Read Across Monrovia Virtual Storytelling


Improving literacy in our community.

Special thanks to:
Home of Monrovia’s KGEM-TV

Hooray for Books! by Brian Won read by Annette Simpson

Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse by Kevin Henkes read by Joann Wallace

The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis, read by Sam Wright

Dr. Seuss “Hooray for Diffendoofer Day” read by Joanne Spring

Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, read by Michael Scott

The Junkyard Wonders by Patricia Polacco , read by Jim Wigton

My Father’s Dragon by Ruth Stiles Gannett and Ruth Chrisman Gannett, read by Diana Rafeedlie-Nofal

Holes by Louis Sachar, read by Jennifer Anderson

Corduroy by Don Freeman, read by Jonathan Rodriquez

The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle , read by Sue Kaiser

I Was So MAD by Mercer Mayer, read by Jonathan Rodriguez

My Lucky Day by Keiko Kasza, read by Fil Lujan

The Talking Eggs by Robert D. San Souci and Jerry Pinkney, read by Betty Thomas

All for Pie, Pie for All by David Martin, read by Annie Van Dyke

Put Me in the Zoo by Robert Lopshire, read by Xochitl Flores

The Rabbit Listened by Cori Doerrfeld, read by Jordan Bejjani

Dogs by Emily Gravett, read by Kristine Ashley

Lulu and Clementine: Slobbers and Drools by Tania Torres, read by Kristine Ashley

The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein, read by John Russell

Every Thing On It by Shel Silverstein, read by Andrew Cooper

If You Decide to Go to the Moon by Faith McNulty, read by Rudy Bryan

The Day the Crayons Came Home by Drew Daywalt and Oliver Jeffers, read by Judy Schaeffler

My Big Dog by Janet Stevens and Susan Stevens Crummel, read by Mrs. Platt

Sophia Valdez Future Prez by Janet Stevens and Susan Stevens Crummel, read by Melissa Taylor

The Value of Believing in Yourself by Spencer Johnson and Steve Pilegg, read by Betty McWilliams

Super Grandpa by David Schwartz and Bert Dodson, read by Ann Freeman

The Berenstain Bears by Stan Berenstain and Jan Berenstain, read by Diane Gonzales

Dragons Love Tacos by Adam Rubin and Daniel Salmieri, read by Gina Ammon

Los Seis Deseos de la Jirafa by Alma Flor Ada, read by Ms. Monica

The Oldest Student: How Mary Walker Learned to Read by Rita Lorraine Hubbard and Oge Mora, read by Maritza Travanti

Sixteen Cows by Lisa Wheeler and Kurt Cyrus, read by Dylan Feik

Madeline Finn and the Library Dog by Lisa Papp, read by Melanie Anderson

Madeline Finn and the Shelter Dog by Lisa Papp, read by Melanie Anderson

Miguel y la Gran Armonia by Matt de la Peña and Ana Ramírez, read by David Palomares

My Teacher is a Monster by Peter Brown, read by Kaitlin Mui

Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes by James Dean and Eric Litwin, read by Kaitlin Mui

Pretzel (Curious George) by Margret Rey and H. A. Rey, read by Rayden

The Perfect Pumpkin Pie by Denys Cazet, read by Greg Van Dyke

The Undefeated by Kwame Alexander and Kadir Nelson, read by Ralph Walker

Weird Little Robots by Carolyn Crimi and Corinna Luyken, read by Mia Rodriguez and Katherine Valverde

The Master and The Laborer: Nazar the brave by Hovannes Toumanian, read by Dr. Katherine Thorossian

The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson, read by Jack Johansing

Henry and Buccaneer Bunnies by Carolyn Crimi and John Manders, read by Annette Simpson

All the World by Liz Garton Scanlon and Marla Frazee, read by Peter Hoffman