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Reading Lists

Of Thee I Sing
Of Thee I Sing
President Barack Obama delivers a tender, beautiful letter to his daughters in this powerful picture book that makes the perfect Black History Month read-aloud. In this poignant message to his daughters, President Barack Obama has written a moving tribute to thirteen groundbreaking Americans and the ideals that have shaped our nation. From the artistry of Georgia O'Keeffe, to the courage of Jackie Robinson, to the patriotism of George Washington, President Obama sees the traits of these heroes within his own children, and within all of America's children.
Download this book on Overdrive in E-book or audio book!
Ivy and Bean
Ivy and Bean
The moment they saw each other, Bean and Ivy knew they wouldn't be friends. But when Bean plays a joke on her sister, Nancy, and has to hide, quick! Ivy comes to the rescue, proving that sometimes the best of friends are people never meant to like each other. Vibrant characters and lots of humor make this a charming - and addictive - introduction to a new series.
Download this series on Overdrive in E-book or audio book!

 

Child Databases

Learning Express
Tutor.com
One-on-one learning solutions for students and professionals. Work with a live tutor online for professional development, training, career help, homework help and peer coaching. Available from 2PM to 10PM everyday. Also, see us on http://www.youtube.com/user/TutorDotCom
TumbleBooks

TumbleBooks TumbleBooks are animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love. TumbleBooks are created by taking existing picture books, adding animation, sound, music and narration to produce an electronic picture book which you can read, or have read to you. TBL also includes National Geographic videos and games. With a school licence, teachers and students have access to the Common Core Portal, quizzes and teacher materials/lesson plans!

 

Explora for Students
Explora for Secondary School Students Ensure student and educator success with EBSCO’s new interface for schools and public libraries. Designed to meet the unique needs of its users, Explora supports both student research and classroom instruction with rich, reliable content and easy-to-use functionality.
 
Infobits
Kids InfoBits (Gale Group)
Kids InfoBits is a database developed especially for beginning researchers in Kindergarten through Grade 5. Featuring a developmentally appropriate, visually graphic interface, the most popular search method is moving from a broad subject to a narrower topic using the subject-based topic tree. The curriculum-related, age appropriate, full-text content is from the best elementary reference sources and magazines. This database covers geography, current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history, sports and more.
 
NoveList K-8
NoveList K-8 - EBSCOhost
Discover the fiction titles that are popular with young readers as well as titles to use in your classroom. NoveList Learning Center shows you how to use NoveList to meet the reading needs of your students.
 
Sesame Street eBooks
Sesame Street eBooks
(Access at Home)
Read, listen, watch, and play eBooks, audio eBooks, interactive eBooks, and animated eBooks.
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DayByDayNY Family Literacy Calendar - Day By Day NY...

Oh, Susanna I come from Alabama With my banjo on my knee, I’m going to Louisiana, My true love for to see. Oh, Susanna, Oh don’t you cry for me, For I come from...

 

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