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3Nov/140

Read Right Now! THANKSGIVING

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T is for Turkey WeGiveBooksSmall
Read T is for Turkey - Little ones will love learning about Thanksgiving in Tanya Lee Stone's newest shaped alphabet book. Join in as the elementary school puts on a play that tells the true story of the first Thanksgiving.

Pardon That Turkey WeGiveBooksSmall
Read Pardon That Turkey - Everyone knows about the pilgrims' "first Thanksgiving." But do you know how Thanksgiving became a national holiday or why the president pardons a turkey every year?

Two Bad Pilgrims WeGiveBooksSmall
Read Two Bad Pilgrims - Award-winning author Kathryn Lasky and illustrator John Manders reveal the lives of America's first troublemakers - as well as tons of fascinating Pilgrim facts-with kid-friendly humor.

PilgrimVillage ScholasticLogo
Read Pilgrim Village - Journey of a Pioneer follows the adventures of a young girl as her family travels west in covered wagons along the famous Oregon Trail.

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Favorite Thanksgiving Books from IndyPL Children's Librarians:

AllPie BalloonsBroadway Charlie Brown FirefightersThanksgiving
GivingThanks SwallowedPie MagicPot MollyPilgrim
OverRiver TurkeyFree StoneSoup TapTree
ThankSarah Tappletons TurkeyThanksgiving TurkeyPox
NightBefore ChickenStew

New Books:

The Great Thanksgiving Escape Snoopy's Thanksgiving Thanksgiving for Emily Ann The Berenstain Bears Thanksgiving Blessing
Thanksgiving Mice Pinkalicious Thanksgiving Helper Thanksgiving Thanksgiving 2
Happy Thanksgiving The First Thanksgiving

New eBooks:

Thanksgiving What Makes It Special Dinosaurs' Thanksgiving Gus the Pilgrim Turkey Caillou Happy Thanksgiving
An Outlaw Thanksgiving The Memory Cupboard a Thanksgiving Story Pilgrim Cat Sarah Gives Thanks
Sometimes Its Turkey The Thanksgiving Story This Is the Turkey We Celebrate Thanksgiving in the Fall
Round the Turkey The Story of the First Thanksgiving Thanksgiving Mice

Books Recommended by: Janet Spaulding, Selection Services

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24Oct/140

Read Right Now! HALLOWEEN

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Halloween WeGiveBooksSmall
Read Halloween This layered board book is full of Halloween surprises! From the front, all kinds of ghouls and treats can be seen sticking out of the grinning jack-o'-lantern. Then, page by page, each object is revealed along with its sometimes scary, sometimes silly companions. Boo!

H Is For Haunted House WeGiveBooksSmall
Read H is for Haunted House Little ones will love learning about Halloween in this alphabet book. Rhyming couplets that flow through the alphabet help kids celebrate everything from Ghosts to Mummies to Zombies.

Goodnight Goon WeGiveBooksSmall
Read Goodnight Goon A beloved classic gets a kind-hearted send up in this utterly monsterized parody; energetic art and a hilarious text will have kids begging to read this again and again.

I Need My Monster StorylineLogoSmall
Listen to I Need My Monster Checking under the bed for his monster, Ethan discovers that he is gone fishing for a week, and realizing he can't sleep without him tries to find a substitute monster.

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New Halloween Books:

A Halloween Scare in Indiana Shivery Shades of Halloween Dog and Bear Tricks and Treats Ladybug Girl and the Dress Up Dilemma
Ghosts Go Haunting Not Very Scary Ready Steady Ghost The Sweetest Witch Around
Penguin and Pumpkin Little Boo Jack O Lanterns Celebrate Halloween

Favorite Halloween Books:

Ten Trick or Treaters The 13 Nights of Halloween Alph Oops H is for Halloween Babymouse Monster Mash
Big Pumpkin Click Clack Boo Five Little Monkeys Trick or Treat The Hallo Wiener
Halloween Hunt Halloween Is Happy Haunting Amelia Bedelia It's the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown
Little Goblins Ten Minerva Louis Halloween Nate the Great and the Halloween Hunt National Geographic Halloween
Scaredy Cat Splat Space Case Three Bears Halloween Trick or Treat a Happy Haunter's Halloween

eBooks:

