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Brought to you by SCBWI Arizona, the Readings at the Tree feature Children's book readings through the Festival under Mesa's Christmas Tree, a 40 foot tree erected for the holiday season as part of Merry Main Street.

Bring the family and hear from some of Arizona's award winning children's book authors as they share their stories for young and old.

The readings Kick off at 2pm with Mesa Mayor John Giles as he reads the first book of the day.


2:00 Mesa Mayor John Giles
2:15 Tara Hall, with the Mesa Police Department
2:30 Michael Hale
2.45 Mesa Councilmember District 3 Francisco Heredia
3:00 Mesa Councilmember-Elect District 4 Jen Duff
3:15 Rita Goldner
4:00 Phoebe Fox
4:15 Sharon Skinner
4:30 Dianne White
4:45 Barbara Renner