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9Jan/140

Reading Activity Calendars 2014 from RIF (Reading is Fundamental)

Fun reading activities to do every day at home to help your child learn to read or learn to be a better reader.  Watch for second half of the year updates here.

RIF

Ages birth - 5

January
English and Spanish
February
English and Spanish
March
English and Spanish
April
English and Spanish
May
English and Spanish
June
English and Spanish

Ages 6 - 15

January
English and Spanish
February
English and Spanish
March
English and Spanish
April
English and Spanish
May
English and Spanish
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9Jan/140

Lectura Actividad Calendarios 2014 de RIF (Leer es Fundamental)

Actividades de lectura divertidas que hacen todos los días en casa para ayudar a su niño a aprender a leer y aprender a ser un mejor lector. Esté atento a la segunda mitad del año actualiza aquí.
Para bebés recién nacidos - 5

Enero
Inglés y Español
Febrero
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Marzo
Inglés y Español
Abril
Inglés y Español
Mayo
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Junio
Inglés y Español
RIF
Edades 6-15

Enero
Inglés y Español
Febrero
Inglés y Español
Marzo
Inglés y Español
Abril
Inglés y Español
Mayo
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11Dec/130

New Christmas eBooks & eAudio for Kids

eBooks:

The Christmas Pups A Christmas Spider’s Miracle The Little Red Elf Santa Retires
The Berenstain Bears and the Joy of Giving The Berenstain Bears’ Christmas Tree Boris and Stella and the Perfect Gift Caillou: Merry Christmas!
My Christmas List Nate the Great and the Crunchy Christmas Santa is Coming to Indiana

eAudio:

Charlie and the Christmas Kitty Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Splendiferous Christmas A Very Marley Christmas

 

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10Dec/130

Holiday Gift Ideas for Kids from IndyPL Librarians

Frosty the SnowmanCindy Childers,
Garfield Park
Random House Book of Poetry for ChildrenCindy Childers,
Garfield Park
Hard LuckCindy Childers,
Garfield Park
Fortunately, The MilkBeth Pintal,
Nora
How to Make an Apple Pie and See the WorldLeigh Thomas,
Learning Curve
The Day the Crayons QuitEmilie Lynn,
East 38th St.
DaysPopUpSusan Barhan,
Southport
Baby Bear Counts OneAmy Friedman,
Learning Curve
If You Give a Mouse a CookieLindsay Haddix,
Nora
Cinders: A Chicken CinderellaLindsay Haddix,
Nora
Deck the Walls: A Wacky Christmas CarolKaren Perry,
Franklin Road
Merry Christmas SplatKatie Klopp,
Southport
In the Month of KislevShellie Rich,
Learning Curve
Auntie ClausShellie Rich,
Learning Curve
Press HereDaniell Wilkins,
College Ave.
Ladybug Girl and the Big SnowJanet Spaulding,
Selection Services
OliviaMiriam Guidero,
Glendale
King Bidgood's in the BathtubMiriam Guidero,
Glendale
Miss RumphiumMiriam Guidero,
Glendale
Deck the HallDiane Palguta,
College Ave.
Santa's Snow CatDiane Palguta,
College Ave.
The Rabbit and the BearDiane Palguta,
College Ave.

Apps:

Games:

Music:

Free to Be You and MeLindsay Haddix,
Nora
Sandra Boynton’s Frog TroubleLindsay Haddix,
Nora
Turn Turn TurnShellie Rich,
Learning Curve

DVDs:

The Little Mermaid Diamond EditionKatie Klopp,
Southport
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19Nov/130

Reading Champion Nov. 19: Heidi Stemple DINOSAURS

PictureBookMonth2013

EarlyReadersClub100 The Read Right Now! books below you can read online, right now, with no waiting! Also don't miss the Early Readers Club - your child can pick up a free book at participating IndyPL branches from Sep. - May each year until age six. Really! Books to Keep! Details.

 

Websites:

 


Read Right Now!

