Read Across America! Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!

blog wocket pocketWhich are your favorite Dr. Seuss books?

Three of mine are There’s a Wocket in my Pocket, One Fish, Two Fish (for beginner rhymers and readers) and The Butter Battle Book (for older readers because it deals with war and peace.)

I once said that I could probably teach a kid to read with One Fish, Two Fish, chalk and a chalkboard.

Dust off the Bookshelf

RAAlogoIt is that time of year again. Read across America and Dr. Seuss’ birthday. All over America kids are reading Seuss, doing Seuss activities, and participating in general silliness that makes learning fun! Last year I gave a little history about Seuss and shared a little info about NEA’s Read Across America program, and asked which Seuss book was your favorite (I would still love to hear about that). If you are unfamiliar with this celebration I invite you to check it out.

We picked up a few new Seuss books this year. Every year Walmart offers Seuss books for $5 in celebration of Dr. Seuss’ birthday, and I picked several up. We don’t have a comprehensive Seuss collection just yet, but we are getting there. You can see I picked up some classics. I also picked up a smaller board book version of The Foot Book. We…

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