Celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday and Read Across America Day

These books have been loved by kids and parents for decades

Dr. Seuss books to read for Read Across America Day

Dr. Seuss’ books have captivated children and adults for decades now. Parents love them for their easy readability and the lessons they teach. Kids love the rhyming and easy cadence. His work has helped kids all over the world learn to read.

Read Across America Day is celebrated on Dr. Seuss’ birthday. Here are some of our favorites from this beloved author for you to read to your kids.

One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish

This one is near and dear to my heart. My kids, especially my daughter, adored this book. We read it until it basically fell apart. The silly rhymes captivate kids and it won’t be long before they are reading along with you.

Green Eggs and Ham

This is another favorite in my family. Kids will love going along on rhyming journey with Sam who will NOT eat green eggs and ham. A cute story of someone being afraid to try something new and conquering that fear.

The Cat in the Hat

This mischievous cat visits a couple of kids and gets into all sorts of trouble when the mother goes out. He brings a couple of friends and chaos ensues. And the kids just don’t know what to do.

Horton Hears a Who

A touching story of an elephant who never gives up and rescues a tiny community living on a speck of dust. Everyone is equal in Horton's eyes.

Hop on Pop

A sweet little rhyming story with a rollicking rhythm. This beginner book is easy to read for those just learning.

Want more Dr. Seuss books? Hooked to Books has a complete list with links to buy online.

 Need more things to do for Read Across America Day? The National Education Association has lots of stuff listed for families.

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