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Dressed as the Cat in the Hat, Chuck McCarter, Europe area director of the Federal Education Association, reads "Would You Rather Be a Bullfrog" to Eve Chew's first-grade class, as the Hainerberg Elementary School in Wiesbaden, Germany, as part of events marking Read Across America day. The day also marks the birthday of Theodor Geisel, better known by his pen name, Dr. Seuss. The event  started in 1998 by the National Education Association and has been held every year since.  The school has reading events going on all week.
Dressed as the Cat in the Hat, Chuck McCarter, Europe area director of the Federal Education Association, reads "Would You Rather Be a Bullfrog" to Eve Chew's first-grade class, as the Hainerberg Elementary School in Wiesbaden, Germany, as part of events marking Read Across America day. The day also marks the birthday of Theodor Geisel, better known by his pen name, Dr. Seuss. The event started in 1998 by the National Education Association and has been held every year since. The school has reading events going on all week. (Michael Abrams/Stars and Stripes)
Dressed as the Cat in the Hat, Chuck McCarter, Europe area director of the Federal Education Association, reads "Would You Rather Be a Bullfrog" to Eve Chew's first-grade class, as the Hainerberg Elementary School in Wiesbaden, Germany, as part of events marking Read Across America day. The day also marks the birthday of Theodor Geisel, better known by his pen name, Dr. Seuss. The event  started in 1998 by the National Education Association and has been held every year since.  The school has reading events going on all week.
Dressed as the Cat in the Hat, Chuck McCarter, Europe area director of the Federal Education Association, reads "Would You Rather Be a Bullfrog" to Eve Chew's first-grade class, as the Hainerberg Elementary School in Wiesbaden, Germany, as part of events marking Read Across America day. The day also marks the birthday of Theodor Geisel, better known by his pen name, Dr. Seuss. The event started in 1998 by the National Education Association and has been held every year since. The school has reading events going on all week. (Michael Abrams/Stars and Stripes)
Paul Brown reads "The Tooth Book" to Hainerberg Elementary School fourth-graders in the Gullah dialect of his hometown, Charleston, S.C. The Wiesbaden, Germany, school was marking Read Across America Day, also marks the birthday of Theodor Geisel, aka Dr. Seuss.  The school has reading events going on all week.
Paul Brown reads "The Tooth Book" to Hainerberg Elementary School fourth-graders in the Gullah dialect of his hometown, Charleston, S.C. The Wiesbaden, Germany, school was marking Read Across America Day, also marks the birthday of Theodor Geisel, aka Dr. Seuss. The school has reading events going on all week. (Michael Abrams/Stars and Stripes)
Bettina Boyd reads "One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish" to the first-grade class of her son, A.J.,  during the Hainerberg Elementary School's  Read Across America day. Celebrated on March 2, it also marks the birthday of Theodor Geisel, aka Dr. Seuss who was born on this day in 1904.  The event  started in 1998 by the National Education Association and has been held every year since.
Bettina Boyd reads "One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish" to the first-grade class of her son, A.J., during the Hainerberg Elementary School's Read Across America day. Celebrated on March 2, it also marks the birthday of Theodor Geisel, aka Dr. Seuss who was born on this day in 1904. The event started in 1998 by the National Education Association and has been held every year since. (Michael Abrams/Stars and Stripes)
While mom Isabell reads to his second-grade class, Noah Way reads his own Dr. Seuss book, as the Hainerberg Elementary School in Wiesbaden, Germany, The school marked Read Across America day with a series of events. The day also marks the birthday of Theodor Geisel, aka Dr. Seuss, who was born March 2, 1904.  The school has reading events going on all week.
While mom Isabell reads to his second-grade class, Noah Way reads his own Dr. Seuss book, as the Hainerberg Elementary School in Wiesbaden, Germany, The school marked Read Across America day with a series of events. The day also marks the birthday of Theodor Geisel, aka Dr. Seuss, who was born March 2, 1904. The school has reading events going on all week. (Michael Abrams/Stars and Stripes)
Chief Warrant Officer 2 Mark Morton of the Wiesbaden, Germany, branch of the CID, shows Hainerberg Elementary School pupils the pictures in "The Pirate Cruncher," the book he read to them for Read Across America Day. Morton said had he remembered that the book included singing, he would have brought another book. The kids however, enjoyed his rendition.
Chief Warrant Officer 2 Mark Morton of the Wiesbaden, Germany, branch of the CID, shows Hainerberg Elementary School pupils the pictures in "The Pirate Cruncher," the book he read to them for Read Across America Day. Morton said had he remembered that the book included singing, he would have brought another book. The kids however, enjoyed his rendition. (Michael Abrams/Stars and Stripes)
After eating green eggs and ham, Hainerberg kindergartners get back to work decked out in "Cat in the Hat" headgear. Wednesday marked the annual Read Across America Day,  also marks the birthday of Theodor Geisel, aka Dr. Seuss, who was born 115 years ago.
After eating green eggs and ham, Hainerberg kindergartners get back to work decked out in "Cat in the Hat" headgear. Wednesday marked the annual Read Across America Day, also marks the birthday of Theodor Geisel, aka Dr. Seuss, who was born 115 years ago. (Michael Abrams/Stars and Stripes)
Joy Urbaniak's first-grade class poses in front of their classroom door, which is decorated with characters from Dr. Seuss books that they drew for the schoolwide door-decorating contest. Hainerberg Elementary School in Wiesbaden, Germany, marked Read Across America Day on Wednesday and has events going on all week. The best-decorated door will be picked Friday.
Joy Urbaniak's first-grade class poses in front of their classroom door, which is decorated with characters from Dr. Seuss books that they drew for the schoolwide door-decorating contest. Hainerberg Elementary School in Wiesbaden, Germany, marked Read Across America Day on Wednesday and has events going on all week. The best-decorated door will be picked Friday. (Michael Abrams/Stars and Stripes)

WIESBADEN, Germany -- Hainerberg Elementary School in Wiesbaden joined schools across the U.S. military community and in the States on Wednesday to mark Read Across America day.

The event, started in 1998 by the National Education Association and conducted every year since, is held on the birthday of Theodor Geisel, better known by his pen name, Dr. Seuss. He was born March 2, 1904.

Parents, military members and others in the community, some dressed as Dr. Seuss characters, served as guest readers. Throughout the week, the schools also conducted special activities encouraging children to read.

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