About Read Across America
Read Across America is an annual reading motivation and awareness program that calls for every child in every community to celebrate reading on or near March 2, the birthday of beloved children's author Dr. Seuss. Across the country, thousands of schools, libraries, and community centers participate by bringing together kids, teens, and books, and you can too!
Read Across America also provides OEA members, parents, caregivers, and children the resources and activities they need to keep reading on the calendar 365 days a year, to motivate children to read and generate new enthusiasm for reading.
"You're never too old, too wacky, too wild, to pick up a book and read with a child."
For background information and downloadable resources for this year's celebrations, such as templates, and promotional materials, click here.
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