Read-Along

Read-Along, with ThinkTV and PBS Kids!

PBS Kids Read-Along is a collection of video storybooks that support families and kids’ reading skills. Featuring dozens of storybooks read aloud by local and national celebrities. Read-Along encourages a love of reading at home, helps young learner to explore books on their own, and offers parents and caregivers tips to make reading time fun for the whole family.

We encourage you to READ TOGETHER and BE TOGETHER as you explore the PBS Kids Read-Along collection, brought to you by ThinkTV, PBS Kids and the Dayton Metro Library.

You can Read-Along!

Miss Winnie’s Read-Alongs

Tucker Finds His Forever Home by Beth Cherryholmes Miller

Read-Along with Beth: Tucker Finds His Forever Home

Bear Came Along by Richard Morris

Read-Along with Miss Winnie: Bear Came Along

Red: A Crayon’s Story by Michael Hall

Read-Along with Miss Winnie: Red: A Crayon’s Story

Those Magnificent Sheep and Their Flying Machine by Peter Bently

Read-Along with Miss Winnie: Those Magnificent Sheep and Their Flying Machine

A Stone Sat Still by Brendan Wenzel

Read-Along with Miss Winnie: A Stone Sat Still

Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin by Lloyd Moss

Read-Along with Miss Winnie: Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin

Miss Ann’s Read-Alongs

Read-Along with Miss Ann: The Breaking News

Read-Along with Miss Ann: The Breaking News

Read-Along with Miss Ann: Because of an Acorn

Read-Along with Miss Ann: Because of an Acorn

Read-Along with Miss Ann: My Pet Star

Read-Along with Miss Ann: My Pet Star

Read-Along with Miss Ann: A Rainbow of Friends

Read-Along with Miss Ann: A Rainbow of Friends

Read-Along with Miss Ann: The Winter Train

Read-Along with Miss Ann: The Winter Train

Read-Along with Miss Ann: My Amazing Body

Read-Along with Miss Ann: My Amazing Body

Miss Amanda Wright Lane’s Read-Alongs

Read-Along with Miss Amanda Wright Lane: Young Orville and Wilbur Wright

Read-Along with Miss Amanda Wright Lane: Young Orville and Wilbur Wright

PBS Kids Read-Alongs

Read-Along with Xavier Riddle: I am Albert Einstein

Read-Along with Xavier Riddle: I am Albert Einstein

Read-Along with Meena Harris: Ambitious Girl

Read-Along with Meena Harris: Ambitious Girl

Read-Along with Chris Kratt: Wild Cats

Read-Along with Chris Kratt: Wild Cats

Read-Along with Sonia Manzano: A Box Full of Kittens

Read-Along with Sonia Manzano: A Box Full of Kittens

Read-Along with Tim Gunn Mary Had a Little Glam

Read-Along with Tim Gunn: Mary Had a Little Glam

Read-Along with Matthew Cordell: Hello, Neighbor! The Kind and Caring World of Mister Rogers

Read-Along with Matthew Cordell: Hello, Neighbor! The Kind and Caring World of Mister Rogers

Read-Along with Princess Daazhraii Johnson: Crane Song

Read-Along with Princess Daazhraii Johnson: Crane Song

Read-Along with Chris Kratt: Wild Dogs and Canines

Read-Along with Chris Kratt: Wild Dogs and Canines

Read-Along with Amanda Gorman: Talking Gets Us There

Read-Along with Amanda Gorman: Talking Gets Us There

Read-Along with Christian Robinson: You Matter

Read-Along with Christian Robinson: You Matter

Read-Along with Wild Kratts Co-creator Martin Kratt: Wild in Africa!

Read-Along with Wild Kratts Co-creator Martin Kratt: Wild in Africa!

Read-Along with Daniel Tiger Creator Angela Santomero: You Are Special, Daniel Tiger!

Read-Along with Daniel Tiger Creator Angela Santomero: You Are Special, Daniel Tiger!

Read-Along with Kristen Bell: Goodnight, Daniel Tiger

Read-Along with Kristen Bell: Goodnight, Daniel Tiger

Read-Along with Pinkalicious Creator Victoria Kann: Pink or Treat

Read-Along with Pinkalicious Creator Victoria Kann: Pink or Treat

Read-Along with Dwyane Wade: Welcome to the Party

Read-Along with Dwyane Wade: Welcome to the Party

Read-Along with Daniel Tiger Creator Angela Santomero: Daniel's New Friend!

Read-Along with Daniel Tiger Creator Angela Santomero: Daniel’s New Friend!

Read-Along with Arthur Creator Marc Brown: Arthur's New Puppy!

Read-Along with Arthur Creator Marc Brown: Arthur’s New Puppy!

Read-Along with Pinkalicious Creator Victoria Kann: Goldilicious

Read-Along with Pinkalicious Creator Victoria Kann: Goldilicious

Read-Along with the Bush Sisters: Sisters First

Read-Along with the Bush Sisters: Sisters First

Read-Along with Carla Hall: My Rainy Day Rocket Ship

Read-Along with Carla Hall: My Rainy Day Rocket Ship

Read-Along with Camila Alves McConaughey: Cantando (Singing) De Colores

Read-Along with Camila Alves McConaughey: Cantando (Singing) De Colores

Read-Along with Pinkalicious Creator Victoria Kann: Tutu-rrific!

Read-Along with Pinkalicious Creator Victoria Kann: Tutu-rrific!

Read-Along with Jen Oxley + Billy Aronson: The Eid al-Adha Adventure!

Read-Along with Jen Oxley + Billy Aronson: The Eid al-Adha Adventure!

Read-Along with Jen Oxley + Billy Aronson: The Lemonade Problem

Read-Along with Jen Oxley + Billy Aronson: The Lemonade Problem

Read-Along with Xavier Riddle Creator Brad Meltzer: I am Harriet Tubman

Read-Along with Xavier Riddle Creator Brad Meltzer: I am Harriet Tubman

Read-Along with Arthur Creator Marc Brown: Arthur's Pet Business

Read-Along with Arthur Creator Marc Brown: Arthur’s Pet Business

Read-Along with Poet Laureate Joy Harjo: Remember

Read-Along with Poet Laureate Joy Harjo: Remember

Read-Along with Scribbles & Ink Creator Ethan Long: Out of the Box

Read-Along with Scribbles & Ink Creator Ethan Long: Out of the Box

Read-Along with Minh Le: Drawn Together

Read-Along with Minh Le: Drawn Together

Read-Along with Misty Copeland: Bunheads

Read-Along with Misty Copeland: Bunheads

Read-Along with Misty Copeland: Peg+Cat: The Pizza Problem!

Read-Along with Misty Copeland: Peg+Cat: The Pizza Problem!

Tips for Encouraging Young Readers

  • Be a reader yourself.
  • Set aside a consistent time each day for reading.
  • Read aloud to your reader.
  • Allow your child to choose books for summer reading.
  • Help your child select books at a comfortable level.
  • For younger children, look at letters and words as you enjoy summer activities.
  • Check out summer programs at your local public library.
  • Read a book together.

Funding for educational programming on CET has been made possible, in part, by a grant from the Charles H. Dater Foundation, the Marge and Charles J. Schott Foundation, and the Maxwell C. Weaver Foundation.

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