Read Right Now! Parts of Me

Parts of MeStory of the Day Read Right Now! Parts of Me by Holly Hartman 

A picture book naming the body parts. From Uniteforliteracy.


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Read Right Now! To Be a Drum

To Be a DrumStory of the Day:
Read Right Now! To Be a Drum by Evelyn Coleman


Daddy Wes tells how Africans were brought to America as slaves, but promises his children that as long as they can hear the rhythm of the earth, they will be free. From Storyline Online. Read by James Earl Jones.


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Read Right Now! Catching the Moon

Catching the MoonStory of the Day: Read Right Now! Catching the Moon: the Story of a Young Girl’s Baseball Dream by Crystal Hubbard

A picture book biography highlighting a pivotal event in the childhood of African American baseball player Marcenia “Toni Stone” Lyle Alberga, the woman who broke baseball’s gender barrier by becoming the first female roster member of a professional Negro League team. From Storyline Online. Read by Kevin Costner & Jillian Estell.


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Read Right Now! Amazing Grace

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Listen Right Now! Amazing Grace by Mary Hoffman

Grace loves stories, whether they’re in books or in movies or the kind her grandmother tells. She acts out the most exciting parts of all sorts of tales…sometimes Hiawatha, or Aladdin, of Joan of Arc…There’s nothing that Grace enjoys more.


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Read Right Now! What Should We Wear?

What Should We WearStory of the Day: Read Right Now! What Should We Wear? by Rachael Martinez

A picture book about clothes to wear when it is cold, windy, rainy or sunny. From Uniteforliteracy.


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Listen Right Now! George Crum

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Listen Right Now! George Crum

George Crum was an African-American cook and restaurant owner who is often credited with inventing potato chips. Read about more about African-American scientists & inventors.


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Read Right Now! A Picture Book of Martin Luther King Jr.

Picture Book Martin Luther King JrStory of the Day:
Watch A Picture Book of Martin Luther King Jr.

A biography of the Baptist minister and civil rights leader whose philosophy and practice of nonviolent civil disobedience helped American blacks win many battles for equal rights. Read by LeVar Burton – Reading Rainbow Story Time.


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Listen Right Now! Barack Obama

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Watch Right Now! Barack Obama

Barack Obama was the 44th President of the United States, the first African-American to hold the office.

 


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Read Right Now! Playground Games

Playground GamesStory of the Day:
Read Playground Games by Phoebe McGuffee

A picture book about all the games kids play on a playground.


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Listen Right Now! Alfred Cralle

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Watch Right Now! Alfred Cralle

Alfred Cralle was an African-American inventor. In 1897 he received a patent for an ice cream scoop with a built in scraper so the scoop fell onto the cone or into the bowl. Read about more about African-American scientists & inventors.

 


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