Monday, March 02, 2009

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Read Across America Day - March 2

Celebrate Dr. Seuss' Birthday !
sponsored by the National Education Association

Oh, the Places You'll Go . . .

Start at Twitter and follow today's RAAD tweets, here's a few:

~ bibliovixen: Read Across America Day AND Dr. Seuss' birthday today!
~ CERodriguez: Happy Read Across America Day!
~ JBrandon: “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.” Happy Read Across America Day!
~ tongamom: Today is: Dr. Seuss Day, which also entails Read Across America Day. In fact, I will be down at my boys' school reading to the kiddos later!
~ RickToone: Retweeting @MobiMom: Today is Read across America Day. Free digital Book read to your child. (expand).
~ dailygrommet: Happy Read Across America Day! What are you reading today?

Also might want to check out this blogging event next week:

Share a Story - Shape a Future: March 9 - 13

blogging librarians, teachers, parents, illustrators, authors, and people passionate about literacy created Share a Story - Shape a Future to share ideas and celebrate everything reading has to offer.
The event begins March 9, 2009 and lasts one week. Each day we will have group of bloggers sharing ideas around a specific theme. There are book giveaways and free downloads that will be announced by the various hosts as we get closer to the kickoff.

Day 1: Raising Readers: Terry Doherty-Scrub-a-Dub-Tub, the Reading Tub
Day 2: Selecting Reading Material: Sarah Mulhern-The Reading Zone
Day 3: Reading Aloud - It's Fun, It's Easy: Susan Stephenson-Book Chook
Day 4: A Visit to the Library: Eva Mitnick-
Eva's Book Addiction
Day 5: Technology and Reading-What the Future Holds: Elizabeth O. Dulemba-

So Light a Candle, Woodja !

Check Out a Dr. Seuss Book @ Burbank Public Library

The Seuss, the Whole Seuss, and Nothing But the Seuss: a visual biography - Charles D. Cohen – Random, 2004

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