Cat in Hat, books in hand for Read Across America event benefiting Edmonds School District libraries

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Mountlake Terrace High School math teacher Nancy Paine and Edmonds Education Association President Andi Nofziger monitor activities at Revelations.
Mountlake Terrace High School math teacher Nancy Paine and Edmonds Education Association President Andi Nofziger monitor activities at Revelations.

Children, parents and teachers from across the Edmonds School District participated in the third annual Read Across America Community Celebration Saturday in downtown Edmonds.

Thing 2 and Cat in the Hat (officially Meadowdale High School juniors Felicia Bryan and Brianna Meyer, both of Lynnwood) were available for "celebrity" photos at Revelations Yogurt.
Thing 2 and Cat in the Hat (officially Meadowdale High School juniors Felicia Bryan and Brianna Meyer, both of Lynnwood) were available for “celebrity” photos at Revelations Yogurt.

The Edmonds Education Association and the Foundation for Edmonds School District partnered with local businesses to celebrate the birthday of the children’s author Dr. Seuss (officially March 2) and encourage families to read together, all while raising money to support Edmonds School District libraries.

Patti Vicari, librarian at Edmonds' Chase Lake Community School, reads to children and their parents in the Revelations reading room.
Patti Vicari, librarian at Edmonds’ Chase Lake Community School, reads to children and their parents in the Revelations reading room.

The daylong event featured a reading room at Revelations Yogurt, where Edmonds School District teachers, librarians and even Superintendent Nick Brossoit took turns reading their favorite books to families; a reading window at the Edmonds Bookshop and a “Cat Walk” scavenger hunt at participating businesses.

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