Celebrate World Book Day and Read Across America Day!

Credo Reference is pleased to celebrate two big annual reading events this week – World Book Day and Read Across America Day!

Today, we take part in one of the biggest celebration of reading, designated by UNESCO as a worldwide celebration of books and reading all over the world. Celebrate World Book Day today by taking part in a major reading event and getting your library involved! View the World Book Day Resources for Libraries for free tools to promote World Book Day at your institution. Or… take some time to simply bask in the joy of reading. Log-in to Credo Reference to uncover a broad list of reference titles available to you on a variety of subjects!

Theodor Geisel reads from his book “Horton Hears a Who!” to Lucinda Bell at his home in La Jolla, Calif., June 20, 1956. (AP Images)

Tomorrow is also the birthday of *Theodore Seuss Geisel, most commonly known as *Dr. Seuss, and is also Read Across America Day. Read Across America Day is an annual reading motivation and awareness program hosted by the National Education Association (NEA) that calls for every child in every community to celebrate reading on March 2nd. Help NEA spread the word and build a nation of readers by joining the Read Across America Facebook fan page and cause page where you’ll be able to share photos, videos, and ideas for tomorrow’s celebration.

Interested in learning more about Dr. Seuss himself? View the free Dr. Seuss Credo Topic Page here!

Credo Reference Topic Pages are available both on the open web and inside an academic platform — Credo Reference. Click on these links to explore Topic Pages and discover valuable coverage on academic topics as well as free web resources. No subscription to Credo Reference required!

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