Chinle Planting Hope and Read at Home

June 1, 2023

One child  + learning to read + books + magazines to read =  a future 

With the collaboration and help of many volunteers and a number of Rotary Clubs in Colorado – Glenwood Springs, Vail, Durango — Chinle Planting Hope and Read at Home nonprofits are celebrating their accomplishments of the past several years:

  •    Creating a community center, an Imagination Learning Station
  •    Thrift Store, a place to purchase clothing, gifts, books
  •     Community garden, a place to plant, learn, grow, harvest
  •     Bicycle shop and repair
  •     Books! Borrow or buy

And in support of literacy and school success:

READ IN BEAUTY  BOOKMOBILE IS READY to ROLL!  Bringing books to children and adults in nearby communities!

Read in Beauty Bookmobile

R.E.A.D. in Beauty Bookmobile, designed by Jonathan Nelson

We are celebrating, please join us:   June 10th, Chinle, Navajo Nation,  10 am to 2 pm



  • Post Colors
  • National Anthem in English and Navajo
  • Prayer
  • Welcome by President of CPH Janice Dunn
  • Short Remarks by Miss Navajo Nation, Valentina Clitso
  • Short Remarks by Chinle Navajo Chapter President Dr. Rosanna Jumbo-Fitch
  • Thank You to Key Foundations and Supporters of CPH

All Chinle Planting Hope and Read at Home programs will be up and running with children’s activities, Navajo authors and illustrators, giveaways, entertainment, food trucks, and more.

Chinle Planting Hope Open House Celebration

Chinle Planting Hope Open House Celebration

Everyone will go home with a book bag, Bookmobile card, and a book — or several — plus copies of Highlights and High Five magazines.  choose a book  — Or choose from a whole stack of new books.  Books are a gift from Glenwood Springs, Colorado Rotary Club, several different clubs — Glenwood Springs, Vail, Durango — as well as The Book Grove and White River Books in Colorado, plus Salina Bookshelf Publishers in Flagstaff. A huge, happy thank you to so many!

One child  + learning to read + books or magazines to read =  a future

Chinle Planting Hope

Chinle Planting Hope

Nancy Bo Flood

As a fish-brain surgeon or a rodeo poem wrangler, I have loved stories. I strongly believe that words – in poetry or prose – help heal our hearts and give us new eyes to see the world. I was first a research psychologist studying brain development at the University of Minnesota and London University before following my passion – writing for children. Learn more...