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28Sep/130

I Don’t Want to Go to the Hospital & Kevin Goes to the Hospital

I Don't Want to Go to the Hospital

Going to the doctor can make kids a little nervous. Going to the hospital can be just plain scary. Stories are a great way to introduce kids to the doctor's office or hospital BEFORE they actually need to go. If you've visited the doctor'sKevin Goes to the Hospital office first with Pooh, it's a lot less scary when you have to go yourself! You can Read Right Now! several of the books listed below. They are available for you to read online for free. New to check out for 2013 is I Don't Want to Go to the Hospital!, in which the Princess tries to hide instead of going to the hospital, is eventually found, goes there, and finds out that at the hospital...they treat you like a princess! Also new to check out for 2013 is Kevin Goes to the Hospital  "I am Kevin. I fell and hurt myself. Mom gives me a kiss to feel better. Then she takes me to the hospital. What's it going to be like there?" You can also try these printables and online games to help your little one get used to the idea of seeing a doctor.

 

Madeline WeGiveBooksSmall Read Right Now! Madeline - Madeline, smallest and naughtiest of the twelve little charges of Miss Clavel, wakes up one night with an attack of appendicitis.
DrMaisy FriendMaisy Read Right Now! Doctor Maisy - It's Doctor Maisy and Nurse Tallulah, and they're playing hospital. Poor Panda is sick, but Maisy takes good care of him. Then it's Maisy's turn to need the help--and Nurse Tallulah comes to the rescue!
VisitingDoctor WeGiveBooksSmall Read Right Now! Visiting the Doctor - Watch toddler Sarah as she goes to surgery with her teddy. See how the doctor can tell they are fit and healthy as they get their heart checked through a stethoscope!
DoctorDaisy
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Read Right Now! Doctor Daisy MD - Mickey and his friends know that if Daisy is going to get her 'pretend-doctor' sticker, she's going to need the help of some special Mouseketools! Join Daisy on her lighthearted quest to become the best pretend doctor in the world! Choose the right Mousketool to help Daisy cure boo-boos, tummy aches, and even a mystery patient. Disney Digital Books are ALWAYS AVAILABLE for checkout with your IndyPL Library Card.
MonstersDoctors
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Read Right Now! Monsters Get Scared of Doctors Too - Want to hear a secret? Monsters get scared of doctors, too. And believe it or not, they are afraid of the same things as human kids. The Monsters show you that it is okay to get scared, and they offer you simple advice on how to deal with your fears. Disney Digital Books are ALWAYS AVAILABLE for checkout with your IndyPL Library Card.
PoohCheckup
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Read Right Now! Pooh Gets a Checkup - It's time for Winnie the Pooh to get his annual checkup. Visit 'Dr. Owl' with Pooh for this yearly event. Disney Digital Books are ALWAYS AVAILABLE for checkout with your IndyPL Library Card.

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:

BerenstainDoctor MaxDoctor BarbieDoctor DoctorDan
ElmoAchoo CatchCold HospitalZoo GeorgeHospital
DinosaursWell
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13Sep/130

Monster Be Good!

Monster Be Good!

In Monster Be Good! readers can take charge of the naughty little monsters who are crabby, wild and selfish. They are loud and have terrible manners. Kids will recognize their own bad behavior when they see it in these unruly little beasts.

"Don't be scared! You are in charge of the monsters. If you tell them how to behave, they will listen."

Even small children will be able to tell you exactly what the monsters are doing wrong. Kids will have a lot of fun taking charge by letting the monsters know how to be GOOD!

Watch Right Now! two stories about two all time favorite wild things...Alexander and Max! More Read Right Now! Free eBooks for Kids

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Watch Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good Very Bad Day - On a day when everything goes wrong for him, Alexander is consoled by the thought that other people have bad days too. Try these activities at home:


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Watch Where the Wild Things Are - A naughty little boy, sent to bed without his supper, sails to the land of the wild things where he becomes their king. Try these activities at home:

 

 

More books about unruly kids, frogs and beasts who find out that all of us have a bad day now and then. Tomorrow will be a better one!

Alexander and the Terrible Horrible No Good Very Bad Day Where the Wild Things Are
No David Martha, No!
Goldilocks and the Three Bears Ten Naughty Little Monkeys
Froggy Eats Out My no, no, no day!

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:

GingerbreadBoy

Downloadable Audiobooks:

WildThings
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6Sep/130

Read Right Now! BE YOURSELF

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


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Watch Stellaluna - After she falls headfirst into a bird's nest, a baby bat is raised like a bird until she is reunited with her mother.

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Read The Other Wolf - Daisy's grandma wants her to stop reading and drawing and thinking and be more like her brother Guster, a Big Bad Wolf. But Daisy has other ideas. She thinks there might be a better way to use all that huffing and puffing instead of blowing houses down. Find out what happens when the Three Little Pigs meet The Other Wolf. This is a Common Core-aligned book for Grade 2.

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Watch Regards to the Man in the Moon - When the other kids make fun of Louie and call his father "the junkman," his dad explains that the so-called junk he loves "can take you right out of this world" - with a little imagination. So Louie builds the spaceship Imagination I.

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Watch The No Tail Cat Or, I Like What I Am

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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. Here are some more animals who use their unique qualities to show that being yourself is the best way to be!

