For 20 years this event has been promoted on Dr. Seuss' birthday. Here are more links if you are interested. Whether you are a reader, teacher, librarian, parent, or other, this is a great event to get involved in.
Get involved! NEA’s Read Across America Day is a nationwide reading celebration that takes place annually on March 2—Dr. Seuss’s birthday. Across the country, thousands of schools, libraries, and community centers participate by bringing together kids, teens, and books, and you can too! Incorporate these guides and activities to celebrate reading with young people.
Background on Read Across America
What is NEA's Read Across America?
The first National Read Across America Day was held on March 2, 1998.
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