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Summer Support: Virtual Read Aloud Series

Published: 6/4/2021 8:19 AM

​Our virtual read aloud series offers opportunities to enjoy hearing a story read by a guest. Guest readers will include leaders from the KDE, Kentucky high school graduates, as well as authors. 

New videos will be added to the top of the page over the course of the summer!


Swimmy Read Aloud

Professional Storyteller Mary Hamilton reading Swimmy by Leo Lionni
Mary Hamilton
Date Added: 6/4/2021

Who's in a Family? Read Aloud
Professional Storyteller Mary Hamilton reading Who's in a Family? by Robert Skutch
Mary Hamilton
Date Added: 6/4/2021

Good Night Gorilla Read Aloud
Professional Storyteller Mary Hamilton reading Good Night, Gorilla by Peggy Rathmann
Mary Hamilton 
Date Added: 6/4/2021


The Man Who Lived in a Hollow Tree Read Aloud

Anne Shelby reading her book The Man Who Lived in a Hollow Tree 
Anne Shelby 
Date Added: 6/1/2021

The Someday House Read Aloud
Anne Shelby reading her book The Someday House
Anne Shelby 
Date Added: 6/1/2021

Potluck Read Aloud
Anne Shelby reading her book Potluck 
Anne Shelby 
Date Added: 6/1/2021


Anne Shelby reading her book We Keep a Store
Anne Shelby 
Date Added: 6/1/2021

Yolantha Pace Reads Skin Again

Professional Storyteller Yolantha Pace Reading Skin Again by bell hooks 
Yolantha Pace
Date Added: 5/28/2021

Yolantha Pace Reads Something Beautiful
Professional Storyteller Yontha Pace Reading Something Beautiful by Sharon Dennis Wyeth
Yolantha Pace
Date Added: 5/28/2021

Yolantha Pace Reading Nana Upstairs & Nana Downstairs
Professional Storyteller Yolantha Pace Reading Nana Upstairs & Nana Downstairs by Tomie dePaola
Yolantha Pace
Date Added: 5/28/2021

Brother and Sister Authors Reading their Book Midway Dreams
David Shew
Rhonda Shew Orttenburger
Date Added: 6/18/2020


Demarion Johnson Reading The Lion and the Mouse by Gail Herman

Demarion Johnson

Graduate of Mason County High School & Senior at Asbury University

Date Added: 6/12/2020


Hannah Edelen reading Oh the Places You'll Go! by Dr. Seuss

Hannah Edelen Reading Oh the Places You'll Go! by Dr. Seuss

Hannah Edelen

Graduate of Washington County High School & Northern Kentucky University

Date Added: 6/12/2020



Toni Konz Tatman Reading Aloud All by Myself by Mercer Mayer
Toni Konz Tatman Reading All by Myself by Mercer Mayer
Toni Konz Tatman, Interim Director of Communications
Office of the Commissioner
Date Added: 5/15/2020


Karen Dodd Reading Guess How Much I Love You by Sam McBratney
Karen W. Dodd, PMP, Chief Performance Officer
Office of the Commissioner
Strategic Planning & Research
Date Added: 5/15/2020


Karen Dodd Reading A Squirrel’s Tale by Richard Fowler
Karen W. Dodd, PMP, Chief Performance Officer
Office of the Commissioner
Strategic Planning & Research
Date Added: 5/15/2020


Britainy Beshear reading aloud Thundercake
Kentucky First Lady Britainy Beshear Reading Thundercake by Patricia Polacco
Date Added: 5/14/2020


Robin Kinney Reading The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle

Robin Kinney Reading The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
Robin Fields Kenny, Associate Commissioner
Office of Finance & Operations
Kentucky Department of Education
Date Added: 5/14/2020


Rob Akers Reads Corduroy
Rob Akers Reading Corduroy by Don Freeman
Rob Akers, Associate Commissioner
Office of Educator Licensure & Effectiveness
Kentucky Department of Education
Date Added: 5/12/2020


Please e-mail the ELA team with any questions.


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