Students nationwide will pick up a book to celebrate Dr. Seuss today, March 2, National Education Association’s 18th annual Read Across America Day celebration of reading and Dr. Seuss’s birthday. NEA, in partnership with Dr. Seuss Enterprises, created NEA’s Read Across America Day in 1997 to promote the joy and importance of reading and to celebrate the birthday of beloved author Dr. Seuss. NEA’s Read Across America has grown into a year-round literacy program engaging more than 50 national partners and millions of children, teens, and adults.
Take part in this exciting celebration! Here are some ideas:
1. Take the Reader’s Oath
2. Visit your local library and read one of Dr. Seuss’ books
3. Make reading fun at home! Find great ideas on our Pinterest!