By Denise Gary Photographs © Robert Gary Friends of the Phoenix Public Library invited Kids Need to Read to give books and Highlights magazines to children attending their event, Love to Read AZ! This is the third year the Friends group and Bookmans have brought the event to the Burton Barr Central Library in Phoenix, […]

By Denise Gary Photographs © Denise Gary Sometimes, the greatest moments in life are witnessing children experiencing the joy of life. Kids Need to Read presented Mr. Shine to the kindergarten–2nd grade students of Children First Academy, a school for homeless and disadvantaged children in downtown Phoenix, Arizona. During his show, Go Wild for Books!, […]

By Denise Gary Kids Need to Read is proud to announce two milestones reached over the past fiscal year, which will be ending March 31st. At that time, we will be experiencing another new milestone—our first full audit. But back to the achievements we have already attained. . . . The organizational name “Kids Need […]

By Denise Gary Photographs © Denise Gary Kids Need to Read introduced the eighth grade students of ASU Preparatory Academy to Aaronetta Edmonds, who shared the experiences of her grandparents during their time as slaves. Aaronetta’s husband, Wes Edmonds, also contributed to the program. The presentation supported the eighth grade English language arts studies of […]

By Denise Gary Photograph © Sauce Boss Beaucoups of Zydeco music, door prizes, children’s creative writing sessions, free books for kids, and all-you-can-eat authentic Louisiana cookin’! Saturday, April 6, 2013 4:00 PM–8:00 PM Kids Need to Read Office 33 S. Mesa Drive Mesa, AZ 85210 Register by Sunday, March 31st Join Kids Need to Read […]

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