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Watch Let's Look Dinosaurs - Discover huge and gentle plant eaters, and small and fierce meat eaters, as your child learn all about dinosaurs. The Let's Look series uses colorful images, simple text labels, and fun "I spy" games to introduce curious preschoolers to the world. Try these activities at home:

 


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Read Skippyjon Jones and the Big Bones - Holy guacamole! Skippyjon Jones is crazy-loco for dinosaurs! The kitty boy enters (via his closet) the land of dinosaurs in search of the fabled Skipposaurus. Instead he runs into his old amigos, the Chimichango gang. Try these activities at home:


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Read Quincy and the Dinosaurs - Rocket takes the Little Einsteins to the jungle. They are looking for dinosaurs. But they see and hear much more than they thought they would! Disney Digital Books are ALWAYS AVAILABLE for checkout with your IndyPL Library Card. See books below for more downloadable eBooks and Audiobooks.

Want to read more without ever leaving home? Use your indyPL library card to download eBooks and audiobooks. Click on a book jacket to choose a book to download.

Downloadable eBooks:

GeorgeDinosaurs BerenstainBone DancingDinos DancingDinosSchool
NumbersDinosaurs DinosaurCrafts DinosaurBones

Downloadable Audiobooks:

DinosaursWell DannyDinosaur DinosaursGoodnight
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17Nov/130

Reading Champion Nov. 17: Sue Fliess ROBOTS

 

PictureBookMonth2013

EarlyReadersClub100 The Read Right Now! books below you can read online, right now, with no waiting! Also don't miss the Early Readers Club - your child can pick up a free book at participating IndyPL branches from Sep. - May each year until age six. Really! Books to Keep! Details.

 

Websites:

 


Read Right Now!

RobomopSmall WeGiveBooksSmall
Read Robomop - A robotic mop, assigned to clean a basement restroom, yearns to feel the sunshine, see the world, and more, but when he is finally outside, he discovers that what he needs most of all is a friend.

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Read Ruby Scores a Goal - Ruby is learning how to score a soccer goal while Max plays with his wind-up robots on the sidelines. Time and time again, Max's robots get in Ruby's way and prevent her from scoring.Try these activities at home:


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Read Robot & Mr. Mole - A beginning reader featuring the long "O" sound.

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Read Wall-e the Movie Storybook - A little robot named WALL-E cleans up the big mess people have left behind on Earth. When a mysterious visitor arrives, WALL-E rejects his programming and takes off across the galaxy on the most amazing adventure of his life. Disney Digital Books are ALWAYS AVAILABLE for checkout with your IndyPL Library Card. See books below for more downloadable eBooks and Audiobooks.

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Read Burn-e the Fit It Bot - BURN-E fixes the spaceship. SUPPLY-R gives him the tools. Together, they make sure the Axiom stays in tip-top condidtion! Disney Digital Books are ALWAYS AVAILABLE for checkout with your IndyPL Library Card. See books below for more downloadable eBooks and Audiobooks.

Want to read more without ever leaving home? Use your indyPL library card to download eBooks and audiobooks. Click on a book jacket to choose a book to download.

Downloadable eBooks:

eBookBoyBot DougUnplugged BeeBah
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16Nov/130

Reading Champion Nov. 16: Hazel G. Mitchell SEA

PictureBookMonth2013

EarlyReadersClub100 The Read Right Now! books below you can read online, right now, with no waiting! Also don't miss the Early Readers Club - your child can pick up a free book at participating IndyPL branches from Sep. - May each year until age six. Really! Books to Keep! Details.

 

Websites:

 


Read Right Now!

ScholasticTide ScholasticLogo
Read Look into a Tide Pool - What are tide pools and what kinds of animals live in them? Discover the world of anemones, hermit crabs, and a host of other animals in this audio article.

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Read What Happens in a Tide Pool? - What are tide pools and what kinds of animals live in them? Discover when you read and listen to this article that features words including anemones, camouflage, tentacles, and shallow.

