Welcome to NEA’s Read Across America

Join us as we celebrate a nation of diverse readers with these recommended books, authors, and teaching resources that represent an array of experiences and cultures.

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Book of the Month

Lovely Beasts: The Surprising Truth

By Kate Gardner; illustrated by Heidi Smith

Learn more about awe-inspiring animals in the wild: it’s best not to judge a beast until you understand its full, lovely life.

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More January selections

13 Big Ideas for Celebrating NEA’s Read Across America

Use Read Across America year-round to help kids enjoy and relate to what they read by linking books and reading to other experiences in their lives and on the school year calendar.

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Visit the Read Across America Online Store

Stock up on the latest Read Across America gear—featuring our new logo. Just go to www.raastore.com.

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