Social Media Posts

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App Promotion
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A new partnership

We’re partnering with @MWFBaz! Make Way for Books is a nonprofit in Southern AZ that promotes early literacy by providing young children with the opportunity to fall in love with books and reading. We’ll be using their app at our library! #makewayforbooksapp#raisingreaders

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App features

The #makewayforbooksapp has tons of features to share with our library patrons. Activities, videos, and most importantly, Read Now books in both English and Spanish that you can read anywhere at any time. #raisingreaders#bilingualbooks

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The Learning Journal

One of the things that our library community loves most about the #makewayforbooksapp is the Learning Journal feature. Keep track of finished books and new vocab words in English or Spanish! #raisingreaders#bilingualbooks

Read Now Book Descriptions
The Girl in the Tree

The Girl in the Tree
When his forest is demolished, a lonely Oak tree finds a friend in a small brave girl with a large heart. The important messages, compelling characters, and unique perspective of this story will have you and your child reading it over and over again. You can read the extraordinary tale The Girl in the Tree by Courtney Gallant, Rosa Meronek, and Katelyn Wildman right now on the Make Way For Books App for free on Google Play and the App Store!
#makewayforbooksapp
#raisingreaders
#concuentoscrecemos

Small Robot Makes a Friend

Small Robot Makes a Friend
How do you make new friends? Small robot is having trouble making friends so she decides to build one out of scraps, but her new friend isn’t what she expected. Award-winning author Jennifer J. Stewart tells the adorable and silly story of what it means to be a good friend. You can read Small Robot Makes a Friend right now on the Make Way For Books App for free on Google Play and the App Store!
#makewayforbooksapp
#raisingreaders
#concuentoscrecemos

Pickle and Polo

Pickle and Polo
Pickle is a puffin. Polo is a polar bear. They both wish that they could be like the other. You will want to read this book about finding the confidence to be who you are with your child again and again. You can read Pickle and Polo by Alessandra de Zubeldia, Noor Elqaq, Samantha Marks and Avery Romano right now on the Make Way For Books App for free on Google Play and the App Store!
#makewayforbooksapp
#raisingreaders
#concuentoscrecemos

Please, Don't Give Me a Hug!

Please, Don’t Give Me a Hug!
How do you and your child show affection? A high five? A coochie-coo? Read along as Judi Moreillon expresses the significance of asking for consent and respecting other people’s boundaries. The important message and adorable watercolor illustrations by Tucson artist Nikki Brzescinski make this story one to treasure. You can read Please, Don’t Give Me a Hug right now on the Make Way For Books App for free on Google Play and the App Store!
#makewayforbooksapp
#raisingreaders
#concuentoscrecemos

Can I Have a Hug?

Can I Have a Hug?
Sabina is nervous about the dark desert night. She knows a hug will make her feel better but for some reason no one will give her one. You and your child will love to read the heartwarming story, Can I Have a Hug? by Danae Pineda right now on the Make Way For Books App for free on Google Play and the App Store!
#makewayforbooksapp
#raisingreaders
#concuentoscrecemos

Not So Big, Not So Bad Wulf

Not So Big, Not So Bad Wulf
You may have heard the story of the Big Bad Wolf in Little Red Riding Hood, but you have never heard the story of his son, Wulf. Wulf is not good at sprinting, lurking or creeping like the other wolves, but he does enjoy flowers. Will Wulf be able to find a friend despite his lack of typical wolf-like qualities? You can read Not So Big, Not So Bad Wulf by Nicole Spivey, Breanna Tsingine, and Onna Begay right now for free on the Make Way For Books App!
#makewayforbooksapp
#raisingreaders
#concuentoscrecemos

The Clever Mouse

The Clever Mouse
Award-winning Arizona author Marianne Mitchell tells the captivating story of Rico and Rocco, the exploring mice. One night, a big house cat captures Rocco. Will the clever Rico be able to rescue his brother? The fun illustrations and adventurous story will have you wanting to share this book with your child time and time again. You can read The Clever Mouse right now on the Make Way For Books App for free on Google Play and the App Store!
#makewayforbooksapp
#raisingreaders
#concuentoscrecemos

The Cutest Baby in the Desert

The Cutest Baby in the Desert
Every parent thinks that their child is the cutest, especially the desert animals in this captivating story. Which desert baby do you think is the cutest? With adorable illustrations from local Tucson artist Lindsey Duel and a heartwarming tale by Tucson author Autumn Ruhe, this story will be sure to delight both you and your child. You can read The Cutest Baby in the Desert right now on the Make Way For Books App for free on Google Play and the App Store!
#makewayforbooksapp
#raisingreaders
#concuentoscrecemos

