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29Aug/140

Read Right Now! SHAPES

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Watch Skippyjon Jones Shape 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 The Story of Shapes - Guess the shape and say its name.

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ShapesMonkey BabyShapes BugShapes

Favorite Shape Books:

Circle Dogs Color Farm Cones, Cubes, Cylinders & Squares If You Were a Triangle
Mouse Shapes Perfect Square Round Is a Tortilla Round Is a Mooncake
Shape By Shape The Shape of Me and Other Stuff Shape Song Shapes in Art
Shapes That Roll So Many Circles So Many Squares Which Is Round Which Is Bigger The Wing on a Flea
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25Aug/140

Read Right Now! RHYMING

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), rhyming and poetry are important ways parents can promote early brain development and boost vocabulary in their young children. Many books written for babies and toddlers use similar sounds and speech patterns that help them learn new words. But rhymes are also learned directly from parents and caregivers, and then passed down by word of mouth from generation to generation.

The AAP recommends that parents share rhymes with their children—either by reciting memorized nursery rhymes or reading books in rhyme—and work in some fun and snuggling, too. By playing simple games, like clapping to the rhythm in a poem or rhyming words to the names of everyday objects, parents can encourage creative thinking in their children and create wonderful memories that can be passed down to future generations.

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Red Truck WeGiveBooksSmall Read Red TruckCan Red Truck make it up the hill? Red Truck can! Red Truck will! ZOOOM!Truck fans of all ages, but especially the littlest ones, will love cheering on the hardworking red tow truck that stars in this high energy picture book. Mighty Red Truck splashes and zooms through mud and rain to rescue a stalled school bus on the side of the road, and becomes the hero of a rainy day. Eye-popping quirky illustrations and the fast-paced rhyming text will make this truck story a fast favorite.

LlamaRed WeGiveBooksSmall Read Llama Llama Red Pajama - In this rhyming read-aloud, Baby Llama starts worrying when Mama goes downstairs after tucking him into bed. But just in time, Mama returns to set things right.

RhymeTimeApp AppleLogoThumb Free App Rhyme Time -  In this application, children will be presented with a variety of different rhyming activities and games. The best way to play this game with a child is to sit down with them and have them explain to you the reason / thinking of why two items should go together. This way, the game can act as a wonderful interactive tool to develop both language and critical thinking skills.

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RhymeTime BeMine ItsyBitsy OtherGoose
SwallowedChick
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24Aug/140

Read Right Now! OPPOSITES

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Watch Opposites Bunny -  Video segments from Between the Lions. An animated superhero bunny saves the day through the use of opposites.

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Read Skippyjon Jones Up and Down - Little ones will learn all the ins and outs with Skippyjon Jones. He goes up and down, back and forth, and over and under. At the end of the day, he's ready to begin again. Opposites have never been so loco!

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InsideOutside GeorgeOpposites ElmerOpposites OldHatNewHat

Books:

ExactlyOpposite IsItBig Contrarios UpDuck
MaisyBig MaisyGrande GoodNews HockeyOpposites
opuestos HeavyLight SmoothRough HighLow
BackFront OctopusOpposites BigDog RalphOpposites
BigLittle OpositesPark
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22Aug/140

Read Right Now! COLORS

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

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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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Watch Baby Colors - Perfect for reading aloud and encouraging early word recognition, Baby: Colors! contains a rainbow of objects, from green balloons to purple butterflies.Check out these activities to go along with the book:


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Watch Colors - In Colors, every bright, bold page introduces little ones to a different color of the rainbow, with rhyming text to read aloud. Red, blue, yellow, green, orange, purple, brown, pink, black, and white are featured separately throughout the book and then shown together in a group.

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Watch 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.

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Free App Lazoo Let's Color - Color a page, click the GO button, and watch your drawings start to move! Rain, snow, a car. Even scribbles dance and move.

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ColorOwn CapsSale RedEyes AnimalColors
RedFarm ColorsPonnay ColorsDucks ColorsRobertson
DearDragonColors HermieColors RedViolet

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BrownBear CapsSale PlantingRainbow

Favorite Color Books:

ColColor ColLosColores ColExploring Colors ColSmileyColors
ColWorldColors ColZoo ColSpicyHot ColCrayonsQuit
ColMonsters ColVida ColFarm ColBrownBear
ColIsItRed ColPlantingRainbow ColFreightTrain ColCityColors
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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

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SharingYou Learn to Share
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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.
DrMaisy FriendMaisy Read Right Now! Doctor Maisy - It's Doctor Maisy and Nurse Tallulah, and they're playing hospital. Poor Panda is sick, but Maisy takes good care of him. Then it's Maisy's turn to need the help--and Nurse Tallulah comes to the rescue!
VisitingDoctor WeGiveBooksSmall Read Right Now! Visiting the Doctor - Watch toddler Sarah as she goes to surgery with her teddy. See how the doctor can tell they are fit and healthy as they get their heart checked through a stethoscope!
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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.
MonstersDoctors
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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.
PoohCheckup
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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

Read Right Now! - Free Online eBooks about Robots for Kids:

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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.

WalleBurne
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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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SkippyShapes WeGiveBooksSmall
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:

StoryShapes Storyplace
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.

Downloadable eBooks:

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!

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GingerbreadBoy

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WildThings
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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

More Read Right Now! Free eBooks for Kids

Read Right Now! Free Online Books:

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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

Downloadable Audiobooks:

BrownBear CapsSale PlantingRainbow
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