Books:

Crictor Pretzel SnakeBlake JohnJensen
Chrysanthemum

Downloadable eBooks:

Fluffy BigBunny ChickenBig Spotty
TackyPenguin MeBook

Downloadable Audiobooks:

Chrysanthemum
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1Sep/130

Monsters Love Colors

Playful monsters combine their favorite crayons, red, yellow, and blue, to create new colors. Try these activities at home to practice naming the colors:

GoodReads: Monsters Love Colors

More Read Right Now! Free eBooks for Kids

Read Right Now! Free Online Books:

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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:

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Read 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. Try these activities at Home:

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:

ColorOwn CapsSale RedEyes AnimalColors
RedFarm ColorsPonnay ColorsDucks ColorsRobertson
DearDragonColors HermieColors RedViolet

Downloadable Audiobooks:

BrownBear CapsSale PlantingRainbow
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26Jul/130

Read Right Now! OCEAN

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


WhoIsInTheOcean UniteForLiteracy75
Read Who Is In the Ocean? Read and hear the story in English. Hear the story in Spanish or one of 13 other languages!

TheBeach UniteForLiteracy75
Read The Beach Read and hear the story in English. Hear the story in Spanish or one of 13 other languages!

Life in the Ocean WeGiveBooksSmall
Read Life in the Ocean If you stand on the seashore and look out at the ocean, you can't see much more than water and waves. But underneath the waves, the oceans are live with underwater forests of sea grasses, wildly colorful coral reefs, thousands of different types of fish, millions of strange sea creatures, both tiny and large. Learn about them in Life In the Ocean. This is a Common Core-aligned book for Grade 2.

What We Saw at the Seashore WeGiveBooksSmall
Read What We Saw at the Seashore This book invites readers to take a trip to the seashore with a boy, his mother and his sister. Following the boy’s point of view, readers will learn about the seashore habitat and the plants and animals that live there, including mollusks, crustaceans, fish, seaweed and shore birds. The inviting narrative is illustrated with a mix of richly detailed illustrations and color photos. This is a Common Core-aligned book for Grade 2.

More FREE Online Reading:


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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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25Jul/131

Read Right Now! SPORTS

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


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Read The Berenstain Bears Soccer Star - Brother Bear is frustrated about being too small for many sports until he kicks everything in sight and becomes a great soccer star.

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Read Baseball ABC - A poem about a baseball game used to teach the letters of the alphabet.

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

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Read Casey at the Bat Things are looking bleak for the Mudville Nine at the bottom of the ninth. Just one more batter stands between Mudville and shameful defeat. But not to worry! The crowd knows that Mudville will be saved, because Casey - the Mighty Casey - is coming to the plate. This is a Common Core-aligned book for Grade 4.

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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:

GeorgeBaseball BatterWombat MarthaPlay BatsBallGame
CamBabeRuth HenrySoccer

Downloadable Audiobooks:

PeteCatPlay
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21Jul/130

Read Right Now! MANNERS

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


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Watch The Berenstain Bears Forget Their Manners - When Mama Bear's efforts to improve her family's manners are unsuccessful, she makes a chart listing and "charges" the bears one chore for each time they use bad manners.

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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:

BearsManners BearThank HippoSays MouseSorry
DinoDont PenguinPlease
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20Jul/130

Read Right Now! DOCTOR

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


DrMaisy FriendMaisy
Read Doctor Maisy - It's Doctor Maisy and Nurse Tallulah, and they're playing hospital. Poor Panda is sick, but Maisy takes good care of him. Then it's Maisy's turn to need the help--and Nurse Tallulah comes to the rescue! Try these activities at home:

A Visit to the Doctor WeGiveBooksSmall
Read A Visit to the Doctor - Watch toddler Sarah as she goes to surgery with her teddy. See how the doctor can tell they are fit and healthy as they get their heart checked through a stethoscope! Try these activities at home:

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Read Pediatrician - Listen and read along as a pediatrician describes how she takes care of children in this interactive book for early learners.

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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:

BerenstainDoctor MaxDoctor BarbieDoctor DoctorDan
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17Jul/130

Read Right Now! DUCKS

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


Jemima Duck ProjectGutenberg
Read The Tale of Jemima Puddle Duck - How the barnyard collie and pups rescue Jemima Puddle-Duck from the fox's cooking pot. Other versions (including Kindle).

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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:

UglyDuckling DuckFeeling DuckDuckGoose DuckGooseHug
ducksvroom DuckGooseOpposites Duck123 DumbDucks
DonaldCamping DuckRabbit HeyDuck LuckyDuck

Downloadable Audiobooks:

UglyDuckling2 StoryPing DuckPresident
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15Jul/131

Read Right Now! HAVING A BAD DAY

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


AlexanderTerrible BarnesSmall
Watch Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good Very Bad Day - On a day when everything goes wrong for him, Alexander is consoled by the thought that other people have bad days too. Try these activities at home:


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Watch Shopping With Dad - A little girl and her father have a wonderful time in the grocery store until she nearly knocks over a display, then while trying her best to be good she lets out a big sneeze that results in chaos.

Emilys Tiger 150 Cebeebies 75
Watch Emily's Tiger - Emily always lets her inner tiger roar when things do not go her way until her grandmother shows her how to turn her angry tiger into a happy one.

More FREE Online Reading:


Websites:


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:

GingerbreadBoy

Downloadable Audiobooks:

WildThings
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