World Read Aloud Day was celebrated on March 5th, 2014. Due to testing and snow days here at Skyline we moved our celebration to March 12, 2014. Worldwide at least 793 million people remain illiterate. Two-thirds of them are women. LitWorld is changing that.
Every year on the first Wednesday of March, World Read Aloud Day calls global attention to the importance of reading aloud and sharing stories. Along with Ms. Parks our librarian we decided to connect the observance with Youth Art Month to share the power of words and art.
Here are some of the wonderful art books read aloud during A.R.T. Day: