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Drop Everything and Read Day and Beverly Cleary’s Birthday – April 12

You might already know the D.E.A.R. means Drop Everything and Read. But did you know that Beverly Cleary’s birthday is April 12 and a great way to celebrate her birthday is to D.E.A.R. on this day? Families are encouraged to spend 30 minutes reading on her birthday.

Read Across America Day and Dr. Seuss Day - March 2

Do you know how Theodore Geisel got the name Dr. Seuss? While he was in college, he became the Editor-in-Chief of the school magazine. Due to some misbehavior, he was forced to resign. However, he kept writing for the magazine under the pen name “Seuss” and that’s how he got the name Dr. Seuss.

International Book Giving Day 2019

With winter and snow days upon us, celebrate International Book Giving Day by providing the book Granite to your early elementary school readers. Librarians can buy a copy of the book for the school library. Parents can get the book for their child. After obtaining the book, teacher can order an accessible version of the book from AIM-VA.