Happy Halloween Humbug Witch Ten Creepy Monsters Trick or Treat
Druscillas Halloween Shivery Shades of Halloween Monster Needs a Costume MarleyPumpkin
FranklinHalloween HalloweenGeorge HalloweenMice HalloweenGus
HalloweenHarriet HalloweenOllie GeorgeCostume RottenTrick
BooCow HauntedParty MarthaHaunted NotAfraid

eAudio:

HalloweenMittens DirkBones OldLadyOver Scaredy Cat Splat
By the Light of the Halloween Moon Little Goblins Ten

Books Selected By: Janet Spaulding, Selection Services

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1Oct/140

Read Right Now! PUMPKINS

Going to the pumpkin patch or orchard is often a favorite Halloween activity for small children. Here are some Sesame Street videos to introduce visiting a pumpkin patch and carving a jack 'o lantern.
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How Big Could Your Pumpkin Grow WeGiveBooksSmall Read How Big Could Your Pumpkin Grow? - Every year, giant pumpkin contests take place at fairs across the country—the 2012 record-holder weighed over a ton! The latest craze is to carve the most enormous pumpkins into racing boats. But what’s next? Why not think really big? Award-winning artist Wendell Minor does just that as he imagines larger-than-life pumpkins decorating some of America’s favorite places—as immense as the Capitol dome, Mount Rushmore, the Brooklyn Bridge, even the Grand Canyon! This celebration of famous landmarks and landscapes plays with concepts of size and scale and is full of fun facts.

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Pumpkin eBooks:

PrizePumpkin FindPumpkin SeedsPumpkin PumpkinPiggies
PickPumpkin FallPumpkins PumpkinTime PumpkinsFarmer
DoraPumpkin PumpkinsNelson MarleyPumpkin PumpkinParable
PumpkinPrayer

Favorite Pumpkin Books:

The Berenstain Bears and the Prize Pumpkin Big Pumpkin The Biggest Pumpkin Ever Into the Pumpkin
It's the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown Pumpkin Trouble Pumpkinhead Grow Your Own Soup
How Big Could Your Pumpkin Grow How did That Get To My Table Pumpkin Pie The Pumpkin Book Pumpkin Light
Pumpkins Ready for Pumpkins The Story of the Jack O Lantern We Harvest Pumpkins in Fall
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23Sep/140

Read Right Now!: FALL

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ItsFall UniteForLiteracy75
Read It's Fall! Read and hear the story in English. Hear the story in Spanish or one of 13 other languages!

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Autumn FallAcrostic Fall Orange FLeap Jumpers

New Fall Picture Books:

The Biggest Pumpkin Fancy Nancy and the Fall Foliage Penguin and Pumpkin Pumpkin Time

New Non-Fiction:

Autumn Fall Fall2 Fall Leaves
The Fantastic Gifts of Fall How Do You Know It's Fall Pumpkins In Fall What Happens In Fall

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5Sep/141

Read Right Now! BUNNIES

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BunniesGrow WeGiveBooksSmall
Read See How They Grow: Bunny - Follow an adorable bunny on its path from newborn to adult in the fun and informative picture book. See How They Grow is a photographic paperback series designed to introduce the fascinating world of animals and how they develop, step-by-step.

HopHopHop WeGiveBooksSmall
Read Hop Hop Hop - Three bunnies find that inside the house is not a good place to hop, hop, hop!

BunniesParty WeGiveBooksSmall
Read Bunny Party - It's Grandma's birthday and Ruby has invited seven of her favorite toys -- but not a single one of Max's. Yet, new guests keep mysteriously appearing. Is someone making a few changes to the guest list?

VelveteenRabbit ProjectGutenberg
Read The Velveteen Rabbit - By the time the Velveteen Rabbit is dirty, worn out, and about to be burned, he has almost given up hope of ever finding the magic called Real.

