Latest media:

Rebecca Morgan was interviewed on Mile High Radio’s Pay It Forward show. Listen here.

San Jose Mercury News

2013 press release: Where Books For Treats is happening in the South Bay

2012 press release: Halloween Ideas: Give “Brain Candy” Instead of Sweets to Kids for Trick or Treat (or download the PDF)


Books For Treats has been featured in the following media:

KBAY (South Bay)
KCBS radio (San Francisco)
KNTV-Channel 11 (San Jose)
KLIV radio (San Jose)
San Jose Mercury News Halloween Books for Treats program in San Jose’s Willow (2011)
Willow Glen Resident (San Jose)
Willow Glen Times (San Jose)
Campbell Resident
World Journal (China)
Sing Tao Daily (China)
KDTV Channel 14 (San Jose Spanish channel)
Portsmouth Herald (Portsmouth, NH)
Wellness News
Tri-City Herald (Oregon), “Kennewick couple hand out books, not candy”
Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune, “Treating kids to the joys of reading”
The Press-Enterprise (Riverside, CA) (TX)
La Mars Daily Sentinel (IA)
Los Altos Town Crier (CA)

Books For Treats was also mentioned in Seth Godin’s book, Purple Cow. Read what was written.

Blog mentions:

Jessica Knauss, “Books for Treats”

“This Halloween, Give Books for Treats!

The Publicity Hound

Halloween fun in Northern California”

“Best Halloween Ever!”

“Books Instead of Candy for Halloween”

Children’s Literacy News and Books for Treats”

Book Chase

Frugal Freebies

Books online, e-library

Orcas Island (WA) Library, “Friends at the Library Give Books for Treats”


Green Garbage Project

Business Giving Strategies

Nonfiction Book Editor

LovingLowcarbLife, “Books For Treats: give brain candy this year”

A Writer’s Edge

Larry James’s Authors and Speakers Blog

Green Halloween

Mid-Continent Library, Independence, MO

Write Livelihood

This gives me hope

Jeri’s Organizing & Decluttering News 

Susan Hyatt’s blog

Rob’s World

BFT Founder Rebecca Morgan and San José Mayor Gonzales pass out books for treats at San José’s Willow Glen business district’s trick-or-treating event in 2001.

A recent recipient of a Book for Treats book. Child says, “Hey mom, look I got a book for Halloween,” mom says, “What a great idea!”

Trick-or-treaters love getting books at Halloween.

Books for Treats always draws a crowd!

Press Releases

Books For Treats Looking to Double The Books Given on Halloweeen

Give Trick-Or-Treaters Books This Year – Oct. 6, 2003

Kids Bag A Book When Trick-Or-Treating In San Jose, Calif. – Oct. 19, 2001


Willow Glen Resident Newspaper Article 10-17-2001

Willow Glen Resident Newspaper photo of Books For Treats recipient 11-6-2001

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