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7 Must Read Asphalt Resources to Celebrate Read Across America Day

Wolf Paving Reading ResourcesDid you know all of the wonderful blogs, articles, eBooks and even children’s books that talk about asphalt? We are thrilled to share our love of asphalt pavement with you!

Wolf Paving is proud to support and celebrate Read Across America Day, on March 2nd, 2015. Established by the National Education Association, Read Across America Day is celebrated each year as an opportunity to engage readers of all ages and to encourage them to build a lifelong love of reading. Set each year on Dr. Seuss’ birthday, Read Across America Day promotes local reading events and encourages libraries and schools to get excited about reading.

We wanted to contribute to this wonderful initiative by getting our readers excited about asphalt! Take a look at our list of asphalt reading resources and celebrate Read Across America Day with Wolf Paving.

1. Paving the Way: Asphalt in America by Dan McNichol

If you love asphalt, then this is the coffee table book you’ve been waiting for! Paving the Way: Asphalt in America has over 300 pages of historical facts and photos detailing the history of asphalt in the growth and expansion of the United States. 

2. A Hole in the Road by Jakki Wood

If you have a young child who loves to watch construction crews working, A Hole in the Road is a must read. This hand-illustrated book, written for 3-5 year olds, explains the road deconstruction and asphalt repaving process in a fun, fact-filled adventure. 

3. Asphalt Pavers by Conner Dayton

Designed to educate and intrigue early readers, Asphalt Pavers offers a real-life look at the paving process in an easy-to-read photo format. 

4. Asphalt Magazine

This magazine is a publication of the Asphalt Institute. It discusses asphalt mixes, manufacturing and performance and the future of asphalt paving. New articles and information are released multiple times a month.

5. Asphalt News

The Asphalt News publication is dedicated to providing consumers with information on asphalt maintenance and repair, maintenance programs and common pavement problems 

6. Asphalt Paving Magazine

The National Asphalt Paving Association publishes Asphalt Paving Magazine, which is a publication dedicated to the dissemination of the most up-to-date information on asphalt pavement and the paving industry throughout the United States. 

7. Wolf Paving eBooks:

Understanding the Pothole Process

Potholes are a constant in our lives, on roadways, parking lots and even on our own driveways. Take a look at our ebook Understanding the Pothole Process to learn the Wolf Paving method for preventing and repairing potholes.

The Advantages of Sealcoating and Crackfilling

Sealcoating your parking lot or driveway is an easy way to extend the life of the asphalt and improve the curb appeal of your property - saving you money in the long run. Take a look at our eBook The Advantages of Sealcoating and Crackfilling, to learn more about why you should consider this to improve the look and extend the life of your asphalt pavement. 

Are you planning to read anything to celebrate Read Across America Day? What books would you recommend to us? Let us know in the comments section!

For more information on Wolf Paving or to request a detailed quote for your next paving project contact one of our two offices. If you live or work in the Milwaukee area, call us at 262-965-2121. For the Madison area, call us at 608-249-7931. We have been in business for more than 70 years.

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