Pick up a book in honor of Read Across America Day!

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(WFXR) — If you’re looking for something to do with your kids on Tuesday, pick up a book because it’s Read Across America Day!

This week also kicks off National Reading Month, which is meant to encourage literacy.

Read Across America Day — held annually on March 2 — has long been associated with Dr. Seuss because it falls on his birthday.

Numerous school districts across southwest and central Virginia — as well as a fire department — have also announced dress-up days, held virtual reading sessions, and more in honor of Read Across America Day:

You can learn more about the Read Across America effort by following this link.

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