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Share a Story: Beat the Heat Storytime


Did you miss our Storytime at the Farmers Market this week? Don't worry, here's what you missed, plus a few more suggestions to inspire an beat the heat storytime you can do at home. 

From Storytime

Got to dance by Mary-Claire Helldorfer

A young city girl dances away the summertime blues with her grandfather.

Señor Sasquatch wants to relax beside Mr. Blobule's pool without getting wet, but he is thoroughly splashed by the other guests, who then pitch in to dry his "squizzilefied" fur.

Yetis love snow and all things winter, but sometimes they need a dose of summer as well.

When Nick decides to teach his cats to read, Verne is very much interested, especially in books about mice and fish, but Stevenson wants nothing to do with the project--or does he?.

Pie is for sharing by Stephanie Parsley Ledyard

During a Fourth of July picnic, a group of children display how easy it is to share things, including a pie, a jump rope, and a hug.

More Stories to Share

Jabari jumps by Gaia Cornwall

After he passes his swimming test, little Jabari decides he's ready to try jumping off the diving board, but when the big moment arrives, Jabari needs to work up the courage to jump.

One hot summer day by Nina Crews

Relates a child's activities in the heat of a summer day punctuated by a thunderstorm.

Farmer's market day by Shanda Trent

Follows an eager young girl on a trip to the farmers' market with her parents as she contemplates what to buy with the money from her piggy bank.

Rules of summer by Shaun Tan

Two boys explain the occasionally mysterious "rules" they learned over the summer, like never eat the last olive at a party, never ruin a perfect plan, and never give your keys to a stranger.

Pignic by Matt Phelan

A pig experiences adversity but in the end enjoys a perfect summer day. The illustrations capture some great moments of misplaced expectations.

Summer days and nights by Wong Herbert Yee

A little girl enjoys the activities of a warm summer day and night.