What are B.I.R.D.S.? Why, Beautiful Independent Readers Developing Soon! Each summer, we hold a B.I.R.D.S. program for ages 5-7. Sessions for 2017 will run on Thursday nights, from July 13 - August 10, from 6-7 pm. Note the earlier start time from previous years. Registration for our 2017 program began April 29.Children do not have to be able to read the books on their own. Someone can read to them. They just need to be familiar with the stories by B.I.R.D.S. night. Before signing up, parents may want to check the levels of the books for appropriateness. Details are still being set up - we often have special guests, and we always wrap-up with a party and reading certificates the last week.
July 13: ROBOT = Ride, Otto, Ride! (Simon Spotlight $3.99)
July 20: ELECTRICITY = Thomas Edison and His Bright Idea (Penguin $3.99)
We welcome a special guest in Week 2: author and science educator Melissa Rooney with her Eddie the Electron books.
August 3: TYPEWRITER = Click, Clack, Moo Cows that Type (Simon Spotlight$3.99)
August 10: CAR = If I Built a Car (Puffin $7.99)
Registration fee for B.I.R.D.S.: $20
You must pre-pay the registration fee to hold your child's slot in the program.
If registering additional siblings, specify "1/2 Price Sib" in Comment field.
Please supply child's name and age; your name; your phone number or email. Thank you.
Otto gets a ride from a friend in this Pre-level 1 Ready-to-Read by New York Times bestselling author/illustrator, David Milgrim. This is part of the award-winning, star-reviewed The Adventures of Otto series.See Peanut give Otto a ride. See Peanut give Otto's friends a ride. See Peanut give more of Otto's friends a ride. See Peanut fall down. Can Otto save the day?
This nonfiction reader shines a light on Thomas Edison and his greatest invention--the lightbulb
Meet Ralph He loves all things that go, and he especially loves rocket ships. Oh--and he's Katy Duck's best dog pal, Get to know him in this Level 1 Ready-to-Read story for beginning readers."A rocket ship can take me
up to the stars,"
said Ralph. "A rocket ship can take me
to the moon "
Now the inspiration for a new Christmas special, CLICK, CLACK, MOO: Christmas on the Farm.New York Times bestselling duo Doreen Cronin and Betsy Lewin's Caldecott Honor-winning book is now available as a Level 2 Ready-to-Read Farmer Brown has a problem. His cows like to type. All day long he hears:
"If I built a car, it'd be totally new Here are a few of the things that I'd do. . . ." Jack has designed the ultimate fantasy car.
In this sequel to Eddie the Electron, Eddie is free from the balloon which held his Helium atom, and he's off on a new adventure, as his lighter-than-air atom rises above the houses and trees... All the way to the upper reaches of Earth's atmosphere, where sky and space meet.