to a high-energy Ninja story time, before being sent off with a backpack filled with eleven books and a Highlights magazine to keep and read over the summer break. Participating students […]

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 […]

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