If You Read To Me

If You Read To Me
Do you like being read to or reading to others? This sweet story by award-winning author Marianne Mitchell expresses the importance of sharing stories out loud. You and your child will enjoy looking at the beautiful images of artist Adela Antoinette as you read this story to each other. You can read If You Read To Me right now on the Make Way For Books App for free on Google Play and the App Store!
#makewayforbooksapp
#raisingreaders
#concuentoscrecemos

All Kinds of Kisses

All Kinds of Kisses
Tucson author TJ Marsh’s adorable book about kisses is sure to bring a smile to you and your child’s faces. What kinds of kisses do you like? Tickly eyelash butterfly kisses? Wet and slobbery puppy dog kisses? You can read All Kinds of Kisses right now on the Make Way For Books App for free on Google Play and the App Store!
#makewayforbooksapp
#raisingreaders
#concuentoscrecemos

The Boring Box

The Boring Box
It’s just a normal, old box… Or is it? You and your child will love using sensory clues (seeing, touching, and listening) to uncover the secret hidden inside the boring box. Tucson writer Fernando González and Frankfurt illustrator Ellen Wagner create a fun mystery with lively illustrations that will have you and your child taking turns guessing what could possibly be in the box. You can read The Boring Box right now on the Make Way For Books App for free on Google Play and the App Store!
#makewayforbooksapp
#raisingreaders
#concuentoscrecemos

Mary Had a Little Lamp

Mary Had a Little Lamp
Local Tucson author Suzannah Herron puts a fun twist on a classic tale. Mary loves her pet, but it’s not a lamb. It’s a small LED lamp that follows her around! The playful rhyming language and expressive artwork make this a wonderful story for you to share with your child again and again. You can read Mary Had a Little Lamp right now on the Make Way For Books App for free on Google Play and the App Store!
#makewayforbooksapp
#raisingreaders
#concuentoscrecemos

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Every month, we add a new Read Now book to the Make Way for Books App.

 

Come back here to find new Read Now social media posts!

Fruit Salad
Get ready to prepare a tasty fruit salad full of all your favorite fruits! Apples! Bananas! Grapes! Kiwis! Mangos! There’s something yummy for everyone to enjoy. Check out Fruit Salad, written by Gaye Gronlund, on the #makewayforbooksapp #raisingreaders

Invisible Hudson

Invisible Hudson
He moves around the house and never leaves a trace, but who is Invisible Hudson? You’ll be turning the pages with anticipation while you and your child have fun guessing who Hudson could be. You can read Invisible Hudson by local Tucson author Julia Shelton right now on the Make Way For Books App for free on Google Play and the App Store!
#makewayforbooksapp
#raisingreaders
#concuentoscrecemos

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Mariah Papaya
What is your least favorite food? Mariah’s least favorite food is fruit. Bananas! Grapes! Apples! She just doesn’t like fruit at all! Until one day she finds something unique in the refrigerator—could it be the perfect fruit for her? Find out by reading Mariah Papaya on the #makewayforbooksapp #raisingreaders

The Tiny Messenger
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The Tiny Messenger
Hummingbirds have a very special job. They bring thoughts and wishes across large distances. Based on a Mayan legend, this story combines the words of Marianne Mitchell and Fernando González with the beautiful artwork of Rachel Wehr to create an unforgettable story. You can read The Tiny Messenger with your child right now on the Make Way For Books App for free on Google Play and the App Store!
#makewayforbooksapp
#raisingreaders
#concuentoscrecemos

Desert Train
Do you and your child love making sounds? Coyote and his friends do, too. You’ll want to join in as local Tucson author Autumn Ruhe brings the animals of the desert to life with fun noises. You can read Desert Train right now on the Make Way For Books App for free on Google Play and the App Store!
#makewayforbooksapp
#raisingreaders
#concuentoscrecemos

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Mildred and Dilred
Sometimes the best way to stop being bored is to tell each other stories, but it’s only fun if the stories are fun. Autumn and Sara ask their grandpa to tell them a story but they’re not impressed. So they decide to tell a story of their own! Read Mildred and Dilred on the #makewayforbooksapp to find out what happens. #raisingreaders

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Out of this World
Have you ever wanted to travel to outer space? Now you can! Join Terra and Al as they explore the solar system. Don’t worry, we’ll all be back in time for dinner. Read Out of this World on the #makewayforbooksapp #raisingreaders

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Five Plump Peas
Learn to count! It’s as easy as 1, 2, 3! But we won’t stop there, there’s more plump peas to count. Check out Five Plump Peas on the #makewayforbooks app #raisingreaders