Pictured from left are: Emily DeLisle as Max (Where the Wild Things Are), Tenisha Nelson as Rainbow Fish, Samantha Pullen as Red Riding Hood (Ninja Red Riding Hood), Sarah Lawson as Madeline (Madeline), Christie Kenedy as Thing 2 (The Cat in the Hat), Angie Hanlin as Mary Poppins, Angela Jackson as The Word Collector and Ashley Palmer as Amelia Bedelia.
The teachers and staff at Matthews Elementary School at Matthews celebrated reading recently by dressing up as characters from their favorite books.
Also taking part was Melanie McCord as Mrs. Large (Five Minutes Peace). The students at the school joined in by dressing as their favorite vocabulary word. Jill Polk (right) dressed as magic.