Small, but Mighty Preschool Storytime

This week’s story time was all about how being small and different can make someone mighty!  

Books

Blue Penguin by Petr Horáek

Rejected by his fellow penguins because of his unusual color, minimal diving, and jumping skills, Blue Penguin begins to sing in his loneliness and wonders if he will be able to convince the others that he is one of them.

Bulldozer Helps Out by Candace Fleming and Eric Rohmann

Bulldozer proves that he can help on the construction site
 

Morris Mole by Dan Vaccarino

Food is running short so Morris’s big brothers dig down deeper, but Morris tries digging up instead and discovers a beautiful new place, filled with delicious treats and new friends.

Tacky the Penguin by Helen Lester

Tacky the penguin does not fit in with his sleek and graceful companions, but his odd behavior comes in handy when hunters come with maps and traps.

 

FlannelBoard

Film

 Edda: a Little Valkyrie’s First Day of School based on the book by Adam Auerbach

Edda, the littlest Valkyrie, leaves the magical land of Asgard to attend school in hopes of making a friend her own age, but feels like an outcast until she finds her courage and learns that being different makes her special.

Continue the Fun!

Penguins: Preschool Storytime
Pets Behaving Badly ~ Preschool Storytime

Jane Gov

Jane is a Youth Services Librarian at Pasadena Central Library. She purchases YA books for the library system and maintains the teen booklist, online resources, and webpages. She oversees Teen & YA programs including Summer Reading, Advisory Board, Zine, book reviewers, and volunteers. She also conducts a few kids events and storytimes. Jane is a contributor to VOYA Magazine and a YALSA Board member. A majority of her free time is spent with her corgi Lord Tyrion of Pasadena. She tweets as @missjanegov.

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