Read Across America

Read Across America is a great way to encourage student to love reading books from cover-to-cover with passion. Reading this issue of the Educators' Advocate from cover-to-cover is a great way for you to get your hands on some the great books that have been featured in the NEA's Year-Round Calendar. The first 25 readers to find the new Read Across America logo will win three books for their classroom. Find the icon, snap a photo, and send it us at or via the SDEA app and you will get to choose three books from our First Books Read Across America Collection. See the full list of the available books here. Good Luck!


NEA READ Across America book list:

Julian Is A Mermaid | Jessica Love
Pre-K - 3

Midnight Teacher | Janet Halfmann
K - 3

Do Not Lick This Book | Idan Ben-Barak
Pre-K - 3

Chester Nez And The Unbreakable Code | Joseph Bruchac 
2 - 4

Alma And How She Got Her Name | Juana Martinez-Neal
Pre-K - 3

The Beauty That Remains | Ashley Woodfolk
9 - 12

The Prince and the Dressmaker | Jen Wang
7 - 12

You Bring The Distant Near | Mitai Perkins
7 - 12

Can I Touch Your Hair | Irene Latham
3 - 6

A Land of Permanent Goodbyes | Atia Abawi
8 - 11

Chasing Space | Leland Melvin
5 - 8

The Sun is Also A Star | Nicola Yoon

The Stars Beneath Our Feet | David Barclay Moore
9 - 12

Long Way Down | Jason Reynolds

The Bridge Home | Padma Venkatraman

Speak | Laurie Halse Anderson

Samurai Rising | Pamela S. Turner

The Book Thief | Markus Zusak

Temple Grandin | Sy Montgomery