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17Dec/140

Read Right Now!: Clifford the Big Red Dog

Norman Bridwell
Norman Bridwell, Creator of ‘Clifford the Big Red Dog’ Books has died. Mr. Bridwell was 86. "Norman Ray Bridwell was born in Kokomo, Ind., on Feb. 15, 1928. His father, Vern, was a factory worker; his mother, Leona, was a homemaker. Norman drew from an early age and after high school studied at the John Herron Art Institute in Indianapolis (now the Herron School of Art and Design, a part of Indiana University) and at Cooper Union in New York." From: New York Times: Norman Bridwell Obituary

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Read Right Now! books you can read online, right now, with no waiting!


CliffordAdventuresSmall
PBSKidsSmall
Read and listen along to these stories about Clifford the Big Red Dog:


CleoShare PBSKidsSmall
Read Cleo's Fair Share - When Mrs. Diller gives Cleo a toy for being a good dog, she doesn't WANT to share - even with T-Bone and Clifford!

Websites:

Books:

Clifford the Big Red Dog Clifford at the Circus Clifford Gets a Job Clifford Takes a Trip Clifford’s Good Deeds
Clifford’s Good Deeds The Clifford Collection Clifford the Small Red Puppy Clifford’s Puppy Days Clifford, We Love You

Clifford DVDs:

Clifford the Big Red Dog Big, big Collection Dog Days of Summer

eBooks:

eAudio:

Books Recommended By: Janet Spaulding

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9Dec/140

On My Way Pre-K Free Pre-Kindergarten

Indiana’s Office of Early Education and Out-of-School Learning (OECOSL) is now accepting applications from families for free high-quality, prekindergarten education through the On My Way Pre-K program starting in January of 2015.  Applications will be accepted until December 15, 2014. Call 317 545-5281 or 866 287-2420 to apply. For more details, including eligibility requirements, or to apply online, go to http://www.in.gov/fssa/4932.htm.

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4Dec/140

Holiday Gift Picks for Kids from IndyPL Librarians

Picture Book Picks:

The Book With No PicturesKaren Perry,
Franklin Road
Panda Bear Panda Bear What Do You SeeEmilie Lynn,
East 38th Street
NocturneShellie Rich,
Central Library
Stop Snoring BernardJoe Fox,
Irvington
The Going to Sleep BookEmilie Lynn,
East 38th Street
Professor Whiskerton Presents Steampunk ABCCindy Childers,
Garfield Park
The Twelve Days of Christmas Pop-UpSusan Barhan,
Southport
This Book Just Ate My DogKaren Perry,
Franklin Road
Take Away the ACarrie Waterson,
IT
Sam and Dave Dig a HoleJanet Spaulding,
Selection Services
Mr FrankCarrie Waterson,
IT
The Twelve Days of Christmas in IndianaCarrie Waterson,
IT
Good Night IndianaLaura Dixon,
Outreach
Go to Sleep Little FarmShellie Rich,
Central Library
TelephoneKaren Perry,
Franklin Road
Circle Square MooseJanet Spaulding,
Selection Services

Chapter Book Picks:

The Mysterious HowlingRaylene Jordan,
The Learning Curve
The Magic ThiefRaylene Jordan,
The Learning Curve
The Mysterious Benedict SocietyRaylene Jordan,
The Learning Curve
The Squires TaleRaylene Jordan,
The Learning Curve
Wildwood ChroniclesRaylene Jordan,
The Learning Curve
SidekickedCarrie Waterson,
IT
El DeafoJanet Spaulding,
Selection Services
Greenglass HouseShellie Rich,
Central Library
The Chicken SquadJanet Spaulding,
Selection Services
The Case of the Weird Blue ChickenJanet Spaulding,
Selection Services

Technology Toy Picks:

SpheroRaylene Jordan,
The Learning Curve
kano2Raylene Jordan,
The Learning Curve
3doodlerRaylene Jordan,
The Learning Curve

App Picks:

FingerpaintWithSoundsFingerpaint with Sound

Raylene Jordan,
The Learning Curve

Best Books of 2014:

Links provided by: Janet Spaulding, Selection Services

Best Apps of 2014:

Free Apps:

  • IndyPL Ready to Read: Story Apps for Kids (includes links to several FREE book apps)
  • IndyPL Ready to Read: Apps for Kids (includes links to several FREE apps)
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30Nov/140

Reading Champion: Debbie Ridpath Ohi

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Picture Book Month is an international initiative to encourage everyone to celebrate literacy with picture books during the month of November. Every day in November, there will be a new post from a picture book champion explaining why he/she thinks picture books are important.