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Favorite Bunny Books:

Benjamin BigCarrot Hungry MoonRabbit

Bunny eBooks & eAudio:

BoyBunny RabbitsDuck RabbitsGift RabbitsSee
RabbitsSpotty RabbitsTen
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31Aug/140

Read Right Now! COUNTING

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Skippyjon Jones 1-2-3 WeGiveBooksSmall

Read Skippyjon Jones 1-2-3 - Skippyjon Jones, the Siamese kitty boy who thinks he is a Chihuahua, can count! He is one naughty kitty, with two big ears, and three little sisters. Little ones will love to count along with him as he bounces his way from one to ten.


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Read Counting Peas - The popular bunny siblings are back! An ill-timed sneeze sends Max's peas in all directions. Max helps out by picking them up: five, two, seven.


BeakleyCounts Ziggity

Read Beakley Counts 1 to 10 - Beakley learns to count to 10. Beakley wants you to learn your numbers and colors with him.


HowManyWheels UniteForLiteracy75
Read How Many Wheels? Read and hear the story in English. Hear the story in Spanish or one of 13 other languages!

VioletCountsCookies UniteForLiteracy75
Read Violet Counts Cookies Read and hear the story in English. Hear the story in Spanish or one of 13 other languages!

WhereDoYouSeeNumbers UniteForLiteracy75
Read Where Do You See Numbers? Read and hear the story in English. Hear the story in Spanish or one of 13 other languages!

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GeorgeTen Thomas123 BearsBeach ElmersFirst
GeorgeLearns FirstCounting BuckleShoe MonkeysJump
DuckGoose OneCheck Candy20 HungryRabbits
Wumbers Nancy100th JellyBeans
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29Aug/140

Read Right Now! SHAPES

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SkippyShapes WeGiveBooksSmall
Watch Skippyjon Jones Shape Up - Skippyjon has an overactive imagination. And he is pretty active himself. Here he shapes up with shapes: he runs in a circle, tap-dances on a square, orbits an oval. And then the great sword fighter shows his muscles.

StoryShapes Storyplace
Read The Story of Shapes - Guess the shape and say its name.

ShapesAtThePlayground UniteForLiteracy75
Read Shapes at the Playground Read and hear the story in English. Hear the story in Spanish or one of 13 other languages!

SpotTheShapes UniteForLiteracy75
Read Spot the Shapes Read and hear the story in English. Hear the story in Spanish or one of 13 other languages!

DoYouSeeHearts UniteForLiteracy75
Read Do You See Hearts? Read and hear the story in English. Hear the story in Spanish or one of 13 other languages!

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ShapesMonkey BabyShapes BugShapes

Favorite Shape Books:

Circle Dogs Color Farm Cones, Cubes, Cylinders & Squares If You Were a Triangle
Mouse Shapes Perfect Square Round Is a Tortilla Round Is a Mooncake
Shape By Shape The Shape of Me and Other Stuff Shape Song Shapes in Art
Shapes That Roll So Many Circles So Many Squares Which Is Round Which Is Bigger The Wing on a Flea
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25Aug/140

Read Right Now! RHYMING

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), rhyming and poetry are important ways parents can promote early brain development and boost vocabulary in their young children. Many books written for babies and toddlers use similar sounds and speech patterns that help them learn new words. But rhymes are also learned directly from parents and caregivers, and then passed down by word of mouth from generation to generation.

The AAP recommends that parents share rhymes with their children—either by reciting memorized nursery rhymes or reading books in rhyme—and work in some fun and snuggling, too. By playing simple games, like clapping to the rhythm in a poem or rhyming words to the names of everyday objects, parents can encourage creative thinking in their children and create wonderful memories that can be passed down to future generations.

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Red Truck WeGiveBooksSmall Read Red TruckCan Red Truck make it up the hill? Red Truck can! Red Truck will! ZOOOM!Truck fans of all ages, but especially the littlest ones, will love cheering on the hardworking red tow truck that stars in this high energy picture book. Mighty Red Truck splashes and zooms through mud and rain to rescue a stalled school bus on the side of the road, and becomes the hero of a rainy day. Eye-popping quirky illustrations and the fast-paced rhyming text will make this truck story a fast favorite.

