Story URL: http://news.medill.northwestern.edu/washington/news.aspx?id=80513
Story Retrieval Date: 5/21/2013 4:40:55 PM CST
WASHINGTON -- Schools nationwide are celebrating the birthday of Dr. Seuss. It coincides with the National Education Association's annual Read Across America Day. Children around the country are receiving free books that educators hope will open their minds to the joy and power of reading.