Happy birthday, Dr. Suess
Kids like to read. It’s true. They do.
And hearing stories is great fun too!
On the bus or in the school,
reading is the perfect tool!
So lots of townspeople gladly went
to take part in a Dr. Seuss event.
“Read Across America” and Seuss’ date of birth,
were celebrated Friday by proving reading’s worth.
Fire Chief Merle Bowman and Wendy David, too,
showed up to read to students, a welcoming venue!
Bijou Community School kids cheered
Each time another reader neared.
Principal Jim Watson, with a nod and a grin,
kindly welcomed the visitors in.
That Jim Watson, what a guy!
He even wore a Dr. Seuss tie!
Barbara Davis, yes that’s right,
chose a book about colors bright.
Grownups read with loving prowess.
Including Mr. Steve Morales.
Quite an exciting day at school.
Little Zach Sabac said, “It’s cool!”
Listening to stories of all kinds
is a great way to expand our minds!
Teachers Deby Wright and Val Ford
made sure the students were not bored.
They planned. They worked. They were in charge.
And the turnout was quite large.
Anna-Maria Dixon from the Tahoe Daily Tribune
read “Green Eggs and Ham,” which made the children swoon.
Hairdressers, school officials and other VIPs
shared their favorite books with kids. What fun! Oh my! Oh geez!
Middle schoolers joined that day, reading books as well.
The Bijou youngsters were all aglow. Reading is just swell!
It makes us smart. It feeds our brains, brings smiles to our faces.
And reading takes us far and wide to all kinds of new, fun places.
Each book is like a recipe, a tasty story stew.
And what better way to spend some time and learn a thing or two?
So whether you are old or young – at work or school or play.
Reading’s something fun to do each and every day.
Support Local Journalism
Support Local Journalism
Readers around the Lake Tahoe Basin and beyond make the Tahoe Tribune's work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.
Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.
Your donation will help us continue to cover COVID-19 and our other vital local news.
Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.
User Legend: Moderator Trusted User
STATELINE, Nev. — The amount of boats trying to launch at Lake Tahoe while carrying aquatic invasive species rose to uncharted levels in 2021.