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By Nacole Vickery and Denise Gary Photographs by Denise Gary and Lori Cothrun Kids Need to Read was excited to celebrate its partnership with Mesa Arts Center by participating in two of their recent events: Educator Preview Night and the 2016 Season Kickoff. This is KNTR’s fourth year to provide books for the center’s ProjectLit […]

By Nacole Vickery Photographs by Will Shoemaker, Gloria Nguyen-Chambers, Shelby McBride, and Gary Mlodzik We were thrilled to see KNTR Board Member and Grow Your Library Director Gary Mlodzik honored by Cox Communications for his volunteer work in this 30-second video! Kids Need to Read was also fortunate to receive a $1,000 contribution from the company as […]

By Nacole Vickery, Denise Gary and Eric Pierpoint Photographs by Haniyyah Jones Earlier this year we caught up with our partner, actor/author Eric Pierpoint, after his second visit to 107th Street Elementary School in Los Angeles. Mr. Pierpoint and Kids Need to Read regularly team up to provide books and author visits free of charge […]

by Nacole Vickery and Denise Gary Photographs by Denise Gary The Page Coach traveled to the northern part of Arizona for a visit to the Navajo Nation Fair during their Kids Day, giving over 4,000 books to children at the event! It also happened to be International Literacy Day and we had an absolutely stupendous […]

by Nacole Vickery and Denise Gary Photographs by Lori Cothrun and Waste Management Phoenix Open What a thrilling surprise! Kids Need to Read is bursting with joy at the receipt of over 75,000 gorgeous books delivered on 30 pallets by GreaterGood.org. The gift was facilitated by the publisher, Capstone Publishing, as part of their 25th […]

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