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Read for the Record – Otis

Read for the Record October 3, 2013 - today! All day long parents, teachers, grandparents and kids will set a record for reading the same book. This year's book - Otis by Loren Leedy. Pledge to Read. Follow the links below to read Otis online.


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The Read Right Now! books below you can read online, 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.

More Read Right Now! Free eBooks for Kids


Read Otis Right Now!

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Read Otis - When a big new yellow tractor arrives, Otis the friendly little tractor is cast away behind the barn, but when trouble occurs Otis is the only one who can help. Try these activities at home:

 

Read Right Now Farm Books:

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Read Maisy's Morning on the Farm - Morning is a busy time on Maisy's farm. There are chickens and pigs to feed, and the cow to milk. Moo! After the chores are finished, there's just one more thing to do--eat a yummy breakfast.Try these activities at home:

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Read See How They Grow: Lamb - Follow an adorable pony on its path from newborn to adult in this fun and informative picture book. See How They Grow introduces the fascinating world of animals and how they develop, step-by-step.Read More! See How They Grow:


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Listen to All Pigs are Beautiful - Whimsical ull-color illustrations enhance a close-up look at pigs, celebrating them in all their glory as they build nests, roll in mud, and have their backs scratched.

More Otis Books:

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More Books About Loyalty to Old Friends & Old Ways:

Here are some more books about the reality of change. Kids are often comforted by routine and patterns. If something is suddenly different it can be a hard adjustment for them. These stories might help make accepting change easier - "If Mary Ann the Steam Shovel can do it, so can you!" First three - gems! Change doesn't mean forgetting. Who can resist feeling bad for The Lonely Little Phone Booth after cell phones come along?

The Little House Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel The Lonely Phonebooth A Street Through Time
The Little Red Light House and the Great Gray Bridge A House Held Up By Trees Where Once There Was a Wood The Elevator Man
The Window Out of the Way, Out of the Way
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