Naga S. Dragon here, the Queen's library assistant, to talk with you about Read Across America.
Every year, on March 2nd, Dr. Seuss's birthday, teachers, parents, librarians, mayors, and other elected officials, dragons, queens, knights, children, and yes, even the trolls stop to celebrate reading and books.
Read Across America promotes that reading is fun, adventurous and provides a lifetime of opportunities. Children must learn to read if they are to succeed. More information and activity packets can be found over at National Education Association: Read Across America!
The Purpose of Read Across America from the NEA website:
Motivating children to read is an important factor in student achievement and creating lifelong successful readers. Research has shown that children who are motivated and spend more time reading do better in school.
Happy Reading friends,
Naga S. Dragon
Library Assistant to the Queen.