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17Aug/140

Read Right Now! SHARING

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Read Cleo's Fair Share - When Mrs. Diller gives Cleo a toy for being a good dog, she doesn't WANT to share - even with T-Bone and Clifford!

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Read The Mino-o-Saur - A group of dinosaurs is happily playing in the school yard when . . . oh no! Here comes the Mine-o-saur! He snatches all the toys. He grabs all the snacks at snack time. He hoards the blocks during recess. And all the while he yells, "MINE, MINE, MINE!" But soon enough, no one wants to play with him. What will it take for the Mine-o-saur to realize that what he really wants are friends? And then, will the other dinosaurs ever welcome him back? Dinosaurs are always a popular subject with young readers, and with its subtle lesson of sharing, The Mine-O-Saur is also a delicious twist on a classroom comedy. No library card required. Just set up a username and password and start to read.

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All For Me and None For All The Bear Who Shared Bears on Chairs Clark the Shark Dares to Share
The Doorbell Rang Elmer and the Hippos Gossie I'll Never Share You Blackboard Bear
Katy and the Puppy Next Door LlamaShare Mine! My Friend Fred
Pardon Me! The Peanut Peanut and Fifi Have a Ball Pete's Big Lunch
Share Should I Share My Ice Cream

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:

SharingYou Learn to Share
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1Aug/140

Read Right Now! STARTING SCHOOL

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Read Emily Elizabeth Goes to School - In the “Emily Elizabeth Goes to School” Clifford Interactive Storybook (K–2), early readers follow Emily Elizabeth during her “big day” at school.

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Read You Can't Go To School Naked - Kids will giggle and squirm at the silly scenarios this little guy imagines and cheer his unique solution. No library card required. Just set up a username and password and start to read.

AreYouReadyForSchool UniteForLiteracy75
Read Are You Read for School? Read and hear the story in English. Hear the story in Spanish or one of 13 other languages!

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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:

Alice Miranda at School Back to School Rules The Berenstain Bears and the Homework Hassle The Berenstain Bears Go to School
The Berenstain Bears Trouble at School Boomer Goes to School Curious George First Day of School
Dancing Dinos Go to School
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A Day at School Edward Almost Goes to School First Day Jitters First Year Letters
Franklin Goes to School Kindergarten Countdown Late for School Max Goes to School
Ollie's School Day Rufus and Friends School Day Sammy Spider First Day of School School Day Math
Snuffy Goes to School We Love Our School

Downloadable Audiobooks:

Amelia Bedelia First Day of School Pinkalicious School Rules Biscuit Goes to School Mittens at School
Morris Goes to School

Books:

Streg Nona: Her Story The Legend of the Blue Bonnet For the Duration Favorite Legends
Streg Nona: Her Story The Legend of the Blue Bonnet For the Duration Favorite Legends
Streg Nona: Her Story The Legend of the Blue Bonnet For the Duration Favorite Legends
The Legend of the Blue Bonnet For the Duration Favorite Legends

Recommended by: Janet Spaulding, Selection Services

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22Jul/140

Read For Summer Free Online Reading Program – Art

ReadSummerArt

 

Read for My Summer Week 7Check out their featured books this week about colors, painters, and illustrators!

0 to 3

Perfect for reading aloud and encouraging early word recognition, Baby: Colors! contains a rainbow of objects, from green balloons to purple butterflies. After reading, head over to our program page to go on a rainbow toy hunt or create heart ball art!

4 to 7

In the summer of 1871, a young painter named Thomas Moran joined a team of scientists heading for the untamed land called "the Yellowstone." Tom had never ridden a horse or slept under the stars before, but the paintings he created on his journey from city boy to seasoned explorer would lead to the founding of America's first national park. Follow his journey in this week's 4 to 7 age group pick, Yellowstone Moran, then visit the Read for My Summer page for a Yellowstone scavenger hunt and an outdoor art show activity from ReadWriteThink!

8 to 10

Ted Geisel loved to doodle from the time he was a kid. He had an offbeat, fun-loving personality. He often threw dinner parties where guests wore outrageous hats! And he donned quirky hats when thinking up ideas for books such as his classic The Cat in the Hat. Who Was Dr. Seuss? brings an amazingly gifted author-illustrator to life. When you finish the book head over to our program page for a ReadWriteThink activity and Dr. Seuss games.

 

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16Jul/140

Free Online Stories Read Aloud – No Library Card Required!


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ForgetManners BraveIrene BugtownBoogie Charlie
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DuckSoup EnemyPie ExcuseMe FancyNancy
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Posh Bonjour FarmerDuck Harry
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HandyGirls HarryDirtyDog150 Hooray Jose
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MyMonster KissMissed Kissing Hand Knots
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 LadybugBeach LibraryLion  BigDay  Cat
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 Mitten OldSchoolBus  Rotten Followed
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Nana Noah Olivia OwlBabies
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Penguin2 PolarExpress Guana RainbowFish
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Rapunzel Romeow Roller Suzy
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SmashCrash SomeDo Sophie SoupOpera
 OnlineStorytimeLong  CandlewickPressLogo  StorylineLogoSmall  ReadToMeLasVegas

SplishSplash Stellaluna Strega Hatch
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House Drum TheTooth GirlDreamed
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Pigasso WhiteSocks Wilfrid Favorites
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9Jul/140

Read for My Summer Free Online Reading Program – Horses

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Read for My Summer is We Give Books’ free online summer reading program!

