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Readalouds

When Jessie Came Across the Sea
Finn McCool and the Great Fish
For the Love of Autumn
Brave Irene
Our Lady of Guadalupe
Brigid's Cloak
Pascual and the Kitchen Angels
The Witch and the Singing Mice
The Pied Piper of Hamelin
How the Manx Cat Lost Its Tail
The Gardener
A Story for Bear
The Rainbabies
Mole Music
Flummoxed Fairies
Saint Patrick
Mr. Hatch
Mabela the Clever
The Gift of the Magi
Martin de Porres
Child of Faerie
Two Travelers
Sugar Mouse Cake
The Quiet Place
The Happy Lion
The Wild Boy
The Enormous Crocodile
Amos & Boris
Name of the Tree
Jonathan Toomey
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September 2014 | JOURNEYS (Two Travelers)


Two Travelers Read by Kathleen Pelley TWO TRAVELERS – Written and illustrated by Christopher Mason, Two Travelers is a story about Isaac, an emissary for Charlemagne, who is sent to Baghdad to bring tidings of peace to the Caliph. The Caliph accepts with the return offering of Abulabaz the elephant. Isaac must now find his…

July 14, 2015


July 2015 | Beauty (The Gardener)


The Gardener Read by Kathleen Pelley The Gardener, written by Sarah Stewart and illustrated by David Small. “Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy;they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.” Marcel Proust A series of letters relating what happens when, after her father loses his job, Lydia Grace…

July 1, 2015


June 2015 | Stories (A Story for Bear)


A Story for Bear Read by Kathleen Pelley A Story for Bear, story by Dennis Haseley and illustrated by Jim LaMarche. “The storytellers go back and back to a clearing in the forest, where a great fire burns and the old shamans dance and sing, for our heritage of stories began in fire, magic, the…

June 1, 2015


May 2015 | Ode To Mothers (The Rainbabies)


The Rainbabies Read by Kathleen Pelley The Rainbabies, written by Laura Krauss Melmed, Illustrated by Jim LaMarche “God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers.” Rudyard Kipling When the moon gives twelve tiny babies to a childless couple, the new parents take great care of their charges and eventually receive an unexpected reward. Ages:…

May 1, 2015


April 2015 | Hope (Mole Music)


Mole Music Read by Kathleen Pelley Mole Music, Written and Illustrated by David McPhail “One tells a story not to educate or indoctrinate, but to illuminate, to enchant the readers into the world of the story, in the hope that when they emerge from the story, they do so, with an enhanced view of the possibilities…

April 1, 2015


March 2015 | St. Patrick… And the “Little People” (The Woman who Flummoxed the Faeries)


The Woman who Flummoxed the Fairies Read by Kathleen Pelley  The Woman who Flummoxed the Fairies, Retold by Heather Forest and Illustrated by Susan Gaber “Up the airy mountain, down the rushy glen, we daren’t go a-hunting, for fear of little men.” William Allingham Asked to make a cake for the fairies, a clever baker woman…

March 15, 2015


March 2015 | St. Patrick… And the “Little People” (Saint Patrick and the Peddler)


Saint Patrick and the Peddler Read by Kathleen Pelley Saint Patrick and the Peddler, story by Margaret Hodges and paintings by Paul Brett Johnson. An Irish tale concerning a kindly peddler in Ballymena, an old porridge pot, and a visit from the spirit of St. Patrick. Ages: Suitable for ages 7-10.

March 1, 2015


February 2015 | Love (Somebody Loves You, Mr. Hatch)


Somebody Loves You, Mr. Hatch Read by Kathleen Pelley Somebody Loves You, Mr. Hatch, by Eileen Spinelli and Illustrated by Paul Yalowitz “It is only with the heart that one can see rightly, what is essential is invisible to the eye.” Antoine dé Saint Exupery. An anonymous valentine changes the life of the unsociable Mr. Hatch, turning…

February 1, 2015


January 2015 | Wisdom/Cleverness (Mabela the Clever)


Mabela the Clever Read by Kathleen Pelley Mabela the Clever, retold by Margaret Read MacDonald and Illustrated by Tim Coffey “If a person is clever, it is because someone has taught them their cleverness.” Limba grandparents Mabella the Clever is a retelling of an African folktale from the Limba people about a mouse who pays…

January 1, 2015


December 2014 | Christmas (The Gift of the Magi)


The Gift of the Magi Read by Kathleen Pelley “Let it be said that of all who give gifts, these two were the wisest.” O. Henry The Gift of the Magi, written by O. Henry and illustrated by P.J. Lynch, is a Christmas classic that explores the essence of sacrificial love. Ages: Suitable for ages…

December 1, 2014


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