MILFORD –State Representatives Pam Staneski (R-119) paid a visit to Live Oaks Elementary in Milford to participate in Read Across America Day today.
Rep. Staneski read ‘Spaghetti Hot Dog Bun Courage To Be Who You Are’ by Maria Dismondy to the students. The book promoted this year’s theme of ‘kindness’.
Spaghetti Hot Dog Bun: Having Courage To Be Who You Are teaches young children to have compassion and show kindness for those who might be different than they are. The story conveys the ‘golden rule’ principle of treating people how you would like to be treated.
Staneski read to the fifth grade class.
“I had a wonderful time reading to these amazing kids,” said Rep. Staneski. “This event is one of the funniest parts of my job, and the school staff always does such a great job promoting the event. It is of the utmost importance that children explore and develop good reading habits.”
According to its website, The National Education Association seeks to build a nation of readers through its signature program, NEA’s Read Across America. Now in its 20th year, this year-round program focuses on motivating children and teens to read through events, partnerships, and reading resources.
For more information about this great event please visit www.nea.org/readacross.