FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: “Reading Revolution” Program Highlighted at Read Across America Day  Phoenix, Arizona, March 2, 2012:  Denise Gary, Executive Director of Kids Need to Read, will be presenting the next phase of the “Reading Revolution” program to the students of ASU Preparatory Academy.  Kids Need to Read will be celebrating Read Across America Day […]

Kids Need to Read and the Arizona Renaissance Festival are teaming up once again! The festival is supporting Kids Need to Read in Royal proportions. During the festival’s VERY popular Pirate Invasion weekend of February 25th and 26th, each child (ages 5-12) who brings a new children’s or young adult book to donate to Kids […]

By Denise Gary Photographs © Denise Gary Although he carried a PowerPoint remote rather than a trumpet, KNTR Chairman Dr. James Blasingame (AKA Dr. B) presented the middle school students of ASU Preparatory Academy with a royal introduction to the new books they will enjoy as part of the continuing Kids Need to Read “Reading […]

Come ride the Desert Storm – Arizona’s most exciting roller coaster! PLUS go on Castles N’ Coasters’ Newest Rides & Attractions—the Sky Wire and the Ropes—all for one low price! COMIC PRIZES will be raffled for KNTR by some of Arizona’s Top Artists: Mike DeBalfo, Raven Gregory, Bianca Thompson & MORE! Costumes are welcome in […]

By Denise Gary Photographs © Denise Gary and Bruce Matsunaga Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation has awarded Kids Need to Read with a $5,000 grant to be used toward Reading Revolution, our pilot program aimed at increasing literacy rates and decreasing dropout rates among middle school students. Kids Need to Read and Arizona State University have been […]