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Read Across America Song

The following song was written and donated to NEA by Glenn Weiss. Please feel free to use it in your Read Across America events!
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Published: 01/22/2021

Read Across America

Read across America
We’re so proud of our whole school
We’re reading books across America
You know reading’s really cool.
Every book unfolds a world
That’ll take you far away.
Come join us young and old,
Boys and girls exercise your mind today.

Your imagination is something you should feed.
For growing inspiration let reading be your seed.

Read across America,
From sea to shining sea
Read across America
Will build a better you and me.

Read across America,
From sea to shining sea
Read across America
Will build a better you and me.
Will build a better you and me.

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©2003 Glenn Weiss

 

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