Read Across America Day 2012

Happy Read Across America Day!

Read for the Trees

The theme is green for a very special Read Across America celebration. The 2012 Read Across America campaign will showcase Dr. Seuss’ Lorax book as well as NBC/Universal’s The Lorax. For a sneak peek, here’s the latest trailer. The film opens nationwide today – which happens to be Dr. Seuss’ birthday – making this year’s Read Across America a Seussational celebration. Learn more about Dr. Seuss here.

See Also: Lorax Lessons

The Lorax is commonly recognized as a fable concerning industrialization and the danger it poses to nature, but if you think it contains too much heavy-handed “gloom and doom” environmentalism, check out this children’s story that provides a different viewpoint:

Truax, by Terri Birkett

 

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