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Bay Farm celebrates Dr. Seuss

Bay Farm Elementary School took part in the 17th annual nationwide "Read Across America" extravaganza to coincide with the birthday of Theodor Seuss Geisel -- aka Dr. Seuss -- on Monday with the annual "Seussical Birthday Bash." VIPs from the Alameda school district office came to read Dr. Seuss books to the students and kindergartners enjoyed green eggs and ham. Above, kindergarten music teacher Susan Linney, transformed into the cat from "The Cat in the Hat" book, visits Judy Sanderson's kindergarten class. At right, second-grader Cassidy Chan, center, and her fellow second-graders decked out in their best pajamas, celebrate a correct answer as they play a Dr. Seuss trivia game with Haight Elementary students via video.


Kindergarten music teacher Susan Linney, transformed into the cat from "The Cat in the Hat" book, visits with Judy Sanderson’s
Kindergarten music teacher Susan Linney, transformed into the cat from "The Cat in the Hat" book, visits with Judy Sanderson's kindergarten class at Bay Farm Elementary School in Alameda, Calif., on Monday, March 3, 2014. Students from all across the nation took part in the 17th annual "Read Across America" extravaganza to coincide with Dr. Seuss' birthday. (Laura A. Oda/Bay Area News Group)


Second grader Cassidy Chan, center,  and her fellow second graders decked out in their best pajamas, celebrate a correct answer as they play a Dr. Seuss
Second grader Cassidy Chan, center, and her fellow second graders decked out in their best pajamas, celebrate a correct answer as they play a Dr. Seuss trivia game with Haight Elementary via video at Bay Farm Elementary School in Alameda, Calif., on Monday, March 3, 2014. Students from all across the nation take part in the 17th annual "Read Across America" extravaganza to coincide with Dr. Seuss' birthday. (Laura A. Oda/Bay Area News Group)

Second graders at Bay Farm Elementary School in Alameda, Calif., play a Dr. Seuss trivia game with Henry Haight Elementary School via video on Monday,
Second graders at Bay Farm Elementary School in Alameda, Calif., play a Dr. Seuss trivia game with Henry Haight Elementary School via video on Monday, March 3, 2014. Students from all across the nation take part in the 17th annual "Read Across America" extravaganza to coincide with Dr. Seuss' birthday. (Laura A. Oda/Bay Area News Group)

Kindergarten music teacher Susan Linney transformed into the cat from The Cat in the Hat book to visit classrooms and read the famous lines of Dr. Seuss at
Kindergarten music teacher Susan Linney transformed into the cat from The Cat in the Hat book to visit classrooms and read the famous lines of Dr. Seuss at Bay Farm Elementary School in Alameda, Calif., on Monday, March 3, 2014. Students from all across the nation take part in the 17th annual "Read Across America" extravaganza to coincide with Dr. Seuss' birthday. (Laura A. Oda/Bay Area News Group)