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Saturday, March 24, 2018

Posts Tagged ‘Kids Need to Read’

Kids Need to Read provides books to underfunded schools

In 2006, young-adult science fiction author PJ Haarsma was busy traveling from school to school to promote his first book. The author (best known for The Softwire series) repeatedly encountered teachers who were scraping together personal funds to purchase books for their eager-to-read students. Haarsma recruited his friend, actor Nathan Fillion (best known for his role […]

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Comicon meets creativity

A quick review of “signature events” for this year’s Phoenix Comicon reveals the creative underpinnings of folks who do the geek. Think “Bleeding Cool Fan Awards” (Fri, May 25), “Brain Eating Contest” (Sat, May 26) and “Dr. Who Party Like a Time Lord” (Fri, May 25). I’m told that middle one involves JELL-O®, so not to worry […]

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Comicon tales

Lynn Trimble reflects on her daughter’s experiences at this year’s Phoenix Comicon, takling place through Sunday at the Phoenix Convention Center.

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