Our Story

This is our STORY.

In 1984, our company president had a son who was struggling with reading.  Knowing how important reading is, he told him to work hard at his reading and if he did, they would go to Pizza Hut – just the two of them – and celebrate.

Realizing that the combination of a little Personal Pan Pizza and some special one-on-one time could make a difference for other parents and their children, he gathered educators – teachers, librarians and principals – and created The BOOK IT! Program.

Now, 30 years later, the Pizza Hut family – along with hundreds of thousands of educators across the country – still believe and champion it today.

-Pizza Hut

P.S. Happy Birthday, BOOK IT!