Category Archives: Holidays & Seasons

Read Right Now!: FALL

Join Clifford and Emily Elizabeth for the online read aloud story Leaf of Absence. Listed below are more free eBooks to read online as well as several printables and activities to fill a beautiful fall day. You will also find links to eBooks and printed books you can check out with your library card.

More FREE Online eBooks about Fall:

Natures ColorsItsFall

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Fall Printables, Crafts & More:

Clifford Leaf MatchLetter L alphabet tracing pageI look Football TracerLeaves Tracer

eBooks:

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A Leaf Can Be Book JacketClifford's First Autumn Book JacketFall Leaves Colorful & Crunchy Book JacketFall Book JacketFrom Apples Trees to Cider PressHello FallLittle Tree Book JacketMy Leaf Book Book JacketSophie's SquashThe Fantastic Gifts of Fall Book JacketThe Mutts Autumn DiariesThere Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed Some LeavesWhat Happens to Leaves in Fall? Book JacketWhy Do Leaves Change Color Book JacketAutumn Book JacketAutumn AcrosticAutumn Orange Book JacketLeaf Jumpers Book Jacket

Print Books:

Arthur Jumps into Fall Book JacketAutumn Book JacketAwesome Autumn Book JacketCount Down to Fall Book JacketFall Ball Book JacketFall is for School Book JacketFall is Fun Book JacketFall Leaves Book JacketFall Mixed Up Book JacketFancy Nancy and the Fall Foliage Book JacketGoodbye Summer Hello Fall Book JacketHow Do You Know It's Fall Book JacketKevin Discovers Autumn Book JacketLeaves Fall Down Book JacketLittle Frog and the Scary Autumn ThingPeppa's Windy Fall Day Book JacketRaggedy Ann and Andy Leaf DanceSay It Book JacketThanking the Moon Book JacketAutumn Visitors Book JacketThe Fall Festival Book JacketThe Fall Gathering Book JacketWe're Going on a Leaf Hunt Book JacketWonderfall Book Jacket

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Read Right Now! APPLES

The Apple

In Apple by Nikki McClure,  follow an apple as it falls from a tree, becomes part of a school girl’s lunch, and is buried through the changing seasons until it sprouts again.  Listed below are books, online activities and printables to help you your child learn even about apples; how apples grow, what apples taste like and how an apple gets from an orchard to you.

FREE Online eBooks:

Who Was Johnny AppleseedInvestigate ApplesApple Annie

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Printables, Crafts & More:

A is for Apple Printable 150Apple Dot to DotA is for Apple 2Trace the Letter A

eBooks:

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ApplesApplesThe Apple Trees DiscoveryApplesOutApplesLifeApplesSeasonsApplesSeedApplesShootApplesCrispApple Cider Making Days

Print Books:

Ten Apples Up on TopWhat's an Apple?Apples GaloreApples and ButterfliesApplesRiddleApplesApplesauceThe AppleCurious George: Apple HarvestApplesBiggestThe AppleTap the Magic TreeApplesFruitWe Harvest Apples in the FallApples A to ZApplesCookSo You Want to Grow a PieApplesPumpkinsApplesArnold

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Read Right Now! JULY 4th

Everybody Brings NoodlesIn Everybody Brings Noodles a little girl has worked hard to organize a neighborhood block party for the Fourth of July. Her neighbors bring many interesting dishes for the pitch-in: pesto pasta, sesame noodles, orzo salad, kugel and zaro soba. As Carrie’s Dad says, “You could take your stomach on a world tour!” And they do. So can you! This book includes the  recipes for each kind of noodle dish. Trying them all would be a lot of fun for the little foodies in your family. Kids love noodles! The author has also written Everybody Cooks Rice, Everybody Bakes Bread, and Everybody Serves Soup. These titles are all e-books you can check out with your IndyPL library card – no trip to the library necessary, you can read them on your device right now!

I Pledge Allegiance

I Pledge Allegiance is the story of two people learning to say the pledge for the first time, one because she is a little girl and one because she is a new citizen. Libby will say the pledge at school and her great aunt Lobo will say it for her U.S. citizenship ceremony.

Below you will find printable activities, links to free online eBooks and links to more eBooks and print books you can check out with your IndyPL library card. Learn about the Fourth of July holiday, the flag, the National Anthem, the Pledge of Allegiance, fireworks and more!

