Read Across America: Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebrations

Read Across America is an annual event that celebrates the birthday of beloved children's author Theodore Geisel, or as he is more famously known as -- Dr. Seuss. Dr. Seuss' birthday is March 2nd and for the past 21 years it has been celebrated in cooperation with the National Education Association, NEA, with the nation-wide event Read Across America.

Read Across America tries to bring awareness to literacy and helps to promote reading in schools, libraries, and bookstores across the country. Some organizations get really involved and have dress-up days, parties, and contests to celebrate the weeklong event. Dr. Seuss' favorite characters make appearances at many schools. Some students participate in reading contests with fantastic prizes. Many classrooms even decorate specifically for the event.

elp you celebrate Read Across America in your home or classroom. Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!!

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