Read Across America

National Read Across America day is March 2nd, we will kick off our celebration with a daily classroom read-aloud and fun dress-up day in honor of each book. We hope you will join us for a Family Read-In Picnic on March 8th during lunch recess. Please see the flyer for more details.

Thursday 3/2 - wear red/pink
Sometimes, All I Need Is Me / A veces, yo soy todo lo que necesito
by Juliana Perdomo

A young girl shares how she finds joy, love, and strength from within and from family and friends.

Friday 3/3 - Wear PJs
Dream Streetby Tricia Elam Walker

Everyone has a story and a dream on Dream Street, where a caring community of neighbors invite, nurture, celebrate, share, and listen to each other’s dreams.

Monday 3/6 - Wear blue
Blue: A History of the Color as Deep as the Sea and as Wide as the Skyby Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond

Travel the world to explore the complex history and cultural significance of the color blue.

Tuesday 3/7 - Wear rainbow colors
A Song of Frutas / Un Pregón de Frutasby Margarita Engle

A young girl visits her grandfather who is a pregonero—a singing street vendor in Cuba—and sings along with him to help him sell all kinds of fruit.

Wednesday 3/8 - Family read in
I’ll Go and Come Backby Rajani Larocca

Jyoti and her grandmother, who lives in India, create special memories when they are together. Rather than saying goodbye, they look forward to the future when they will see each other again.