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

Carter Reads the Newspaper

By Deborah Hopkinson; illustrated by Don Tate

Meet the “father of Black History,” Dr. Carter G. Woodson, and discover the experiences that shaped his passion.    

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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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Read Out Loud with KidLit TV

Bring authors’ voices into the classroom with these featured videos from Read Across America partner KidLit TV, a diverse group of parents, educators, librarians, kid lit creators, and award-winning filmmakers working together to create fun new ways to reinforce children’s appreciation of reading.

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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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