By Rachael Berkey It has been popping up everywhere around the internet. Well-known authors are tweeting about it. Publishing executives are blogging about it. And everyone in between has been retweeting, commenting on blogs and sharing posts across social media because the idea is actually that cool. The event I am talking about is World […]

Friday, April 27, 2012 Edwin P. Hubble Medal of Initiative Dinner Cherry Blossom Festival Marshfield, Missouri The Edwin P. Hubble Medal of Initiative will be presented to PJ Haarsma, Denise Gary, and Nathan Fillion for their work in founding Kids Need to Read to provide literacy resources to disadvantaged children and adolescents throughout the United […]

By Denise Gary Kids Need to Read has several exciting happenings going on this week! This Friday, several of us will be hosting a presentation at the Texas Library Association 2012 Conference in Houston, Texas. During our panel, we will be premiering a new video created by Nathan Fillion and PJ Haarsma in support of […]

Kids Need to Read Geek Prom Sponsored by Bookmans Hosted at Phoenix Comicon Hyatt Regency Ballroom Phoenix, Arizona Saturday, May 26, 2012 8:00 PM-Midnight (or, you know . . . to whenever) Purchase your Geek Prom pass here: $15 online now or $20 onsite during the convention Do not contemplate being a wallflower too […]

By Denise Gary Photographs © Robert Gary Kids Need to Read has received a $1,000 grant from American Woodmark Foundation to be used toward Reading Revolution, our pilot program aimed at increasing literacy rates and decreasing dropout rates among disadvantaged middle school students. Kids Need to Read and Arizona State University have been working together […]

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