Greetings! Kids Need to Read will be celebrating ten years of inspiring imagination and advancing the wonders of childhood literacy this coming January! It has been quite a journey, starting off with not much more than boundless passion in 2008. But, wow, has that passion carried us forward, along with hard work, major miracles, and […]

Highlights magazine—you probably recognize the brand immediately. You likely spent time reading the magazines when you were a child. You may read them now to beloved children in your life: children, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, godchildren…. The magazines have the power to lull the most reluctant of readers into opening up the cover and getting lost […]

Edit: This position has been filled. Looking to make a difference in the lives of disadvantaged children? We are hiring an Operations Director! Kids Need to Read is seeking an extremely organized, self-motivated, energetic and fun-loving individual to fill the crucial role of Operations Director. The essential job function of the Operations Director is to […]

by Gary Mlodzik Photos by Gary Mlodzik Those that travel the Pacific Northwest often hear of the riches of the Microsoft millionaires in Washington, see the influence of the Nike Empire in Oregon, and play in the ski resorts of Idaho. There is certainly plenty of wealth to be enjoyed, but that wealth does not […]

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, […]

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