OceanRescue
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Read Mission: Ocean Rescue - Rocket is taking the Little Einsteins to enjoy a day at the beach when they discover that the beach is full of trash. The team joins together to clean up the beach but soon they find a baby sea turtle needs their help! Join the team while they complete these two very important missions. Disney Digital Books are ALWAYS AVAILABLE for checkout with your IndyPL Library Card. See books below for more downloadable eBooks and Audiobooks.

Want to read more without ever leaving home? Use your indyPL library card to download eBooks and audiobooks. Click on a book jacket to choose a book to download.

Downloadable eBooks:

BusOcean ThomasLost SeaCountdown DownSea
FrankTank NumberOcean FrankTank NumberOcean
DeepDown
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15Nov/130

Reading Champion Nov. 15: Rob Scotton CATS

PictureBookMonth2013

EarlyReadersClub100 The Read Right Now! books below you can read online, right now, with no waiting! Also don't miss the Early Readers Club - your child can pick up a free book at participating IndyPL branches from Sep. - May each year until age six. Really! Books to Keep! Details.

 

Websites:

 


Read Right Now!

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Watch Millions of Cats -An old man makes an unwise decision when he brings too many cats home to his wife.

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Read Axle the Freeway Cat - A lonely cat meets a new friend in a traffic jam.

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Read Disney's Marie - Join Marie, the charming kitten from The Aristocats, as she goes on an all-day adventure exploring the wonders of Paris, France. With her mouse friend, Roquefort, Jr., by her side, Marie samples fine cuisine at her favorite café (and just wail till you see who's at the next table!), strolls along the banks of the Seine, travels to the top of the Eiffel Tower, and much more! The delightful day ends back at home with a swingin' surprise that is tres magnifique. Disney Digital Books are ALWAYS AVAILABLE for checkout with your IndyPL Library Card. See books below for more downloadable eBooks and Audiobooks.

Want to read more without ever leaving home? Use your indyPL library card to download eBooks and audiobooks. Click on a book jacket to choose a book to download.

Downloadable eBooks:

ThreeKittens CalicoKittens ReadCat FiveKittens
ShyKitten TomKitten DogKittenseBook KittenMouse
MyKitten PattyCat KittenCat Cat Mat
CatTraps

Downloadable Audiobooks:

 

PeteBeach PeteLunch PeteBall SplatAudio
SplatSplish
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13Nov/130

Reading Champion Nov. 13: Jesse Klausmeier BOOKS

PictureBookMonth2013

EarlyReadersClub100The Read Right Now! books below you can read online, right now, with no waiting! Also don't miss the Early Readers Club - your child can pick up a free book at participating IndyPL branches from Sep. - May each year until age six. Really! Books to Keep! Details.

 

Websites:

 

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11Nov/130

Reading Champion Nov. 11 Dianna Aston SEASONS

PictureBookMonth2013

EarlyReadersClub100 The Read Right Now! books below you can read online, right now, with no waiting! Also don't miss the Early Readers Club - your child can pick up a free book at participating IndyPL branches from Sep. - May each year until age six. Really! Books to Keep! Details.

 

Websites:

 


Read Right Now:

ThumperAutumn
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Read Thumper's Autumn Adventure - Thumper and his sisters discover everything from falling leaves to forest friends getting ready to hibernate as they hop through the forest on a crisp autumn day. Disney Digital Books are ALWAYS AVAILABLE for checkout with your IndyPL Library Card.

Downloadable eBooks

">Autumn ">FallAcrostic ">Fall Orange ">FLeap Jumpers

New Fall Picture Books:

Fall Ball Sophie's Squash Squirrel's Fall Search Apples and Butterflies
I See Fall Fall Mixed Up

New Non-Fiction:

How Do You Know It's Fall? How Do We Know It Is Fall? Fall Walk Fall Shakes to Harvest Bakes
What Happens to Leaves in the Fall? What Happens to Animals in the Fall? What Happens to People in the Fall? What Happens to Weather in the Fall?
>Fall Signs
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