LlamaRed WeGiveBooksSmall Read Llama Llama Red Pajama - In this rhyming read-aloud, Baby Llama starts worrying when Mama goes downstairs after tucking him into bed. But just in time, Mama returns to set things right.

RhymeTimeApp AppleLogoThumb Free App Rhyme Time -  In this application, children will be presented with a variety of different rhyming activities and games. The best way to play this game with a child is to sit down with them and have them explain to you the reason / thinking of why two items should go together. This way, the game can act as a wonderful interactive tool to develop both language and critical thinking skills.

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RhymeTime BeMine ItsyBitsy OtherGoose
SwallowedChick
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24Aug/140

Read Right Now! OPPOSITES

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Hopposites BetweenLionsSmall
Watch Opposites Bunny -  Video segments from Between the Lions. An animated superhero bunny saves the day through the use of opposites.

Skippyjon Jones Up and Down WeGiveBooksSmall
Read Skippyjon Jones Up and Down - Little ones will learn all the ins and outs with Skippyjon Jones. He goes up and down, back and forth, and over and under. At the end of the day, he's ready to begin again. Opposites have never been so loco!

BigAndLittle UniteForLiteracy75
Read Big and Little Read and hear the story in English. Hear the story in Spanish or one of 13 other languages!

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Read Loud and Quiet Read and hear the story in English. Hear the story in Spanish or one of 13 other languages!

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InsideOutside GeorgeOpposites ElmerOpposites OldHatNewHat

Books:

ExactlyOpposite IsItBig Contrarios UpDuck
MaisyBig MaisyGrande GoodNews HockeyOpposites
opuestos HeavyLight SmoothRough HighLow
BackFront OctopusOpposites BigDog RalphOpposites
BigLittle OpositesPark
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22Aug/140

Read Right Now! COLORS

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Pinkalicious BarnesSmall
Watch Pinkalicious - A little girl who is obsessed with the color pink eats so many pink cupcakes that she herself turns pink. Try these activities at home:

BabyColors WeGiveBooksSmall
Watch Baby Colors - Perfect for reading aloud and encouraging early word recognition, Baby: Colors! contains a rainbow of objects, from green balloons to purple butterflies.Check out these activities to go along with the book:


Colors WeGiveBooksSmall
Watch Colors - In Colors, every bright, bold page introduces little ones to a different color of the rainbow, with rhyming text to read aloud. Red, blue, yellow, green, orange, purple, brown, pink, black, and white are featured separately throughout the book and then shown together in a group.

SkippyColorCrazy WeGiveBooksSmall
Watch Skippyjon Jones Color Crazy - Everyone's favorite kitty boy is ready to color -- Skippy style! Skippy's sky will be pink. His sun will be blue. As Skippyjon learns his colors and plays with crayons, he invites the very youngest fans to join in the fun.

ISeeColors UniteForLiteracy75
Read I See Colors Read and hear the story in English. Hear the story in Spanish or one of 13 other languages!

WhatColor UniteForLiteracy75
Read What Colors Do You Eat? Read and hear the story in English. Hear the story in Spanish or one of 13 other languages!

WhatIsBlue UniteForLiteracy75
Read What Is Blue? Read and hear the story in English. Hear the story in Spanish or one of 13 other languages!

WhatIsOrange UniteForLiteracy75
Read What Is Orange? Read and hear the story in English. Hear the story in Spanish or one of 13 other languages!

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ColorOwn CapsSale RedEyes AnimalColors
RedFarm ColorsPonnay ColorsDucks ColorsRobertson
DearDragonColors HermieColors RedViolet

Downloadable Audiobooks:

BrownBear CapsSale PlantingRainbow

Favorite Color Books:

ColColor ColLosColores ColExploring Colors ColSmileyColors
ColWorldColors ColZoo ColSpicyHot ColCrayonsQuit
ColMonsters ColVida ColFarm ColBrownBear
ColIsItRed ColPlantingRainbow ColFreightTrain ColCityColors
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