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! INTERACTIVE BOOK PLAY

Wonders of the USASimple interactive entertainment in print books are a childhood favorite. Traditional examples are pop-up books or Where’s Waldo search and find books. There are some unique ones though, like Wonders of the USA which utilizes a flashlight to make images appear. In other interactive books children decide when to turn the page or shout directions to a book character. These books are commonly very funny and are especially wonderful for children who respond well to interspersed movement and talking over long stretches of quiet listening. You can try one of these stories right now. Listen to the author B.J. Novak read his uncommonly plain but hilarious story, The Book With No Pictures:


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Don't Touch This BookHuff and PuffLots of DotsSearch and Spot Go

Print Books:

Andy and Sam Hide and SeekBunny SlopesCan You Make a Scary Face?Cat SecretsColor CamouflageEach Peach Pear PlumFind MeFollow the LinesGo Away Big Green MonsterHello Red FoxHide and Seek FarmI Spy LettersI Spy Under the SeaIs Everyone Ready for FunIs Your Buffalo Ready for KindergartenLittle Blue and Little YellowOne is Not a PairOneOpen This Little BookPeek a Boo ZooPerfect SquarePress HereSpot a Lot Vehicle AdventureSpot the Mummy at the MuseumTap the Magic TreeTap to PlayThe Book With No PicturesThe Find It BookThe Monster at the End of This BookThe Other RabbitThere Is No Such Thing As LittleTouch the Brightest StarUndercoverWe Are In a BookWhat In the World a Closer LookWhere Is Curious GeorgeWhere's the PairWhere's WaldoWho What Where

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Very Beginning Readers

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This happy face, that’s the goal, right?! This page will help you find good books to check out when your child is ready to begin to read herself. An early reader book looks like this on the inside:

The dog ran.

These books have colorful pictures and feature subjects children are interested in like dogs, farm animals, trains, soccer, etc. The books also often star characters children love like Dora, Cinderella, Lightning McQueen, Dr. Seuss, Buzz and Woody.

Use this page to find the very easiest jZs. In the library, these books have a “jZ” sticker on the spine. The “jZ” stands for “juvenile easy.” They are in order on the shelf by the author’s last name.


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Bear HugsThe Berenstain Bears and the New KittenBig EggDrop It RocketFlynn Saves the DayHot Dog

Books:

The Berenstain's B BookThe Best NestBiscuit and the Lost Teddy BearThe Foot BookThe Birthday PrincessHop on PopThe Knee BookLet's Go for a DriveMia and the Tiny Toe ShoesMittens Where's Max?Olivia Goes CampingReady to Go

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Read Right Now! OPPOSITES

In Marta Big & Small, Marta  encounters animals and gives a one word description of them in Spanish. Little listeners can figure out the meaning of the Spanish word by listening carefully to the English that follows.

To a turtle, Marta is rápida. Fast, very fast.

It is a two for one book! Opposites and spanish words both!

Listed below are books, activities and printables to help you your child learn more about opposites.

FREE Online eBooks about Opposites:

HoppositesBigAndLittleLoudAndQuietOppositesLoud and Quiet

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BigDogInsideOutsideGeorgeOppositesElmerOppositesOldHatNewHatDrive a Look at Roadside Opposites Book Jacket

Books:

Big Bear Small Mouse Book JacketBig Bot Small Bot Book JacketBill and Dizzy Opposite Day Book JacketDinosaur Opposites Book JacketDouble Take Book JacketMarta Big and SmallThe Huey's What's the Opposite Book JacketWe Love You Rosie Book JacketExactlyOppositeIsItBigContrariosMaisyGrandeGoodNewsHockeyOppositesopuestosBackFrontOctopusOpposites

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Read Right Now! ALPHABET

Naming the letters of the alphabet and knowing the sounds each letter makes is a critical pre-reading skill. Did you know that singing the alphabet song and books like “A is for Apple” are only the beginning? There are several online games,  activities and Library books that make practicing the alphabet FUN, books like Z is for Moose. In this story Zebra thinks the alphabet should be simple and orderly. A is for Apple. B is for Ball. Easy! Zebra is impatient and can’t wait for his turn. He interrupts. He barges in. It is such a long time to M! But when M isn’t for Moose, it is for Mouse instead, Zebra is crushed! Can Zebra find a place for Moose that isn’t M? He can! Can you figure out where his place is before Moose does?


FREE Online Alphabet eBooks:

Where Do You See Letters?AAppleAlphabetFun

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Alphabet Printables, Crafts & More:

 

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eBooks:

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Curious George ABCDr. Seuss's ABCOn Beyond ZebraOnce Upon an Alphabet Book JacketThe Sleepy Little AlphabetThe Alphabet BookMy First Bob BooksCurious George Learns the AlphabetAnimal ABCsABC YogaToday I Feel Book JacketP is for Pirate

Print Books:

A is for Musk OxHooper Humperdink Not Him!AnimaliaChicka Chicka Boom BoomSuperhero ABCThe Handmade AlphabetAlpha CityArtist's AlphabetAlphabetter Book JacketThe Z was ZappedOld Black FlyAlphaoopsThe Alphabet BookAlphabet MysteryEating the AlphabetE-mergencyI Stink!If Rocks Could SingLMNO PeasShiver Me LettersABC Pasta Book JacketAn Alphabet in BloomD is for Dress Up Book JacketLMNOPquelStar Wars ABC-3PO Book JacketFraidyZooI Stink!

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