Marguerite Christian Elementary invited soldiers and local business leaders to their school to help mark the 20th anniversary of the National Education Association’s Read...

Marguerite Christian Elementary invited soldiers and local business leaders to their school to help mark the 20th anniversary of the National Education Association’s Read Across America Day, the nation’s largest reading celebration, with more than 45 million students, parents, educators, and others participating every year.

Volunteers from Colonial Hyundai and Colonial Subaru.

Volunteers from Colonial Hyundai and Colonial Subaru.

Read Across America Day is an annual reading

A soldier from FORT Lee reads to a SECOND grade class at  Marguerite Christian  Elementary on Read Across America Day. This day is a nationwide reading celebration that takes place annually on March 2, Dr. Seuss's  birthday.

A soldier from FORT Lee reads to a SECOND grade class at
Marguerite Christian
Elementary on Read Across America Day. This day is a nationwide reading celebration that takes place annually on March 2, Dr. Seuss’s
birthday.

motivation and awareness program that calls for every child in every community to celebrate reading on March 2, the birthday of beloved children’s author Dr. Seuss.

Motivating children to read is an important factor in student achievement and creating lifelong successful readers. Research has shown that children who are motivated and spend more time reading do better in school.