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This is a delightfully funny story about a zombie who loves nothing more than growing, cooking, and eating vegetables. Tomatoes? Tantalizing. Peppers? Pure perfection! The problem? Mo’s parents insist that their niño eat only zombie cuisine, like arm-panadas and finger foods. They tell Mo over and over that zombies don’t eat veggies. But Mo can’t imagine a lifetime of just eating zombie food and giving up his veggies. As he questions his own zombie identity, Mo tries his best to convince his parents to give peas a chance.

  • Written by: Megan and Jorge Lacera
  • Illustrated by: Jorge Lacera
  • Published by: Children's Book Press
  • Read by: Jaime Camil
  • Suggested grade level: K - 3rd
  • Run time: 8 minutes

 

Read by: Kevin Costner & Jillian Estell

Marcenia Lyle loved baseball! She would do anything to win a position at a baseball summer camp sponsored by the St. Louis Cardinals, including overcoming her families disapproval and the coashes objections to let a girl play, which in 1930 was a big deal. Cathching the Moon is a story of the girl who grew up to become the first woman to play for an all-male baseball team.Truely an inspiring story of her courage tto dream and determination to succeed.

Hey Teachers, Students and Parents or Guardians! Storyline online is a wonderful site that has famous actors reading books outloud with sweet animation taken from the books. One of my favorites is As Fast As Words Could Fly.

 Young Mason Steele takes pride in turning his father’s excited ramblings about the latest civil rights incidents into handwritten business letters. One day Pa comes home with a gift from his civil rights group: a typewriter. Thrilled with the present, Mason spends all his spare time teaching himself to type. Soon he knows where every letter on the keyboardis located. When the civil rights group wins a school desegregation case, Mason learns that now he will be attending a formerly all-white high school. Despite his fears and injustice from the students and faculty, Mason perseveres. He does well in school—especially in his typing class. And when he competes in the county typing tournament, Mason decides to take a stand, using his skills to triumph over prejudice and break racial barriers.

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