On March 7, let's celebrate the power of stories and inspire a movement.
793 million adults worldwide lack basic reading and writing skills. This World Read Aloud Day, the globe will connect like never before. Let us together read and share to advocate for the power of words and stories.
The World Read Aloud Day countdown starts now!
Be sure to Register and check out our Activities and Recommendations where you can download our WRAD badge, flyers, worksheets, recommendations, certificates, and more to help spark your World Read Aloud Day preparations and celebrations!
Be sure to check out all the World Read Aloud Day links on the right-hand side, learn about our Signature Event at Books of Wonder in New York City, where there will be exciting workshops and special guest authors all day long on March 7. Read about our WRADvocate Ambassadors who will spearhead WRAD efforts in their communities and act as liaisons to local citizens, and visit our WRAD Blog for detailed profiles on our WRADvocates and for tips on how to spread the word about the big day. Sign up for a LitWorld Video Chat if you represent a group of students who would like to connect with a special guest reader, or if you are an author, blogger, poet, or other community leader who would like to read to a classroom, and check out our Live Orange Broadcast Series Event and our World Read Aloud Day Event on Facebook.