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.

Resources for Parents
You can Read-Along!

Miss Winnie’s Read-Alongs

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

PBS Kids Read-Alongs

Read-Along with Amanda Gorman: Talking Gets Us There

Read-Along with Amanda Gorman: Talking Gets Us There

Read-Along with Michelle Obama: Giraffe Problems / The Bear Ate Your Sandwich

Read-Along with Michelle Obama: Giraffe Problems / The Bear Ate Your Sandwich

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 Tad Hills: Rocket the Brave!

Read-Along with Tad Hills: Rocket the Brave!

Read-Along with Marley Dias: Visiting Day

Read-Along with Marley Dias: Visiting Day

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 Michelle Obama: There's a Dragon in Your Book

Read-Along with Michelle Obama: There’s a Dragon in Your Book

Read-Along with Christian Robinson: Last Stop on Market Street

Read-Along with Christian Robinson: Last Stop on Market Street

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 Boris Kodjoe and Nicole Ari Parker: Firebird / Ganz Toll! / So Much!

Read-Along with Boris Kodjoe and Nicole Ari Parker: Firebird / Ganz Toll!/So Much!

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.