Volunteers make everything we do possible. On behalf of the children and families that will benefit from your involvement, THANK YOU for taking the time to learn more about Reading Legacies Storytime!
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In this episode, local author Lakeysha Sowunmi reads the beloved classic, “Are You My Mother?” Lakeysha is the author of the “Apple Leaves” story series, which are great books for learning about friendship, kindness and patience. Learn more about Lakeysha and her awesome books at lakeyshasowunmi.com!
Caroline, an awesome volunteer from The National Charity League Del Sol Chapter reads “Belinda Begins Ballet” by Amy Young. Belinda is a tiny girl… with two extraordinarily big feet! Little Belinda does just fine until the drama teacher casts her as the clown in the talent show. Listen and learn how Belinda follows her heart and discovers her passion for dance.
Meet Sugar, Charger, and local author, Stacy Snyder! Sugar, a miniature horse, and Charger, a wonderful dog, are rescue animals who developed an extraordinary relationship. In this episode, “The Sugar Shack,” we’ll hear about how Sugar settles into her new home and continues to discover love & adventure with her best friend Charger by her side.
Local author Ryen Toft reads her very first children’s book, “Bee A Dreamer!” In this story you’ll meet Bella, a loving friend with a positive spirit. Her best friend, Sam, is a timid but curious giraffe who is destined to discover new things - and herself. With Bella by her side, Sam finds her inner strength and learns how brave and special she really is!
Local author Lauren Freckles and her pals are here to share the story Babbling Beth the Story Chef: And the Berry Awesome Recipe! Thank you, Lauren for sharing your special book with us! Learn more about Lauren and her awesome books at babblingbeth.com.
Meet Savannah, another awesome volunteer from the National Charity League’s Del Sol Chapter! In this episode, Savannah reads “The Tale of Peter Rabbit.” Beatrix Potter is regarded as one of the world’s most cherished children’s authors of all time. We hope you and your little ones enjoy the story of this lovable and mischievous little rabbit.
Jennifer, a Reading Legacies volunteer, will be reading “Sitting Down to Eat” by Bill Harley. What do you do when snack time gets interrupted by an elephant? And then a tiger? How about a big blue whale? In this rhythmic story, the boundaries of a young boy’s patience and hospitality are tested - Just how many animal friends will be sitting down to eat?
Reading Legacies team member, Claire, reads “I Am Perfectly Designed” by Jason and Karamo Brown. This book is an exuberant celebration of loving who you are, exactly as you are. In this empowering ode to modern families, a boy and his father take a joyful walk through the city, sharing memories and discovering all the ways in which they are perfectly designed.