Tommie F. Brown International Academy Hosts Reading Week

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Tommie F. Brown International Academy is celebrating reading. Those who are six, sixteen, sixty-four, and more have all kinds of great events in store for the National Education Association's 16th annual observance of Read Across America in honor of Dr. Seuss's birthday.  The celebration of literacy continues all next  week with activities scheduled each day and focused on a specific Dr.

Seuss book.

 

Monday—Wacky Hat Day (500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins)

Tuesday--Black, white, and red. Guest readers needed this day! (Cat in the Hat)

Wednesday--Crazy Socks Day (Fox in Socks)

Thursday-- Dress from head to toe in ONE color (My Many Colored Days)

Friday--Buddy Reading Day (Green Eggs & Ham)


Guest readers are needed for Tuesday, Feb. 26 and are welcome at any time from 8:15 until 2 p.m.  If you would like to be a guest reader or would like more information on the week's events, please contact Lindsey McCarter, Librarian, at mccarter_lindsey@hcde.org.


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