Tommie F. Brown International Academy Celebrates Reading This Week

  • Monday, February 27, 2012

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 15th annual observance of Read Across America in honor of Dr. Seuss's birthday. 


The celebration of reading kicks off this week with Monday's Wacky Hat Day. The festivities continue on Tuesday with Twin Day/Buddy Reading Day where students & teachers dress alike and two classrooms partner together to share favorite books. Wednesday is Book Character Dress Up Day complete with a Literary Parade at 9:30 a.m. The reading fun continues on Thursday withFox in Socks Crazy Sock Day. Read Across America Week wraps up on Friday, Dr. Seuss's birthday, with the monthly community coffee beginning at 7:30 a.m. and parents/guardians invited to a breakfast of Green Eggs and Ham, followed by guest readers from all over the community reading aloud to classrooms to share the importance of reading.


If you would like to be a guest reader on Friday, or would like more information on this week's events, please contact Lindsey McCarter, librarian, at

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