"The Lorax" Stars Zac Efron and Danny DeVito Kick off NEA's Read Across America Day

March 2012
NEA Today;Spring2012, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p52
The article describes a public reading of the book "The Lorax" by Dr. Seuss by actors Danny DeVito and Zac Efron at the New York Public Library to celebrate Read Across America Day to promote reading, hosted by the National Education Association (NEA). The article states that the event was intended to promote reading for children, and says the book teaches young children about environmentalism. DeVito and Efron star in an animated movie of the book, released summer 2012.


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