March is National Reading Month, but most teachers don’t need an excuse to wear their favorite reading shirts! Just in case you need a new one (or five), we found all these great options on Amazon. Most are available in a variety of sizes, styles, and colors, so there are terrific choices’ here for every book fan.
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1. Learn to Read, Read to Learn
There’s no doubt about it—reading opens up new worlds, just like this shirt says.
2. A Day Without Reading
If you grab a book every time you have a few spare minutes, this shirt will speak to you.
Buy it: A Day Without Reading Shirt
3. Read Diverse Books
Encourage your students to try new authors and new genres with this shirt that embraces diversity in literature.
Buy it: Read Diverse Books Shirt
4. Reading Is A Ticket To Adventure
The first page of every book starts a new adventure, carrying you off to explore something new.
5. Made You Read
Give your students a giggle with this shirt, which proves that we use our reading skills every single day.
Buy it: Made You Read Shirt
6. Let’s Taco ‘Bout Books
What’s better than Taco Tuesday? Taco Tuesday with a good book!
Buy it: Let’s Taco ‘Bout Books Shirt
7. Book Dragon
Some people read books; others inhale them. If you’re one of the latter, you need this reading shirt.
Buy it: Book Dragon Shirt
8. Dare to Read Banned Books
Your students might be surprised to see some of the titles that have been banned in schools. This shirt will inspire them to find out more.
Buy it: Dare to Read Banned Books Shirt
9. Retro Reading Rainbow
For teachers of a certain age, Reading Rainbow is one of their favorite blasts from the past—just like this shirt.
Buy it: Retro Reading Rainbow Shirt
10. My Patronus Is A Bookworm
Harry Potter fans, this one’s for you!
Buy it: My Patronus Is A Bookworm Shirt
11. Curious George
Quit monkeying around and buy this adorable shirt already!
Buy it: Curious George Bananas Shirt
12. Classic Female Authors
Emma and Jane Eyre and the March girls, oh my! This isn’t a complete list of great female authors, but it’s a good start.
Buy it: Classic Female Authors Shirt
13. Out of Print
Every book lover needs to know about Out of Print’s huge selection of awesome reading shirts. Find all your favorite book covers, plus clever slogans and fun images.
Buy it: Out of Print Shirts
14. Reading Gives Us Someplace To Go
This is the perfect reading shirt for pandemic quarantine life, don’t you think?
15. Will Power
The bard, the myth, the legend… Shakespeare is definitely the man.
Buy it: Will Power Shirt
The very idea is enough to send shivers up your spine, isn’t it?
Buy it: Abibliophobia Shirt
17. Take Me To Your Readers
When extra terrestrials land here, they’re definitely going to want to meet our best readers.
Buy it: Take Me To Your Readers Shirt
18. I Read Past My Bedtime
Flashlight for reading under the covers not included…
Buy it: I Read Past My Bedtime Shirt
19. Book Lover
A heart made of books—that pretty much says it all, we think.
Buy it: Book Lover Shirt
20. Reading Is My Jam
The very best reading shirts include clever puns because reading is lit.
Buy it: Reading Is My Jam Shirt
21. Out Of This World
This is one of our favorites for sci-fi fans, but it really works for any member of the literati.
Buy it: Out Of This World Shirt
22. The Power of a Girl
Justice Ginsburg may be gone, but she most certainly is not forgotten.
Buy it: The Power of a Girl Shirt
23. My Weekend Is All Booked
Here’s another punny one. You’re welcome!
Buy it: My Weekend Is All Booked
24. Books Heartbeat
Let’s be honest… we’re pretty sure ink runs through our veins.
Buy it: Books Heartbeat Shirt
25. Librarians Are Book Wizards
We found the perfect gift for all those awesome school librarians!
26. If You Can Read This
Just one more chapter, okay? I’m in the middle of a really good part!
Buy it: If You Can Read This Shirt
27. Choose Kind
Getting ready to read Wonder with your class? This shirt is a great icebreaker.
Buy it: Choose Kind Shirt
28. I Have No Shelf Control
Look, as long as you can cram it on the shelf somehow, there’s always room for another book.
Buy it: I Have No Shelf Control Shirt
29. Read: It Is the Way
Take it from Baby Yoda (aka Grogu): When you read, the Force is with you.
Buy it: Read: It Is The Way Shirt
Dinosaurs didn’t read, and now they’re extinct. Just saying.
Buy it: Tyreadosaurus Shirt
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