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Pride: The Story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag - Read Aloud Picture Book | Brightly Storytime

Ms. Linda reads a moving and empowering true story for young readers that traces the life of the Gay Pride Flag, from its beginnings in 1978 with social activist Harvey Milk and designer Gilbert…

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Mice Twice read by Ty Burrell

Mice Twice is written and illustrated by Joseph Low and read by Ty Burrell. Cat and Miss Mouse become involved in a round of uneasy hospitality when Miss Mouse accepts Cat’s dinner invitation.…

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Rent Party Jazz read by Viola Davis

Rent Party Jazz is written by William Miller, illustrated by Charlotte Riley-Webb and read by Viola Davis. This story is set in New Orleans in the 1930s. Sonny and his mother are scraping by to pay…

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Please Please the Bees read by Rashida Jones

Please Please the Bees is written and illustrated by Gerald Kelley and read by Rashida Jones. Life is sweet for Benedict. Every morning he wakes up to find jars of fresh honey on his back porch. He…

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The House That Jane Built read by Kiernan Shipka

The House That Jane Built is written by Tanya Lee Stone, illustrated by Kathryn Brown and read by Kiernan Shipka. This is the story of Jane Addams, the first American woman to receive the Nobel Peace…

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A Tale of Two Beasts read by Sarah Silverman

A Tale of Two Beasts written and illustrated by Fiona Roberton and read by Sarah Silverman. There are two sides to every story. In Part One, a little girl finds a strange beast in the woods and…

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No More Noisy Nights read by Tony Hale

No More Noisy Nights is written by Holly L. Niner, illustrated by Guy Wolek and read by Tony Hale. Who is making so much noise and how will Jackson ever get to sleep? Despite some silly, sleepy…

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The Case of the Missing Carrot Cake read by Wanda Sykes

The Case of the Missing Carrot Cake is written by Robin Newman, illustrated by Deborah Zemke and read by Wanda Sykes. When crime happens, especially when food goes missing on Ed’s farm, Wilcox…

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The Tale of Peter Rabbit read by Rose Byrne

The Tale of Peter Rabbit is written and illustrated by Beatrix Potter and read by Rose Byrne. The quintessential cautionary tale, The Tale of Peter Rabbit warns naughty children about the grave…

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Here Comes the Garbage Barge read by Justin Theroux

Here Comes the Garbage Barge is written by Jonah Winter, illustrated by Red Nose Studio and read by Justin Theroux. Before everyone recycled…there was a town that had 3,168 tons of garbage and…

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The Kissing Hand read by Barbara Bain

The Kissing Hand is written by Audrey Penn, illustrated by Ruth E. Harper and Nancy M. Leak and read by Barbara Bain. School is starting in the forest, but Chester Raccoon does not want to go. To…

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Catching the Moon read by Kevin Costner and Jillian Estell

Catching the Moon: The Story of a Young Girl's Baseball Dream is written by Crystal Hubbard, illustrated by Randy DuBurke and read by Kevin Costner and Jillian Estell. If there was anything in…

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Quackenstein Hatches a Family read by Kristen Bell

Quackenstein Hatches a Family is written by Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen, illustrated by Brian T. Jones and read by Kristen Bell. Crack open this tale of family and fright, as cute as it is creepy. All…

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Clark the Shark Read by Chris Pine

Clark The Shark is written by Bruce Hale, illustrated by Guy Francis and read by Chris Pine. Clark is a shark with zing, bang, and boom. Clark zooms into school, crashes through the classroom, and is…

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Carla's Sandwich read by Allison Janney

Carla's Sandwich is written by Debbie Herman, illustrated by Sheila Bailey and read by Allison Janney. When Carla brings weird sandwiches to school, her classmates have plenty to say about them.…

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Arnie the Doughnut read by Chris O'Dowd

Arnie the Doughnut is written and illustrated by Laurie Keller and read by Chris O'Dowd. At first glance, Arnie looks like an average doughnut - round, cakey, iced and sprinkled, with a hole in…

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