In honor of Dr. Seuss’s birthday… On March 2nd it is Read Across America Day. A nationwide reading celebration that takes place annually on the great author’s birthday. Across the country, thousands of schools, libraries, and community centers participate by bringing together kids, teens, and books.
The following are some of our Bumble team's favorite story books:
Oh the Places You'll Go
by Dr. Seuss
“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You're on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the one who'll decide where to go...” rch, Dr. Seuss addresses life’s ups and downs with his trademark humorous verse and illustrations
Make Way for Ducklings
by Robert McCloskey
Set in the bustling city of Boston, Make Way for Ducklings first amazed audiences in 1941. Awarded the Caldecott Medal in the same year, this delightful picture book captures the humor and beauty of one special duckling family.
Horton Hears a Who
by Dr. Seuss
One lesson in this book is often voiced. "A person's a person, no matter how small." The other lesson is that one person can indeed make a difference, especially when that one person joins in with all his neighbors and friends. Kids are moved by the story of the huge, soft-hearted elephant who has such a touching regard for the little folks in Who-ville.
If You Give a Mouse a Cookie
by Laura Joffe Numeroff
If a hungry little mouse shows up on your doorstep, you might want to give him a cookie. And if you give him a cookie, he'll ask for a glass of milk. He'll want to look in a mirror to make sure he doesn't have a milk mustache, and then he'll ask for a pair of scissors to give himself a trim....This book is a great first introduction to Mouse, the star of the If You Give... series and a favorite among children with its spare, rhythmic text and circular tale.
How Rocket Learned to Read
by Tad Hills
Learn to read with this New York Times-bestselling picture book, starring an irresistible dog named Rocket and his teacher, a little yellow bird. Follow along as Rocket masters the alphabet, sounds out words, and finally . . . learns to read all on his own!
by Ludwig Bemelmans
An enduring classic, Madeline continues to enchant readers more than seventy years after its first publication. Nothing frightens Madeline—not tigers, not mice, not even getting sick. To Madeline, a trip to the hospital is a grand adventure.