NEA's Read Across America
Mark your calendars: March 1, 2013 is NEA's Read Across America Day
Uma Thurman and Jake T. Austin Join NEA to Celebrate 2013 Read Across America Day
Hundreds of New York City school children filed into the New York Public Library on Friday, March 1, to celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday and to kick off Read Across America Day, the nation’s largest reading celebration with more than 45 million participating to highlight the importance of developing a love for reading at an early age. [Read more...]
Highlights from the 2013 Read Across America Kickoff Event at the New York Public Library
Watch the Full Broadcast of the Read Across America Kickoff Celebration at the New York Public Library.
You can also view the livestream webcast on our Facebook page
NEA’s Read Across America Cat-a-Van Tours Hit the Road
Three Cat-a-Vans logged more than 5,100 miles as they traveled from coast to coast to deliver an important message about reading and oral health to students in more than 30 schools. Made possible through a unique partnership between the National Education Association and Renaissance Dental – the tours began on Monday, February 25, and concluded on Friday, March 1—the official Read Across America Day.
Check out highlights from the Cat-a-Vans online.
Parade Magazine Promotes Read Across America
National magazine gives tips to families for encouraging reading and celebrating Dr. Seuss' birthday. Check out the article.
Video Highlights from the 2013 Cat-a-Van Tours
New Seuss store and Cat-a-log
Looking to decorate your school and classroom in Seussian style? NEA Member Benefits has created a new online Seuss store for your celebration. You'll find one of the largest selection of Dr. Seuss products including reading awards, pencils, decore, and so much more. NEA members will get a special 20% discount with no minimum order required plus FREE Shipping for any order of $25 or more.
Looking for Books?If you serve a high needs student population and are in need of books for your reading event, check out the First Book Marketplace, run by Read Across America partner First Book. They have books by Dr. Seuss and many of your favorite authors at significant discounts. And if you qualify, sign up to become a First Book recipient of free books.
Follow us on FacebookHelp us spread the word and build a nation of readers! Through the Read Across America Facebook fan page and cause page you'll be able to share photos, videos, and ideas, plus hear the latest news from NEA's Read Across America and its partners.
Ready for your 15 minutes of Fame?How about sending your latest video to SchoolTube? It can be your own music reading video, book trailer, or coverage of a recent event. SchoolTube has created a Read Across America channel just for you. To sign up and share your videos, go to SchoolTube.
About NEA’s Read Across America
The National Education Association is building a nation of readers through its signature program, NEA’s Read Across America. Now in its 16th year, this year-round program focuses on motivating children and teens to read through events, partnerships, and reading resources.
"You're never too old, too wacky, too wild, to pick up a book and read with a child."
Promoting good oral health and reading skills to children nationwide