Horses are remarkable creatures. Learn all about them this week during the midpoint of Read for My Summer!

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1Jul/140

Read for My Summer Free Online Reading – Sports

WeGiveBooks4Sports

Read for My Summer is We Give Books’ free online summer reading program!

Each week We Give Books will highlight a special book for you and your child to read online, along with fun activities and reading tips to make them come to life, including custom activities from ReadWriteThink.org.

Read for My Summer Week #4

0 to 3

Baby Max: Sandbox. During playtime, Max and his sister Ruby mix delectable treats out of bubbles, berries, birdseed, and sand. When you are finished reading, visit the Read for My Summer page for some fun Max and Ruby games and activities!

4 to 7

The Soccer Fence, Meet Hector, who loved playing soccer in Johannesburg. He dreamed of playing on a real pitch with the boys from another part of the city, but apartheid made that impossible.  This poignant story of friendship artfully depicts a brief but critical moment in South Africa’s history and the unique role that sports can play in bringing people together. After reading, head over to our program page to tell sports stories with an activity from ReadWriteThink and color the South African flag.

8 to 10

Skate! Follow the progress of a beginning skateboarder as he advances from basic moves to more exciting tricks and jumps. After you read, try your hand at moving sports poetry with an activity from ReadWriteThink and make a mini-skateboard.

Stay tuned for more summer reading next week!

 

 

 

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6May/140

Read Right Now! MOTHER’S DAY

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MomCat WeGiveBooksSmall
Read Mommy Loves Me - Mommy kisses, and Mommy hugs. But what else does she do? This charming book, featuring heartwarming illustrations of baby animals spending time with their mommies, will make moms want to cuddle up and read with their young ones.

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Read Mommy Loves Me - Soft, warm, safe, strong - in our early years, Mommy is the center of our world. Celebrate the special bond between mom and child with this lovingly illustrated book.

Llama Llama Misses Mama WeGiveBooksSmall
Read Llama Llama Misses Mama - It's Llama Llama's first day of preschool! And Llama Llama's mom makes sure he's ready. They meet the teachers. See the other children. Look at all the books and games. But then it's time for Mama to leave

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Read Happy Mother's Day Dear Dragon

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Mother's Day Books:

I Love ewe: An Ode to Animal Moms Oh, the Things My Mom Will Do…Because She Loves Me What Not to Give Your Mom on Mother’s Day Hero Mom
I Want My Mom! Where’s My Mommy? We Love Our Mom! Take Your Mama to Work Today
There’s No One I Love Like You I Love You Mama and Me Max and Zoe Celebrate Mother’s Day
Gus Makes a Gift The Night Before Mother’s Day Mother’s Day Surprise Hello, Mommy ZooBorns

Book recommendations by: Janet Spaulding, Selections Services

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6Apr/140

Read Right Now! BIRDS

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Read Take a Closer Look: Birds - Fly with amazing birds over deserts, seas, woodlands, and lush rainforests. From pink flamingos to chattering parrots and racing roadrunners, there are lots of feathered friends to meet.

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Read Tinga Tinga Tales: When the Sun Comes Up The start of each new day in Tinga Tinga Tales is very busy -- Hen welcomes her chicks, Elephant wakes up tortoise, and Tickbird makes sure Hippo is clean. And you can't miss the Tinga birds singing their loud dawn chorus!

BeautifulBirds UniteForLiteracy75
Read Beautiful Birds Read and hear the story in English. Hear the story in Spanish or one of 13 other languages!

TheBirdsIllSee UniteForLiteracy75
Read The Birds I'll See Read and hear the story in English. Hear the story in Spanish or one of 13 other languages!

Birdsong for Anna WeGiveBooksSmall
Read Birdsong for Anna Anna’s granddad taught her all about birds. But when Anna has to move to the city, the birds seem very far away. The science teacher at her new school knows all about birds, just like Granddad. Can he help her find a Birdsong for Anna? This is a Common Core-aligned book for Grade 3.

The Hungry Mockingbird WeGiveBooksSmall
Read The Hungry Mockingbird The little mockingbird is very, very hungry. But a great big cat is waiting by the bird feeder. What can a hungry mockingbird do? This is a Common Core-aligned book for Grade 1.

Little Bird Captures the Moon WeGiveBooksSmall
Read Little Bird Captures the Moon That tricky Little Bird is back. This time, he has to get by a huge crocodile with long, sharp teeth. How can a little bird outsmart a huge crocodile? Find out in Little Bird Captures the Moon. This is a Common Core-aligned book for Grade 1.

