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FIVE BOOKS TO READ ALOUD ON WORLD READ ALOUD DAY

Can you imagine a world where everyone can read? On February 24, we’re asked to do just that in honor of World Read Aloud Day by reading aloud to children.
You can participate by reading aloud to your students and asking them to share books at home with their parents and siblings. Reading aloud builds crucial early literacy skills and sets them on the path to educational success.
Need some ideas for great read-alouds? Here is a great selection of titles that have won the E.B. White Read-Aloud Award, given each year by the American Booksellers Association to recognize picture books and books for middle readers.
Extend your reading time with these Read and Do activities based on past E.B. White Read-Aloud Award winners:

The Day the Crayons Quit

by Drew Daywalt
2014
A humorous, brightly colored look at what would happen if your crayons decided they were unhappy...and quit!
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I Want My Hat Back

by Jon Klassen
2012
A classic repetitive tale told completely in dialogue, it plays out in simple illustrations filled with visual humor that will have kids thrilled to be in on the joke.
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If I Built A Car

by Chris Van Dusen
2006
A pun-filled comedy littered with Spanish words and Spanglish accents brought to life with colorful, lively illustrations.
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Wild About Books

by Judy Sierra
2005
Animals in the zoo are introduced to the joy of reading when the bookmobile shows up by mistake – a rollicking rhyming story!
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Skippy Jon Jones

by Judy Schachner
2004
A pun-filled comedy littered with Spanish words and Spanglish accents brought to life with colorful, lively illustrations.
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