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Star Readalongs - (Kids)

Star Readalongs come with a built-in reader! They are great for building comprehension, fluency, and vocabulary skills.

Show-and-tell, Flat Stanley! by Lori Haskins Houran

Participating in an exciting show-and-tell day during which Miss Plum shows the class her sparkly new engagement ring, Flat Stanley is on the case when the ring goes missing

Axel the truck : speed track by J Riley

Axel the truck heads to the racetrack to race cars that are bigger and faster than he is

Meet the Dinotrux by Chris Gall

Introduces the part-dinosaur, part-truck monsters called Dinotrux, including Dozeratops, Digasaurus, Velocitractor, and Tyrannosaurus Trux

Dinotrux go to school by Chris Gall

Prehistoric part-dinosaur part-truck machines help each other get ready for their first day of school

Hi! Fly Guy by Tedd Arnold

When Buzz captures a fly to enter in The Amazing Pet Show, his parents and the judges tell him that a fly cannot be a pet, but Fly Guy proves them wrong

Amelia Bedelia tries her luck by Herman Parish

Amelia Bedelia, who always takes things literally, tries to understand common superstitions in this funny book about friendship

Dog vs. Cat by Chris Gall

A dog and a cat, both newly adopted and forced to share a room, do not get along until a howling, smelly, terrifying newcomer unites them in a common cause

Corduroy by Don Freeman

A teddy bear spends his days waiting in a store for someone to buy him

What the dinosaurs did last night : a very messy adventure by Refe Tuma

Photographs and simple text reveal the mischief toy dinosaurs get into all night long, from knocking over potted plants to painting on walls

Jazz by Walter Dean Myers

Illustrations and rhyming text celebrate the roots of jazz music

Dreamers by Yuyi Morales

An illustrated picture book autobiography in which award-winning author Yuyi Morales tells her own immigration story

Fifty cents and a dream : young booker T. Washington by Jabari Asim

"Born into slavery, young Booker T. Washington could only dream of learning to read and write. After emancipation, Booker began a five-hundred-mile journey, mostly on foot, to Hampton Institute, taking his first of many steps towards a college degree. When he arrived, he had just fifty cents in his pocket and a dream about to come true."--Amazon.com

Big Nate goes for broke by Lincoln Peirce

Big Nate Wright is president of P.S. 38, the after school cartooning club. When he doodles his observations in his cartoon notebook: "Mighty Jefferson Middle School always wins," Nate decides it's time to go from zeroes to heroes! Will Nate crack under the pressure of the "Ultimate Snowdown"? Or lead P.S. 38 to its biggest victory ever?

The unlucky lottery winners of Classroom 13 by Honest Lee

"Unlucky teacher Ms. Linda LaCrosse wins the lottery and shares her winnings with her class. The students fulfill their dreams with their newfound wealth, but they soon learn that winning the lottery is not all that lucky"--

Junie B. Jones is not a crook by Barbara Park

Junie B. Jones experiences glee while showing off her new furry mittens in kindergarten, but disaster strikes when they disappear from the playground

Anansi and the moss-covered rock by Eric A Kimmel

Anansi the Spider uses a strange moss-covered rock in the forest to trick all the other animals, until Little Bush Deer decides he needs to learn a lesson

Chamelia and the new kid in class by Ethan Long

Chamelia is used to being the star of her class so when Cooper, a new student, becomes the center of attention she is determined not to like him

Princess Hair by Sharee (Illustrator) author Miller

Little girls pretending to be princesses celebrate the different shapes, textures, and styles of their black hair

Birdie's first day of school by Sujean Rim

Birdie is both excited and nervous about starting school, but once she sees the classroom and meets her teacher, she knows that everything will be fine

Big Nate : in the zone by Lincoln Peirce

The latest illustrated novel from Lincoln Peirce is a laugh-out-loud must-read starring the one and only cartooning genius, king of detention, and Cheez Doodle connoisseur, Nate Wright. Nate's not having the best of luck...in fact; he's not having ANY luck. But with a little boost thanks to Chad's lucky foot, suddenly good luck is everywhere Nate turns! Nate's in the zone! But how long will it last?

