World Read Aloud Day 2017

2017-wrad-logoFebruary 16, 2017 is World Read Aloud Day! Readers of all ages are encouraged to celebrate literacy and the “pure joy and power of reading aloud.” The World Read Aloud Day is celebrated by readers in more than 100 countries around the world. Visit the LitWorld website to learn more about the day.

Looking for some new great read alouds? Here are a couple to try:

The Day the Crayons Quit and The Day the Crayons Came Home

by Drew Daywalt day-crayons-quit              day-crayons-home
In the first book,  Daniel’s crayons are tired of their assigned duties in the crayon box so when he opens the box to color one day, all he finds are letter saying that the crayons have quit to do other things. In the second book, the crayons have had enough of their travels  and send postcards to Daniel wanting to come back to the crayon box.

The Book With No Pictures by B.J. Novak

How can a book be fun with no pictures and only words? This book is anything but boring!

What Pet Should I Get? by Dr. Seuss

Jay and Kay from Seuss’ One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish visit a pet store. They want to get all of the pets in the store, but can only get one. Which one will they choose?

Reading aloud and sharing books can be so much fun! If you need some more book ideas, check out our Pinterest page.

Happy Reading!



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