Look Out for Little Bird WeGiveBooksSmall
Read Look Out for Little Bird Little Bird left his home on the Big Gray Hill to go see the world. Now he has to get back to his family without being eaten. Can he make it? He'll have to use his brain and teach the other animals to Look Out for Little Bird! This is a Common Core-aligned book for Grade 1.

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Favorite Bird Books:

BirdsHenkes BirdsHome BirdsLunch BirdsRobin
BirdsGeorge

eBooks:

BirdsLowly
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25Mar/140

Read Right Now! BEARS

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Goldilocks and the Three Bears WeGiveBooksSmall
Read Goldilocks and the Three Bears - Read the classic story about Goldilocks as she explores to the home of Father Bear, Mother Bear, and Baby Bear, uninvited. The bears are not happy to find that someone has been eating their food, sitting in their chairs, and sleeping in their beds! This is a Common Core-aligned book for Kindergarten.

Three Snow Bears WeGiveBooksSmall
Read Three Snow Bears - This stunningly illustrated interpretation of Goldilocks and the Three Bears transports the well-loved story to the Arctic north. There, the raven-haired Inuit girl, Aloo-ki, comes upon an igloo that turns out to be the home of a polar bear family.

Dont Worry Bear WeGiveBooksSmall
Read Don't Worry Bear - When Caterpillar tells Bear that he is making a cocoon, Bear is worried. Will Caterpillar be safe? Will he be warm? Will he stay dry? Throughout the long winter, Caterpillar reassures him that all is fine.

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Read Good Luck Bear - Bear and Mouse are looking for luck. Four-leaf clover luck. Will they find it? Monkey says there's no such thing. Turtle thinks it'll take too long. And Groundhog wonders if they'll be unlucky if they can't find one!

Wonder Bear WeGiveBooksSmall
Read Wonder Bear - Two kids plant mysterious seeds in Wonder Bear and up grows a remarkable flowering vine, out of which emerges an even more remarkable big white bear. On his head is a hat that allows him to work all kinds of magic that day. He pulls monkey after monkey from the hat, blows bubbles in amazing shapes, and transforms flowers into spectacular floating sea creatures.

The Great Panda Tale WeGiveBooksSmall
Read The Great Panda Tale - Join Louise and the rest of the zoo crew as they eagerly await the arrival of a new baby panda. Get to know the zoo's current pandas and find out what they eat and how they grow. With longer sentences, increased vocabulary, information boxes, and a simple index, readers beginning to read alone will enjoy reading The Great Panda Tale.

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Listen to Tales from Winnie the Pooh - In Which Pooh and Piglet Go Hunting and Nearly Catch a Woozle.

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Favorite Bear Books:

Hugless Douglas Old Bear and His Cub Old Bear Bear Snores On
Where's My Teddy

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21Mar/140

Read Right Now! ZOO

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


Dear Zoo 150
The Big Little Book Corner 75
Listen to Dear Zoo - A child writes to the zoo for a pet. The zoo send a series of unsuitable pets, revealed behind flaps in the form of crates and packing cases. These animals are all sent back for different reasons, except the last one, which is perfect!

Panda
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Read Hello Baby Panda - Most pandas live in China, but young readers will visit a baby panda born right here in the United States with this audio article with photographs.

The Great Panda Tale WeGiveBooksSmall
Read The Great Panda Tale - Join Louise and the rest of the zoo crew as they eagerly await the arrival of a new baby panda. Get to know the zoo's current pandas and find out what they eat and how they grow. With longer sentences, increased vocabulary, information boxes, and a simple index, readers beginning to read alone will enjoy reading The Great Panda Tale.

DenverZooHelpsAnimals UniteForLiteracy75
Read Denver Zoo Helps Animals Around the World Read and hear the story in English. Hear the story in Spanish or one of 13 other languages!

WhoLivesAtDenverZoo UniteForLiteracy75
Read Who Lives At Denver Zoo? Read and hear the story in English. Hear the story in Spanish or one of 13 other languages!

MovingAtTheZoo UniteForLiteracy75
Read Moving at the Zoo Read and hear the story in English. Hear the story in Spanish or one of 13 other languages!

OurTripToDenverZoo UniteForLiteracy75
Read Our Trip to Denver Zoo Read and hear the story in English. Hear the story in Spanish or one of 13 other languages!

WorkingOnTheWildSide UniteForLiteracy75
Read Working on the Wild Side Read and hear the story in English. Hear the story in Spanish or one of 13 other languages!

WhoIsDenverZoo UniteForLiteracy75
Read Who Is Denver Zoo? Read and hear the story in English. Hear the story in Spanish or one of 13 other languages!

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Favorite Zoo Books:

ZooAh ZooFeeds ZooGoodnight ZooShout
ZooWild

Zoo Downloadable eBooks:

ZooVisits
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