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The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force participates in the 2022 Read Across America program virtually.

Teachers are invited to register for this FREE, unique opportunity!

The Museum’s Education Division has selected five age-appropriate books for second and third grade readers to be featured in this year's virtual Read Across America program. With permission from the authors and publishers of these books, a YouTube link to a short video (8 -15 minute) of each book will be provided to the first 1,500 registrants. Each video will include the book reading, with images from the book, and a short tour of a corresponding museum exhibit.

Books and guest readers are:
"Planes Fly" read by  Amanda Wright Lane, great-grandniece of Wilbur and Orville Wright
“Wee and the Wright Brothers” read by author Timothy Gaffney
“Mousetronaut” read by Scott DiMauro, Ohio Education Association (OEA) president
“Helicopters on the Move” read by Jeff Wensing, OEA vice president
“Violet the Pilot” read by Mark Hill, OEA secretary-treasurer

Links to this FREE program will fill quickly, register now for access to these videos.  At the request of the authors and publishers, access to these videos will be restricted from March 2-30, 2022.

Interested teachers must register to gain access to video links by emailing the Education Division at The first 1,500 registrants will be granted access starting March 2, 2022.

We look forward to sharing this exciting program with you!

If you have any questions, please call 937-255-4652.

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