As we approach Read Across America Day we’re sharing some of our favorite children’s books and the best book stores in Dallas! If you are celebrating Read Across America Day in Dallas these resources will help you support your local businesses while celebrating.
Read Across America day is a celebration that happens once a year on March 2! Here’s a blurb about the holiday from National Today:
“March 2 is National Read Across America Day, a day to celebrate our favorite activity. The day was established by the National Education Association (NEA) in 1998 to help get kids excited about reading. The day occurs each year on the birthday of beloved children’s book author Dr. Seuss, so a perfect way to celebrate is to don a Seussian hat and read one of his famous tales, like One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish. On National Read Across America Day, students, teachers, parents, and community members around the nation come together to read books and celebrate the joy of reading — join us!”
Children’s Books for Read Across America Day in Dallas:
Here’s a list of some of the most popular children’s books for Read Across America Day in Dallas! If you are looking for books for your kids, to share with your friends and their kids, or to give as a gift this year, these are some of the most popular options available!
The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Where The Wild Things Are
Margaret Wise Brown
The Cat in the Hat
Green Eggs and Ham
The Snowy Day
Ezra Jack Keats
Guess How Much I Love You
Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?
Bill Martin, Jr.
Book Stores in Dallas:
These are the best independent book stores in Dallas. That means that by shopping with these retailers instead of the big chains you are helping put money back into the economy right here in Dallas. There’s no better way to celebrate Read Across America Day in Dallas than by shopping with these excellent local book stores in Dallas.
The Wild Detectives
314 West Eighth St, Bishop Arts District, Oak Cliff Dallas, Texas, 75208
Deep Vellum Books
3000 Commerce Street, Deep Ellum, Dallas, Texas, 75226
10720 Preston Rd #1009B, Preston Oaks, Dallas, Texas, 75230
The Dock Bookshop
6637 Meadowbrook Drive, Ryanwood, Fort Worth, Texas, 76112
Lucky Dog Books
911 W Jefferson Blvd, Oak Cliff, Dallas, Texas, 75208
Monkey and Dog Books
3637 W Vickery Blvd, Fort Worth, Texas, 76107
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