Thank You, Omu! by Oge Mora

When the aroma of Omu's homemade stew fills the air, her neighbors arrive, one by one, for a taste until all is gone except for her generous spirit

Otto runs for President by Rosemary Wells

While the popular Tiffany and athletic Charles make increasingly outrageous promises in their campaigns for President of Canine Country Day School, Otto quietly enters the race, vowing only to try to do what students really want

Duck on a bike by David Shannon

A duck decides to ride a bike and soon influences all the other animals on the farm to ride bikes too

Friendshape by Amy Krouse Rosenthal

"Friends shape who we are. They make us laugh. They fill us with fun. They stand by us during life's up and downs. And even when we disagree with our friends, if they're tried-and-true, they don't stay bent out of shape for long. That's the beauty of a good buddy. This joyous book rejoices in the simple beauties of friendship, and reminds readers of all ages that it's good to have a group of pals." -- Amazon.com

A big mooncake for Little Star by Grace Lin

"Reimagines the cycles of the moon as a mother bakes a Big Moon Cake and, despite Mama's request to wait, Little Star begins nibbling at it every night."--Publisher's description

Frog and toad are friends by Arnold Lobel

Five tales recounting the adventures of two best friends - Frog and Toad

Hug machine / by Scott Campbell

Who have YOU hugged today? Open your arms to this delightfully tender, goofy, and sweet tale

It came in the mail / by Ben Clanton

Liam really wants some mail, so he writes a letter to his mailbox asking for something in return. His mailbox delivers, sending Liam more than he could have hoped for ... and how! But as the mail starts to pile up, Liam realizes that the best packages and parcels are even better when shared with friends

One word from Sophia by Jim Averbeck

Sophia has one true desire for her birthday. But she has Four Big Problems in the way: Mom, Dad, Uncle Conrad ... and Grand-mama. Will her presentations, proposals, and pie charts convince them otherwise? Turns out, all it takes is one word

Birdie's first day of school by Sujean Rim

Birdie is both excited and nervous about starting school, but once she sees the classroom and meets her teacher, she knows that everything will be fine

Chamelia and the new kid in class by Ethan Long

Chamelia is used to being the star of her class so when Cooper, a new student, becomes the center of attention she is determined not to like him

Anansi and the moss-covered rock by Eric A Kimmel

Anansi the Spider uses a strange moss-covered rock in the forest to trick all the other animals, until Little Bush Deer decides he needs to learn a lesson

Dot the fire dog by Lisa Desimini

Dot the fire dog accompanies the firefighters from the fire station as they respond to a call

Big Nate : in the zone by Lincoln Peirce

The latest illustrated novel from Lincoln Peirce is a laugh-out-loud must-read starring the one and only cartooning genius, king of detention, and Cheez Doodle connoisseur, Nate Wright. Nate's not having the best of luck...in fact; he's not having ANY luck. But with a little boost thanks to Chad's lucky foot, suddenly good luck is everywhere Nate turns! Nate's in the zone! But how long will it last?

Jazz by Walter Dean Myers

Illustrations and rhyming text celebrate the roots of jazz music

What the dinosaurs did last night : a very messy adventure by Refe Tuma

Photographs and simple text reveal the mischief toy dinosaurs get into all night long, from knocking over potted plants to painting on walls

Peter Powers and his not-so-super powers! by Kent Clark

"When Captain Tornado begins robbing banks, will Peter Powers and his totally lame superpowers step up to save the day?"--

Axel the truck : rocky road by J Riley

Axel the truck zooms up a rocky, twisty mountain road

Meet the Dinotrux by Chris Gall

Introduces the part-dinosaur, part-truck monsters called Dinotrux, including Dozeratops, Digasaurus, Velocitractor, and Tyrannosaurus Trux

Dreamers by Yuyi Morales

An illustrated picture book autobiography in which award-winning author Yuyi Morales tells her own immigration story

A big mooncake for Little Star by Grace Lin

"Reimagines the cycles of the moon as a mother bakes a Big Moon Cake and, despite Mama's request to wait, Little Star begins nibbling at it every night."--Publisher's description

Fire trucks by Mary Lindeen

Simple text and photographs introduce young readers to fire trucks. Each audio-enabled VOX Book has an audio reader with complete narration permanently attached inside the front cover. It's ready for listening directly from the book--no CD, no computer, no tablet
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