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Bad Girls: Sirens, Jezebels, Murderesses, Thieves & Other Female Villains

From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong

From Delilah to Cleopatra, from Anne Boleyn and (bloody) Queen Mary, to Calamity Jane, Typhoid Mary and more, the 26 notorious women analyzed here all have rotten reputations. But were these… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.4
  • Dewey: 364.3'740922

Imani's Moon

From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong

'Imani the tiny' the children tease her, but this young Maasai girl is determined to touch the moon. Her mother shares stories of others who have overcome challenges and managed great… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]

Alice Waters and the Trip to Delicious

From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong

Come along with Chef Alice Waters on a wonderful trip to Delicious! She learned as a child, and wants all children to share with her, the joy of tasting real food that begins not in the… Read More →

  • Dewey: 641

Deep in the Swamp

From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong

With the rhythm of the familiar poem "Over in the Meadow", this vibrant book introduces animals native to the Okefenokee Swamp, and highlights much of the flora and fauna that is recognizable… Read More →

  • Lexile: 890
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: 591.768

Farmer Will Allen and the Growing Table

From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong

A former basketball star, Farmer Will Allen is an innovator, educator, and community builder. When he looked at an abandoned city lot he saw a huge table, big enough to feed the whole world… Read More →

  • Dewey: 630

H.O.R.S.E.: A Game of Basketball and Imagination

From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong

Two friends get highly imaginative on an urban basketball court as they try to one-up the other in a popular game that turns into a humorous and inventive celebration of athletics and creativity. Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]

Helen Keller: The World in Her Heart

From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong

This evocative portrait of Helen Keller focuses on the developing relationship of the courageous young girl and her dedicated, loving teacher, Annie Sullivan, who taught her a new way to… Read More →

  • Dewey: 900

Looking Like Me

From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong

"Dion Graham's confident, enthusiastic narration powerfully depicts a young African-American boy who is beginning to identify who he is in the world. Quincy Tyler Bernstine adds a dynamic… Read More →

  • Lexile: 950
  • ATOS: 2.6
  • Dewey: [E]

Out on the Prairie

From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong

As she did with swamps in DEEP IN THE SWAMP, the author patterns the verses in this vivid exploration of the prairie ecosystem on the popular counting rhyme, "Over in the Meadow". With… Read More →

  • Lexile: 950
  • Dewey: 577.44

Yum! MmMm! Que Rico!: Americas' Sprouting

From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong

Chocolate, papaya, corn, and potatoes - these are only a taste of the many delicious foods native to the Americas and celebrated in this delightful collection. Imaginative, evocative poems… Read More →

  • Lexile: 970
  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: 811.54

Cesar Chavez: La lucha por la justicia (The Struggle for Justice)

From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong

"César Chávez y su lucha por los derechos de los trabajadores agrícolas hispanos es una historia inspiradora sobre la unidad, la justicia y la perseverancia... Brian Armador lee el texto… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.3

Day of the Dead

From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong

The various activities and celebrations of the Mexican holiday that honors people who have died are introduced in this simple, festive beginning reader. The history of the holiday, as well as… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.7

Eight Days Gone

From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong

The historic Apollo 11 mission to the moon is recounted for the very young in this richly-detailed, vividly rendered description of the voyage from launch, to landing, to Moonwalk. Glorious… Read More →

  • Lexile: 280

Pachanga Deliciosa (Delicious Hullabaloo)

From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong

"Hoy, jóvenes y viejitos bailan / a la luna y la estrella brillosa / celebrando su fiesta, / la pachanga deliciosa." El aclamado poeta Pat Mora se ha unido al artista Francisco X. Mora para… Read More →

A Child's Calendar

From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong

"...This read-along is a richly sensory experience.... sound effects of chirping birds, tromping feet, lowing cows, whirring insects, exploding fireworks, pounding surf, buzzing bees… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.9

A Full Moon is Rising

From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong

All around the world people are affected by and in awe of a full moon. In this poetic exploration of the lunar wonder, places near and far provide the backdrop for discovering celebrations… Read More →

A Picture Book of Abraham Lincoln

From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong

"This presentation of the pertinent facts of the life, times, and importance of the sixteenth president of the United States is a good starting point for children beginning history studies… Read More →

A Picture Book of Anne Frank

From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong

"The narrator, reading with clarity and precision, tells the well-known story of the Jewish girl and her family who hid during the Holocaust...[This] high-quality read-along...[is] excellent… Read More →

A Picture Book of Benjamin Franklin

From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong

"This read-along shows how Ben Franklin, one of 17 children in a poor family in Colonial Massachusetts, became one of our greatest statesmen and inventors. This straightforward biography is… Read More →

A Picture Book of Christopher Columbus

From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong

"Well-produced and appealing readalong...expressive narration and appropriate music and sound effects...Sure bet for story time or home." - Booklist Read More →

A Picture Book of Eleanor Roosevelt

From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong

"...A worthwhile and significant addition to any elementary collection." - School Library Journal Read More →

A Picture Book of Frederick Douglass

From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong

"Adler, a prolific children's book author, has done a good job describing the trajectory of Douglass's life as he moved from being a slave himself to being a freer of slaves and a tireless… Read More →

A Picture Book of George Washington

From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong

"A lively fife and drum playing Yankee-Doodle-Dandy welcome the listener...A narrative tone that is sincere and respectful and a slow, even pace afford the young listener time to absorb… Read More →

A Picture Book of George Washington Carver

From the Series Live Oak Media eReadalong

With an emphasis on his early life and the hardships he overcame, this informative biography offers a clear, authentic introduction to one of the country's most important scientists. Read More →