Nicholas Stewart, a second-grader at Heights-Terrace Elementary/Middle School in Hazleton, PA, reads a book to Ekko, a six-year-old German shepherd and Buttons, a two-year-old Shih Tzu, during a Read Across America celebration Friday, March 1, 2013 honoring Dr. Seuss' birthday. Both dogs serve as therapy and are handled by Lydia Latella.(AP Photo/Hazleton Standard-Speaker Ellen F. O'Connell)