World Read Aloud Day 2/3/21
Mon, Feb 1 1:11pm

Hello families:


Join us to celebrate World Read Aloud Day. We are excited to welcome 3 visiting authors to read aloud their books. A sample of what to expect is below as well as invitations/google links to join. Invitations are below and are organized by grade band. Feel free to share pictures of students participating by email. 


Grades Pre K, K and 1 at 10:20-10:40

Elliot the Heart-Shaped Frog by Matt F. Esenwine 

website:  Matt Esenwine

Link to join: 


Grades 2-3: At 10:30-10:50

website: Kathleen BLASI

Hosea Plays On by Kathleen Blasi 

Link to join:


Grades 4-5, 6-8 at 10:30-10:50

website: Dustin Brady

Trapped in a Video Game by Dustin Brady 

Link to join:



The authors have volunteered their time to read aloud to classrooms and libraries all over the world. 

  • 1-2 minutes: Author introduces himself or herself and talks a little about his or her books.
  • 3-5 minutes: Author reads aloud a short picture book, or a short excerpt from a chapter book/novel
  • 5-10  minutes: Author answers a few questions from students about reading/writing
  • 1-2 minutes: Author book-talks a couple books he or she loves (but didn’t write!) as recommendations for the kids


Thank you to our School Librarian, Ms. Jackie, for scheduling our guest readers. 


Don't forget about the PS 372 Read-a-Thon!