Literary Events

Please join in- ask me for any other info

Dates for your calendar- September-December

International Literacy Day Sept. 9

Roald Dahl Day- Sept. 13

International Dot Day Week of Sept. 15 This links with so many of our beliefs- each ES grade level has a copy of the book

Comic Book Day/Curiosity Day- Sept. 25

Global Read Aloud begins Sept. 30 This is a 6 week event that is geared for EC-Grade 12 students and links classrooms around the world

Read for the Record Day- Oct. 2 (a US thing, but anyone can join- good cause)

Show a Book Day- Oct. 23- more details to follow
Picture Book Month (November)- I will be running a mock Caldecott event (as last year)- let me know if you want to join- it will continue until the end of January

I have plans for my class to Skype with many authors and illustrators throughout the year- if you would like more info let me know

From Erika

As you may know (or you will soon) I am a bit crazy about literacy (some will say crazy in general, but...). I would love to talk to you about how your students can get involved in any of these events. We will be blogging throughout at

What is the Global Read Aloud?
How to Join the Global Read Aloud