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Read Right Now! BUGS

My Big Book of BugsTo become excellent summer bug spotters, check out The Big Book of Bugs . Learn where to look to find beetles, moths, butterflies, bees, roly polies, ladybugs and more. Learn which ones to look for at night and which ones to look for under rocks. You can start finding out about bugs by reading these free eBooks & online activities. Listed below are more bug books – eBooks and printed books you can check out with your indyPL Library card. To learn even MORE about bugs, join us at the Library this summer for our Beginning Gardening for Kids Workshop. Sometimes bugs are bad for your garden, but sometimes they are very, very good!

FREE Online eBooks:

BusiestBugsIKnowDoYouLikeBugsAll Kinds of LadybugsRoly Poly

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eBooks:

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Buggy BugThe Secret Lives of Backyard BugsTwinkle Twinkle Little BugSam and the FireflyLadybug Girl and the Bug SquadA Butterfly is PatientAce Lacewing Bug DetectiveCrinkleroot's Guide to Butterflies and MothsExplore My World ButterfliesLadybugsPocket Genius BugsSuper Bug Encyclopedia

eAudiobooks:

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Fancy Nancy Bonjour ButterflyPinkalicious and the Little ButterflyHi Fly GuyI Spy Fly GuySuper Fly GuyThere Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly

Printed Books:

Big BugBug CampBug in a VacuumBug on a BikeBugs Bees and Other Buzzy CreaturesDragonfly KitesFlyGood Night FireflyHandle with CareI Ate a Cicada TodayLucy LadybugOne Hundred Angry AntsPedro Goes BuggyBeeBug BearMama LookMy Encyclopedia of InsectsThere's a Bug in My Book

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Read Right Now! DUCKS

Farmer DuckToday is a great day to get outside! Take a favorite book and find a park bench, swing or blanket. You might even find a place you can watch some ducks.  Indy with Kids has a great list of 8 Places to Find Ducks in Indy. The article talks about feeding them, but did you know the Indiana Department of Natural Resources and other conservation groups say that for the good of the ducks, we all need to stop hand feeding them? Bread is especially bad for them! Here are two really great article that explains why hand feeding is bad for ducks and geese:

That doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy them though. You can learn what food might be healthy for them. You can watch them and also take some pictures! While you are out, point out the ducks you see and hear. How does a duck look different than a goose? What colors are their feathers? What sounds do ducks and geese make? How many ducks can you count?

You can listen to the story Farmer Duck by Martin Waddell right now. Listed below are some more free online eBooks & activities about ducks as well as several eBooks you can check out with your IndyPL Library card.


Farmer Duck by Martin Waddell
from Candlewick Press on Vimeo.

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Jemima Duck

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Printables, Crafts & More about Ducks:


eBooks:

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Make Way for DucklingsUglyDucklingDuckFeelingDuckDuckGooseDuckGooseHugducksvroomDuckGooseOppositesDuck123DumbDucksDonaldCampingHeyDuckLuckyDuck

eAudiobooks:

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The Duckling Gets a CookieUglyDuckling2

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Read Right Now! BIRDS

Today is a great day to get outside! Take a favorite book and find a park bench, swing or blanket. Or, did you know you can take a walk and read a story as you go, right here in Indianapolis? Visit the Story Walk in the Ruckle Street Pocket Park. Stroll through the park and read a book displayed in mounted frames. Stories are rotated on a monthly basis. While you are out, point out the birds you see and hear. Can you see a cardinal? What color is it? Can you hear a robin? How many different bird songs can you count?

Listed below are some free online eBooks & activities as well as several eBooks you can check out with your IndyPL Library card.

FREE Online eBooks:

BeautifulBirdsTheBirdsIllSeeRed RobinA Nest for African PenguinsThe Migrating Whooping Crane

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Printables, Crafts & More:


eBooks:

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Bear and BirdDuck and GooseJust Plain FancyNoisy Bird Sing AlongThe Best NestThe Little DuckBirdsLowly

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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” and “B is for Ball” are only beginning? There are several online game & 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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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

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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Read Right Now! FOOD

FREE Online eBooks about Food:

GreenEggsPizzaMakerMiceLemonadeFruitsLetsMakeASnackWho Loves Carrots?Let's Bake GranolaLet's Have a PicnicFruitsChef's SurpriseCount Your Veggies

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eBooks:

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SheepEatBiggestCookieLittlePeaGreenBeansJunkFoodBooBooelizabiteStirSoupBearsPicnicDoraPicnicMickeyPicnicPeaseLouise

Books:

Even Aliens Need SnacksFlorentine and PigPinch and Dash Make SoupCooking with Henry and ElliebellyPancakes, PancakesTyler Makes PancakesGazpacho for NachoJamFrancesStoneSoupHoorayBread

Cookbooks:

Minnie and Friends CookbookCool Raw Food RecipesCool Snack Food ArtA Superhero CookbookMommy and Me Start CookingCook It Step By StepSummer Sips to Chill DipsFall Shakes to Harvet BakesLet's Cook With PopcornEasy Peasy Recipes Snacks & Treats to Make and EatA Dinosaur CookbookWhat’s in the GardenGrow Your Own Snack

Selected by: Janet Spaulding, Collection Development Librarian


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