From Maryland Public Television, Arlo reads “Is This Your Favorite Ice Cream” by Ryan Rucker, illustrated by Nhat Hao Nguyen. This story is about a father and daughter’s quest to find their favorite ice cream. It might be closer to home than they think.
From Rhode Island PBS, Aria reads “Milo’s Endless Drawing Pad” by Sheri Tamamoto, illustrated by Vivian Mineker Chen. In this story set in Hawai’i, Milo learns that it’s the process of creating that counts, and all you need is endless imagination.
From Detroit Public Television, Zion reads “The Dot” by Peter H. Reynolds. Vashti thinks she cannot draw but learns that she can make her mark.
From KERA, Liberty reads “Penguin Journey” by Angela Burke Kunkel, illustrated by Catherine Odell. This story is about how far emperor penguins will go for their young ones.
From WFSU, Kaden reads “Have You Thanked an Inventor Today?” by Patrice McLaurin, illustrated by Dian Wang. This story reminds viewers of inventions we use in our daily lives.
From WSKG, Aditi read “Bubbles…Up!” by Jacqueline Davies, illustrated by Sonia Sánchez – a story about an exciting and beautiful day at the pool.
From WKNO, Sydney reads “Little Things: A Story About Kindness” by Christian Trimmer, art by Kaylani Juanita. Little things make a difference in this story about paying it forward.
From WCNY, Emma reads “Slippers in Hawai’i,” a celebration of slippers illustrated by Jamie Meckel Tablason.
From WNIN, Rachel reads “MUD!” by Annie Bailey, illustrated by Jen Corace. This book is a celebration of mud, and all we can do with it!
From KEET, Lily reads “Monsters in the Fog” by Ali Bahrampour. Hakim travels up a mountain and through thick fog in this humorous, suspenseful story about challenging first impressions.