March 9, 2011 is World Read Aloud Day. This global rally shows the world that the right to read and write belongs to all people and lets the children of the world know that words and stories have the power to change lives.
What would you miss most if you could not read or write?
Imagine your world without words.
Read with loved ones and new friends in honor of World Read Aloud Day from now through March 9, and tally your minutes to help reach the goal of 774 million minutes in honor of the 774 million people worldwide who cannot read or write.
For more information on how you and your school can participate in the events of World Read Aloud Day:
It’s time to join the global literacy movement.