FREE Online eBooks about July 4th:

Fourth of JulyCan You Make a Flag?

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eBooks:

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Fourth of July MiceJulyJuly JittersJulyThe Night Before the Fourth of July
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Feliz Cuatro de JulioDiscover Fireworks

Printables, Crafts & More:

Crayola Flag Coloring PageStatue of LibertyFireworks TracerCapital and Flag

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Print Books:

America the BeautifulApple Pie Fourth of JulyDaniel's First FireworksEloise and the Big ParadeEnzo and the Fourth of July RacesFireworks for AllGod Bless Our CountryHats Off for the Fourth of JulyI Am AmericaLooking for Uncle Louie on the Fourth of JulyThe Explosive Story of FireworksFlags Over America Fourth of July FireworksHappy Birthday AmericaHappy Birthday America 2Independence DayLearn to Draw American LandmarksMy Country Tis of TheePaper Crafts for the Fourth of JulyThe Pledge of AllegianceProud to be an AmericanRed White and BoomThe Rocket's Red GlareThe Star Spangled BannerThe Star Spangled BannerWe Are AmericaWhat Is the Fourth of July

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Read Right Now! FATHER’S DAY

How are Dads like superheros? They tell super jokes! They keep us safe from monsters!  Look below for more fun Father’s Day online activities and books to download or check out. Here are some fun and easy homemade projects too help your child make a great, personal surprise for Father’s Day too! IndyPL Ready to Read Pinterest Board: Father’s Day.

FREE Online Reading:

When Will Daddy Come Home Golf Buddies

Printables, Crafts & More for Father’s Day:

Fathers Day TrophyFathers Day Trophy with WordsDad Out of This WorldDaddy Bear

eBooks:

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Clifford's Day with DadDaddy HugsDad's Favorite ToyFootball with DadFroggy's Day with DadGator DadHooray for DadsHop on PopHow to Surprise a DadJust Helping My DadKnock KnockLadybug Girl and Her PapaNelly Gnu and Daddy TooThe Daddy BookThe Night Before Father's DayWhen Daddy's Truck Picks Me Up
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Daddies Do It DifferentElmo 'n DaddyI Want My DadMy Amazing DadMy Dad is AmazingThe Day Dad Joined My Soccer TeamZoe's Day with Daddy

Books:

A Hand to HoldA Perfect Father's DayBeard BoyBecause I'm Your DadBig Daddy BraveDad and the DinosaurDaddies are AwesomeGiddy Up DaddyHammer and NailsJust Like DaddyMy Dad at the ZooMy Dad Is Big and Strong But...My Dad Used To Be CoolMy DadMy Daddy Is a Silly MonkeyMy Daddy Rules the WorldRory the Dinosaur Me and DadSaturday is DadurdaySome DadsSuperhero DadTad and DadThe Daddy StoreWhen a Dad Says I Love YouWhen Dads Don't Grow UpWhen I Am With DadWith Dad It's Like That

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Read Right Now! PUMPKINS

Going to the pumpkin patch or orchard is often a favorite Halloween activity for small children. Here are some free online books, printables, games & music about pumkins, visiting a pumpkin patch and carving a jack ‘o lantern.

FREE Online eBooks about Pumpkins:

Investigate PumpkinsPumpkin Pumpkin

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eBooks:

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PrizePumpkinFindPumpkinSeedsPumpkinPumpkinPiggiesPickPumpkinFallPumpkinsPumpkinTimePumpkinsFarmerDoraPumpkinPumpkinsNelsonPumpkinParablePumpkinPrayer

eAudiobooks:

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MarleyPumpkin

Printables, Crafts & More about Pumpkins:

P is for Pumpkinpumpkin-mini-bookPp PumpkinClifford Pumpkin Maze

Books:

The Berenstain Bears and the Prize PumpkinBig PumpkinThe Biggest Pumpkin EverInto the PumpkinIt's the Great Pumpkin Charlie BrownPumpkin TroublePumpkinheadGrow Your Own SoupHow Big Could Your Pumpkin GrowHow did That Get To My Table Pumpkin PieThe Pumpkin BookPumpkin LightPumpkinsReady for PumpkinsThe Story of the Jack O LanternWe Harvest Pumpkins in Fall

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