Dr. Seuss’ birthday celebrated
Published 9:45 am Monday, March 7, 2011
FRANKLIN—First-grade students in Lisa Skeeters’ class at S.P. Morton Elementary joined thousands of children across the nation in celebrating “Read Across America” last week.
The National Education Association’s reading celebration takes place each year on or near March 2, the birthday of renowned children’s author, Dr. Seuss. Across the country, thousands of schools, libraries and community centers participated by bringing together children, teens and books.
Skeeters’ students read Dr. Seuss books throughout the day and had a birthday party celebrating the life and works of Dr. Seuss.