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Reading Champion Nov. 13: Jesse Klausmeier BOOKS

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14Oct/130

Not Your Typical Dragon

Not Your Typical Dragon

Crispin Blaze is a dragon, just like his parents and his sister. Dragons breath fire when they turn seven, did you know that? On Crispin's seventh birthday he feels a tingling in his tummy and is very excited to light his own birthday cake candles for the very first time. But when Crispin opens his mouth, fire doesn't come out!  Will he decide he is not a very good dragon or learn to love all the things that DO come out when he opens his own unique dragon-y mouth?

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Read Not Your Typical Dragon - When Crispin Blaze turns seven, he's expected to breathe fire like all the other dragons. But instead of fire, he breathes a host of unusual things.

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:

Fluffy BigBunny ChickenBig Spotty
TackyPenguin MeBook YouCan ICan
ICanToo

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Chrysanthemum
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9Oct/130

Read Right Now! PATIENCE

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Read This Monster Cannot Wait - Stewart is so eager to go with his parents on his first camping trip ever that he will do anything to make the time pass more quickly.Stewart the monster has a camping trip in five days and he cannot wait. How can he speed time up? Stewart learns an important lesson in this book that we all need to learn. Don’t miss the hilarious last page surprise. This is a great picture book to enjoy reading with children ages 3-7. The art work is colorful cartoon monsters. Patience is difficult (a school –readiness skill) and Stewart discovers how to cope with his excitement.

Recommended by: Tamera Coolman, Fountain Square Library


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If You Hold a Seed You're Finally Here! A Bedtime for Bear Ricky and Mia the Chicken Owl Babies
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28Sep/130

I Don’t Want to Go to the Hospital & Kevin Goes to the Hospital

I Don't Want to Go to the Hospital

Going to the doctor can make kids a little nervous. Going to the hospital can be just plain scary. Stories are a great way to introduce kids to the doctor's office or hospital BEFORE they actually need to go. If you've visited the doctor'sKevin Goes to the Hospital office first with Pooh, it's a lot less scary when you have to go yourself! You can Read Right Now! several of the books listed below. They are available for you to read online for free. New to check out for 2013 is I Don't Want to Go to the Hospital!, in which the Princess tries to hide instead of going to the hospital, is eventually found, goes there, and finds out that at the hospital...they treat you like a princess! Also new to check out for 2013 is Kevin Goes to the Hospital  "I am Kevin. I fell and hurt myself. Mom gives me a kiss to feel better. Then she takes me to the hospital. What's it going to be like there?" You can also try these printables and online games to help your little one get used to the idea of seeing a doctor.

Madeline WeGiveBooksSmall Read Right Now! Madeline - Madeline, smallest and naughtiest of the twelve little charges of Miss Clavel, wakes up one night with an attack of appendicitis.
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Read Right Now! Doctor Daisy MD - Mickey and his friends know that if Daisy is going to get her 'pretend-doctor' sticker, she's going to need the help of some special Mouseketools! Join Daisy on her lighthearted quest to become the best pretend doctor in the world! Choose the right Mousketool to help Daisy cure boo-boos, tummy aches, and even a mystery patient. Disney Digital Books are ALWAYS AVAILABLE for checkout with your IndyPL Library Card.
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Read Right Now! Monsters Get Scared of Doctors Too - Want to hear a secret? Monsters get scared of doctors, too. And believe it or not, they are afraid of the same things as human kids. The Monsters show you that it is okay to get scared, and they offer you simple advice on how to deal with your fears. Disney Digital Books are ALWAYS AVAILABLE for checkout with your IndyPL Library Card.
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Read Right Now! Pooh Gets a Checkup - It's time for Winnie the Pooh to get his annual checkup. Visit 'Dr. Owl' with Pooh for this yearly event. Disney Digital Books are ALWAYS AVAILABLE for checkout with your IndyPL Library Card.

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:

BerenstainDoctor MaxDoctor BarbieDoctor DoctorDan
ElmoAchoo CatchCold HospitalZoo GeorgeHospital
DinosaursWell
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25Sep/130

Doug Unplugged

Doug plugs in to download everything he needs to know because Doug is a robot. When a pigeon flying outside his window distracts him from his studies, Doug leans toward the window to get a better look. His cord stretches...and Doug unplugs! No longer attached to a power source Doug lets his curiosity free, exploring his city for the first time gathering real experiences to add to facts he's downloaded. The best place to discover? The park! You just can't download everything you need, especially having fun with a friend! Author: Dan Yaccarino

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Read Robomop - A robotic mop, assigned to clean a basement restroom, yearns to feel the sunshine, see the world, and more, but when he is finally outside, he discovers that what he needs most of all is a friend.Try these activities at home:


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Read Ruby Scores a Goal - Ruby is learning how to score a soccer goal while Max plays with his wind-up robots on the sidelines. Time and time again, Max's robots get in Ruby's way and prevent her from scoring.Try these activities at home:


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Read Robot & Mr. Mole - A beginning reader featuring the long "O" sound.

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Read Wall-e the Movie Storybook - A little robot named WALL-E cleans up the big mess people have left behind on Earth. When a mysterious visitor arrives, WALL-E rejects his programming and takes off across the galaxy on the most amazing adventure of his life. Disney Digital Books are ALWAYS AVAILABLE for checkout with your IndyPL Library Card. See books below for more downloadable eBooks and Audiobooks.

