It’s a good week for readers everywhere.
Mayor Nutter read “Gertrude McFuzz,” a short story from Seuss’ book “Yertle the Turtle,” to students from kindergarten through fourth grade.
“Philadelphia Reads” also donated 250 new books to the school.
"Philadelphia Reads" is a nonprofit organization that works to help strengthen literacy skills among Philadelphia students.
It provides both mentors and resources for school, afterschool and summer school programs.