In this digital age where people are predicting the coming death of print books, picture books (the print kind) need love. And the world needs picture books. There’s nothing like the physical page turn of a beautifully crafted picture book. Visit www.picturebookmonth.com November is Picture Book Month. Join the celebration and party with a picture book!

Websites:

Books:

 

Naked Que Aburrido Im Bored
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29Nov/140

Reading Champion: Kelly J. Light

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Picture Book Month is an international initiative to encourage everyone to celebrate literacy with picture books during the month of November. Every day in November, there will be a new post from a picture book champion explaining why he/she thinks picture books are important.

In this digital age where people are predicting the coming death of print books, picture books (the print kind) need love. And the world needs picture books. There’s nothing like the physical page turn of a beautifully crafted picture book. Visit www.picturebookmonth.com November is Picture Book Month. Join the celebration and party with a picture book!

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Books:

 

Louise Loves Art
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28Nov/140

Reading Champion: Brian Lies

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Picture Book Month is an international initiative to encourage everyone to celebrate literacy with picture books during the month of November. Every day in November, there will be a new post from a picture book champion explaining why he/she thinks picture books are important.

In this digital age where people are predicting the coming death of print books, picture books (the print kind) need love. And the world needs picture books. There’s nothing like the physical page turn of a beautifully crafted picture book. Visit www.picturebookmonth.com November is Picture Book Month. Join the celebration and party with a picture book!

Websites:

Books:

 

Bats in the Band Bats at the Ballgame Bats at the Library Bats at the Beach
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27Nov/140

Reading Champion: Rene Colato Lainez

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Picture Book Month is an international initiative to encourage everyone to celebrate literacy with picture books during the month of November. Every day in November, there will be a new post from a picture book champion explaining why he/she thinks picture books are important.

In this digital age where people are predicting the coming death of print books, picture books (the print kind) need love. And the world needs picture books. There’s nothing like the physical page turn of a beautifully crafted picture book. Visit www.picturebookmonth.com November is Picture Book Month. Join the celebration and party with a picture book!

Websites:

  • Official Website: Rene Colato Lainez
  • IndyPL Ready to Read: Read Right Now! - Thanksgiving Books you can read online, right now, with no waiting!
  • IndyPL Ready to Read: Read Right Now! - Christmas Books you can read online, right now, with no waiting!
  • Picture Book Month Teacher's Guide
  • 2014 Picture Book Month Calendar

 

Books:

Senor Pancho had a Rancho The Tooth Fairy Meets El Raton Perez My Shoes and I Rene Has Two Last Names
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26Nov/140

Reading Champion: Betsy Lewin

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Picture Book Month is an international initiative to encourage everyone to celebrate literacy with picture books during the month of November. Every day in November, there will be a new post from a picture book champion explaining why he/she thinks picture books are important.

In this digital age where people are predicting the coming death of print books, picture books (the print kind) need love. And the world needs picture books. There’s nothing like the physical page turn of a beautifully crafted picture book. Visit www.picturebookmonth.com November is Picture Book Month. Join the celebration and party with a picture book!

Websites:

Books:

 

You Can Do It Thumpy Feet Puffling Patrol Favorite Stories from Cowgirl Kate and Cocoa
The Little Bitty Bakery
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25Nov/140

Reading Champion: Aaron Reynolds

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Picture Book Month is an international initiative to encourage everyone to celebrate literacy with picture books during the month of November. Every day in November, there will be a new post from a picture book champion explaining why he/she thinks picture books are important.

In this digital age where people are predicting the coming death of print books, picture books (the print kind) need love. And the world needs picture books. There’s nothing like the physical page turn of a beautifully crafted picture book. Visit www.picturebookmonth.com November is Picture Book Month. Join the celebration and party with a picture book!

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Books:

 

Here Comes Destructosaurus Pirates Vs Cowboys Carnivores Creepy Carrots
Snowbots
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24Nov/140

Reading Champion: Loreen Leedy

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Picture Book Month is an international initiative to encourage everyone to celebrate literacy with picture books during the month of November. Every day in November, there will be a new post from a picture book champion explaining why he/she thinks picture books are important.

In this digital age where people are predicting the coming death of print books, picture books (the print kind) need love. And the world needs picture books. There’s nothing like the physical page turn of a beautifully crafted picture book. Visit www.picturebookmonth.com November is Picture Book Month. Join the celebration and party with a picture book!

Websites:

Books:

 

Crazy Like a Fox Missing Math The Great Graph Contest My Teacher Is a Dinosaur
Jack adn the Hungry Giant Eat Right With My Plate
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