King Elementary School Read Alouds

A King Connections Special Edition- Volume VI

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Dear King Families

Volume VI of our Read Aloud Special Editions is here with SEVEN new stories!! We hope you enjoy. Also check out the wonderful new links I have added below of authors, celebrities and even astronauts reading great books!

In honor of Poetry Month last month, I am including my King acrostic poem. If any students would like to submit theirs for publication, email them to me at

Virtually Yours,

The King Team!

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Live Read Alouds and Activities from Children's Authors and Illustrators! Livros lidos e atividades de autores e illustradores! Libros leídos y actividades en vivo de autores e ilustradores!

Other educators, as well as celebrities and even the authors themselves, have offered some read-aloud gems for kids of all ages to enjoy. Here are just a few:

  • R.J. Palacio, author of Wonder, has a read-aloud of the first chapter available on YouTube.
  • Josh Gad, the voice of “Olaf” from the Disney Frozen movies, is reading books aloud on his Twitter feed.
  • Country star and Imagination Library founder Dolly Parton is hosting a “Goodnight with * Dolly” story time on the Imagination Library Facebook page, Thursday nights.
  • We Are Teachers put together the great, big list of more than 50 authors doing online read-alouds of their books and other activities.
  • YouTube channel Storyline Online has tons of celebrities doing read-alouds, from Betty White to Rami Malek to Oprah.
  • Nonprofit Unite for Literacy offers read-alouds in both fiction and nonfiction in multiple languages.
  • KidLitTV offers both video and podcast read-alouds.
  • NASA astronauts are doing Storytime from Space.
Penguin Flies Home, read by Ms. Deschenes
Ms.Buckley reads "I Am Going!"
The GREEDY TRIANGLE, read by Ms. Stillman
Ms Carr Reading, Madeleine!
Mrs. B reads The True Story of the Three Little Pigs
Ms. Davis and Ms. Maria Luiza read Moon Bear's Dream by Frank Ash in both English and Portuguese!
Little Blue and Little Yellow