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Use IndyPL’s Read Right Now! pages to have fun at home doing the five things that build early reading skills: Reading, Playing, Writing, Singing & Talking. Find books to read, songs to listen to, games to play, crafts to make and more! Things you can do RIGHT NOW, at home – no waiting!


FREE Online eBooks about Construction:

Time to Build a New LibraryTonka Chuck and FriendsToolsI Like Work Trucks

Construction eBooks & eAudiobooks to Check out with your Library Card:

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Building Our HouseGoodnight Goodnight Construction SiteThis is the House that Jack BuiltC Is For ConstructionCurious George Builds a HomeOne Big BuildingPete the Cat Construction DestructionWhere Do Diggers Sleep at Night

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Printables, Crafts & More about Construction:

Bob the Builder Connect the DotsCement Mixer TracerT is for Truck Tracer

Building a Library:

ConstructionA Library StoryMighty Mike Builds a Library

Building:

Alphabet Under ConstructionBuilding a HouseBuilding Our HouseBuilt to LastDemolitionDesign a SkyscraperThe House That Max BuiltHow Did They Build That House?

Construction Equipment:

Bulldozer's Big DayDiggersGoodnight Digger Goodnight Goodnight Construction SiteI Am a BackhoeThe Little Dump TruckMachines at WorkMachines at a Construction SiteMike Mulligan and His Steam ShovelTools We Use BuildersYou Can Draw Construction Vehicles

Construction Workers:

Amelia Bedelia Under ConstructionBuild Dogs BuildBuilder GooseBuilding With DadConstruction WorkersConstruction Workers HelpJackhammer SamThe Night WorkersPop's BridgeSky BoyzSky Walkers

Read Right Now! The Jackal and the Dog

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Jackal and the DogStory of the Day:

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The story of “The Jackal and the Dog” addresses the circumstances of slavery in the 1700s and the life or death choice between freedom (the jackal) or slavery (the dog). “The Jackal and the Dog” is told by Art Johnson, a historical interpreter at Colonial Williamsburg. #weneeddiversebooks


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Read Right Now! White Socks Only

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White Socks OnlyStory of the Day:

Read Right Now! White Socks Only by Evelyn Coleman

Grandma tells the story about her first trip alone into town during the days when segregation still existed in Mississippi. From Storyline Online. Read by Amber Rose Tamblyn.


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Listen Right Now! George Washington Carver

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Listen Right Now! George Washington Carver

George Washington Carver was an American botanist and inventor. He is most well known for his research on cotton, peanuts, soybeans, and sweet potatoes. Read about more about African-American scientists & inventors.

 


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Staff Pick: Everybody Loves Bacon

Everybody Loves Bacon

Everyone loves Bacon but letting his fame go to his head may prove more dangerous than he thought

“Everyone loves Bacon. And Bacon knows it. He’s got the fame and fans. What else does he need? The other meats feel left out. He forgets his old friends, leaving them behind for the fame. Bacon has it good until… Everyone loves bacon. This is just a down right fun and silly story. Kids will enjoy the fun story and pictures. Adults will laugh out loud at the subtle humor. (My favorite line is when the Canadian Bacon says “What about me, eh?!”) A great family read-aloud!”

Recommended by Mary Luzader – Eagle Library

 

Read Right Now! Ruby the Brave

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Ruby the BraveStory of the Day:

Read Right Now! Ruby the Brave

The year was 1960. In some places, African-American children went to different schools than white children. They could not go to school together. A brave girl named Ruby Bridges helped change that.

 

 


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Read Right Now! To Be a Drum

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To Be a DrumStory of the Day:

Read Right Now! To Be a Drum by Evelyn Coleman

Daddy Wes tells how Africans were brought to America as slaves, but promises his children that as long as they can hear the rhythm of the earth, they will be free. From Storyline Online. Read by James Earl Jones.


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Listen Right Now! Jack Johnson

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Listen Right Now! Jack Johnson

Jack Johnson “the Galveston Giant” was the first African-American world heavyweight boxing champion (1908-1915). Library Books about Jack Johnson


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Read Right Now! Black History Cards

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Read Right Now! What Should We Wear?

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What Should We WearStory of the Day:

Read Right Now! What Should We Wear? by Rachael Martinez

A picture book about clothes to wear when it is cold, windy, rainy or sunny. From Uniteforliteracy. Español


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