Read Across America Day observed Monday

Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer, sporting a "Cat in the Hat" hat and tie, gestures while reading Dr. Seuss's "Oh, the Places You'll Go!" to students of Washington's Watkins Elementary School, at the Supreme Court in Washington, Monday, March 3, 2003, Read Across America Day. Sunday marked the 99th birthday of Dr. Theodor Geisel, who as Dr.Seuss, wrote the book among others. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Monday is Read Across America Day, and schools everywhere will host special events to help spark students’ interest in readings.

Read Across America also celebrates the birthday of children’s book author, Dr. Seuss, whose real name was Theodor Geisel.

Sunday marked Dr. Seuss’ 110th birthday.

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