Grab your hat. Read with the Cat!

Read Across America Day is March 3, 2008, when millions of kids, teens, and adults participate in the nation's largest reading event.

Visit the NEA Web site, http://nea.org, for special resources to help educators prepare for the event, including:

  • Event ideas
  • Resources for ELL students
  • Printable posters, bookmarks and certificates
  • Booklists
  • Resources for parents; and, much more!


Horton Hears A Who! (read-along book) free to your classroom

Just in time for Read Across America Day, this special Seuss classic will be available on www.kidthing.com/neasreadacrossamerica/. Download the digital book to your computer and watch the pages come to life with animation, narration and sound effects. Or, turn the sound off and read the book aloud.

Visit MTA's literacy and student achievement Web site, http://readingmatters.org/, for more resources.