CONTRIBUTED PHOTOSTheodor Seuss Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss, was an author and cartoonist of over 60 children’s books. His birthday, March 2, 1904 is a day chosen as “Read Across America Day” to celebrate Geisel and his many books. Geisel died Sept. 24, 1991 and is listed as the ninth best selling fiction author of all time, according to Ranker.com. ABOVE: While Tyler Paul is on the phone
Contributed PhotosJordan Ortiz and Autumn Evans participate in Read Across America Day at Harry S Truman Elementary School March 2. See additional photos on Page A2.
Makeila Rivera and Alexandra Mumbauer, in Sue Young’s classroom at Harry S Truman Elementary School, celebrate the 114th birthday of Theodor Seuss Geisel.
Dressed for “Read Across America Day” are Raegan Treskot, Dylan Jarjous and Ashley Frei.
Dylan Jarjous, Ireland Larsen, Reagan Treskot, Hope Rodriguez, Jordan Ortiz and teacher Susan Young participate in “Seuss alerts” at Harry S Truman Elementary School March 2. Once a “Seuss alert” is announced, the entire school reads for five minutes until it is announced the “Seuss alert” is over.