Welcome Tucson Festival of Books friends!

While we miss seeing you in person, we’ve adapted our traditional festival booth to share curated resources and opportunities for writing and storytelling adventures at home!

Pick a topic below to see playlists of stores written by local young authors and produced by the Stories that Soar! creative team. Our Reading Seed literacy experts have also included recommended reading lists that correspond to each topic.

If you want to WONDER

If you want to LAUGH

If you want to FEEL CONNECTED

If you want to FEEL EXCITED

If you want to HAVE SPOOKY FUN

If you want to EXPLORE

Calling all kids- the Magic Box is HUNGRY for

your original stories!

Submit your story for the opportunity to have it produced by the Stories that Soar! ensemble.

  • Stories can be about anything and written in any language!
  • Share your imagination, or how you are feeling.
  • The Magic Box loves ALL KINDS of original stories written by kids.

We can’t wait to read and see your stories! Click here to get started.

Our Reach out and Read Southern Arizona program promotes early literacy and school readiness in pediatric clinics by giving new, developmentally, and culturally appropriate books to children and advice to parents about the importance of reading aloud. Watch the video below to learn more about Reach out and Read, and check out the poster to the right for some great reading tips for your family!

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Qualified Charitable Organization Code: 20553

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