Written by Denise Gary Photographs © Denise Gary The horror took place on the evening of October 8th, as Main Street in downtown Mesa was overrun with zombies. Kids Need to Read was at Mesa’s Second Friday handing out Highlights magazines, HIKRZ Jamboree fliers, buttons, bookmarks, and candy to the sweet and innocent . . […]

Written by Denise Gary In 2008, Kids Need to Read was approached by a group of Browncoats who explained that they were planning to film a movie based on Joss Whedon’s Firefly/Serenity universe.  They were driven by their love of the “Verse,” and committed to raising hundreds of thousands of dollars for charitable causes.  Each […]

Written by Denise Gary As we get ready to send the Kids Need to Read 2012 wall calendar off to be printed, we proudly present the cover art for all to enjoy.  Every piece of art we received from each of our twelve calendar artists was thought provoking and beautiful.  Each artist was instructed to […]

Written by Debbie Brown To geek or not to geek? That is the question. We here at Kids Need to Read ALWAYS say geek! When Scott West (@hydeandgeek on Twitter) approached us with a geeky fundraising idea, we were all for it! Scott conducted the Hyde & Geek 36 hour Tweetathon on Twitter with all […]

Written by Denise Gary Kids Need to Read Presents Author PJ Haarsma This November and December, be sure to stop by Barnes & Noble Booksellers at Chandler Fashion Mall (Chandler, Arizona) to participate in their Holiday Book Drive benefiting Kids Need to Read. All books collected throughout the campaign will be given to KNTR to […]

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