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Nonfiction Monday: Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!

Celebrate Read Across America today on Dr Seuss' birthday with this fiction/nonfiction book pair and activities.

Nonfiction.monday Facts First

9780375922985_lg The Boy on Fairfield Street
by Kathleen Krull (Author)
and Steve Johnson and Lou Fancher (Illustrators)

Reading level: Grades 3-5
Hardcover: 48 pages
Publisher: Random House

Ted Geisel grew up to be the famous Dr. Seuss, but this biography shows him taunted as a child and told he could never make it as an artist.

Pair With

9780394944944_lg And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street
by Dr. Seuss

Reading level: Grades K-2
Hardcover: 40 pages
Publisher: Random House

This easy reader was the first book Ted Geisel both wrote and illustrated...and it was rejected 27 times!

Activities...

Read Dr. Suess e-books NEA's Read Across America for activities, free digital read-along books and more.

See art created by Dr. Seuss in this online art gallery.

Play games at Seussville.

Visit the Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden online.

Celebrate Dr. Seuss all year with Scholastic's Dr. Seuss Literacy Activities for Any Time.

If you're blogging about nonfiction books on this Nonfiction Monday, go to Books Together Blog and add your blog to this week's Round-up!

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