Read Across America

Read Across America is an annual celebration of reading that culminated this year on March 2, the day after what would have been the 111th birthday of prolific children’s book author Theodor Seuss Geisel, known and loved worldwide as Dr. Seuss.

Once again NJEA members, parents, and members of the community donned their red and white stovepipe hats and joined the nationwide celebration of reading for Read Across America Day. For the 17th year running, NJEA worked to promote reading and literacy through Read Across America-NJ.

Send us photos from your Read Across America celebration

On behalf of the Cat in the Hat, NJEA will post photos of your Read Across America celebration in a gallery on this page. Choose your favorite two or three photos from your event and send them to In the email, provide a suggested caption for each photo you send.. Learn more

Promoting your Read Across America event

Read Across America is the perfect occasion to spark community involvement and showcase the great job your school and students are doing. Our public relations tools will help you get noticed. Learn more

Ready for your 15 minutes of Fame?

How about sending your latest video to SchoolTube? It can be your own music reading video, book trailer, or coverage of a recent event. SchoolTube has created a Read Across America channel just for you. To sign up and share your videos, go to SchoolTube.


Read what members are saying about their Read Across America celebrations when the Cat in the Hat comes to visit!
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