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Read Burn-e the Fit It Bot - BURN-E fixes the spaceship. SUPPLY-R gives him the tools. Together, they make sure the Axiom stays in tip-top condidtion! Disney Digital Books are ALWAYS AVAILABLE for checkout with your IndyPL Library Card. See books below for more downloadable eBooks and Audiobooks.

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:

Boy + Bot Rabbit and Robot
Frank'nStan Robot Dreams
You Can Draw Robots Robomop
BeepBah
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22Sep/130

Round is a Tortilla – Shapes

In Round is a Tortilla a little girl looks around her home and neighborhood to find things that are round, square, and rectangular. A simple glossary at the end helps with the Spanish words that might be new. Try these activities at home to help practice learning shapes:

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Watch Skippyjon Jones Shapes Up - Skippyjon has an overactive imagination. And he is pretty active himself. Here he shapes up with shapes: he runs in a circle, tap-dances on a square, orbits an oval. And then the great sword fighter shows his muscles.

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Read Thumper's Shapes - Circles & Squares, Everywhere! Thumper and his sisters love to play in the forest. From a spiderweb triangle to a square made of twigs, they soon discover that shapes are everywhere they turn. Disney Digital Books are ALWAYS AVAILABLE for checkout with your IndyPL Library Card. See books below for more downloadable eBooks and Audiobooks. Try these activities at home:

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Read The Story of Shapes - Guess the shape and say its name.

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.

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ShapesMonkey BabyShapes BugShapes
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13Sep/130

Monster Be Good!

Monster Be Good!

In Monster Be Good! readers can take charge of the naughty little monsters who are crabby, wild and selfish. They are loud and have terrible manners. Kids will recognize their own bad behavior when they see it in these unruly little beasts.

"Don't be scared! You are in charge of the monsters. If you tell them how to behave, they will listen."

Even small children will be able to tell you exactly what the monsters are doing wrong. Kids will have a lot of fun taking charge by letting the monsters know how to be GOOD!

Watch Right Now! two stories about two all time favorite wild things...Alexander and Max! More Read Right Now! Free eBooks for Kids

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Watch Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good Very Bad Day - On a day when everything goes wrong for him, Alexander is consoled by the thought that other people have bad days too. Try these activities at home:


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Watch Where the Wild Things Are - A naughty little boy, sent to bed without his supper, sails to the land of the wild things where he becomes their king. Try these activities at home:

 

 

More books about unruly kids, frogs and beasts who find out that all of us have a bad day now and then. Tomorrow will be a better one!

Alexander and the Terrible Horrible No Good Very Bad Day Where the Wild Things Are
No David Martha, No!
Goldilocks and the Three Bears Ten Naughty Little Monkeys
Froggy Eats Out My no, no, no day!

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:

GingerbreadBoy

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WildThings
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6Sep/130

Read Right Now! BE YOURSELF

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Read Not Your Typical Dragon - When Crispin Blaze turns seven, he's expected to breathe fire like all the other dragons. But instead of fire, he breathes a host of unusual things.

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Watch Stellaluna - After she falls headfirst into a bird's nest, a baby bat is raised like a bird until she is reunited with her mother. Try these activities at home:

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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. Here are some more animals who use their unique qualities to show that being yourself is the best way to be!

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Crictor Pretzel SnakeBlake JohnJensen
Chrysanthemum

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Fluffy BigBunny ChickenBig Spotty
TackyPenguin MeBook

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Chrysanthemum
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1Sep/130

Monsters Love Colors

Playful monsters combine their favorite crayons, red, yellow, and blue, to create new colors. Try these activities at home to practice naming the colors:

GoodReads: Monsters Love Colors

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Watch Pinkalicious - A little girl who is obsessed with the color pink eats so many pink cupcakes that she herself turns pink. Try these activities at home:

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Read Skippyjon Jones Color Crazy - Everyone's favorite kitty boy is ready to color -- Skippy style! Skippy's sky will be pink. His sun will be blue. As Skippyjon learns his colors and plays with crayons, he invites the very youngest fans to join in the fun. Try these activities at Home:

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:

ColorOwn CapsSale RedEyes AnimalColors
RedFarm ColorsPonnay ColorsDucks ColorsRobertson
DearDragonColors HermieColors RedViolet

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BrownBear CapsSale PlantingRainbow
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26Jul/130

Read Right Now! OCEAN

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Read Sea Craetures - Presenting wildlife in a fresh and exciting way, Sea Creatures uses a combination of simple text and close-up photography to bring readers face-to-face with nature.

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Read Look into a Tide Pool - What are tide pools and what kinds of animals live in them? Discover the world of anemones, hermit crabs, and a host of other animals in this audio article.

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Read What Happens in a Tide Pool? - What are tide pools and what kinds of animals live in them? Discover when you read and listen to this article that features words including anemones, camouflage, tentacles, and shallow.

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Read Who Is In the Ocean? Read and hear the story in English. Hear the story in Spanish or one of 13 other languages!

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Read The Beach 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.

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BusOcean ThomasLost SeaCountdown DownSea
FrankTank NumberOcean FrankTank NumberOcean
DeepDown
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