Video Messages From Teachers, Staff, and Community Members

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West Street School Teachers Reach Out to Students. Watch all the way to the end!
Videos from Mrs. Kane-Latour, featuring Jester the Dog
West Street School teacher Ms. Kane Latour reads poems from Falling Up, written & illustrated by Shel Silverstein. Special appearance by Jester the dog.
How to Teach Your Dog a Trick with  Mrs. Kane Latour of West Street School, Part One, starring Jester the Dog
How to Teach Your Dog a Trick with  Mrs. Kane Latour of West Street School, Part Two, starring Jester the Dog
Mrs. Kane-Latour of West Street School reads Because of Winn Dixie, Chapter Twowritten by Kate DiCamillo.  Special appearance by Jester the Dog.
Mrs. Kane-Latour of West Street School reads Because of Winn Dixie, Chapters Four & Fivewritten by Kate DiCamillo.  Special appearance by Jester the Dog.
Mrs. Kane-Latour of West Street School reads Because of Winn Dixie, Chapters Eight & Nine,  written by Kate DiCamillo.  Special appearance by Jester the Dog.
Mrs. Kane-Latour of West Street School reads Because of Winn Dixie, Chapter Onewritten by Kate DiCamillo.  Special appearance by Jester the Dog.
Mrs. Kane-Latour of West Street School reads Because of Winn Dixie, Chapter Threewritten by Kate DiCamillo.  Special appearance by Jester the Dog.
Mrs. Kane-Latour of West Street School reads Because of Winn Dixie, Chapters Six & Seven written by Kate DiCamillo.  Special appearance by Jester the Dog.
Mrs. Kane-Latour of West Street School reads Because of Winn Dixie, Chapters Ten & Eleven, written by Kate DiCamillo.  Special appearance by Jester the Dog.
Mrs. Kane-Latour of West Street School reads Pinduli, written  & illustrated by Janell Cannon.  Special appearance by Jester the Dog.
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Stories Read by Teachers & Staff
West Street School teacher Joanne Wall reads The Boy Who Cried Bigfoot, written & illustrated by Scott Magoon, to students. 
West Street School teacher Kristen Rodrigues reads Where the Wild Things Are, written & illustrated by Maurice Sendak, to students 
West Street School principal Joanne Wilson reads I Love You Forever, written by Robert Munsch & illustrated by Sheila McGraw, to students
West Street School teacher Ms. Luna reads The Cat in the Hat, written & illustrated by Dr. Seuss, to students 
Charlton Street School teacher Mrs. Mydlarz reads Whale Gets Stuck, written by Karen Hayes & illustrated by Charles Fudge, to students  
West Street School teacher Ms. Fatava reads The Dot, written & illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds, to students
Mrs. Pratt of West Street School reads How Do Dinosaurs Eat Their Food, written by Jane Yolen & illustrated by Mark Teague, to students
West Street School teacher Ms. Luna reads A Pocket for Corduroy, written & illustrated by Don Freeman, to students
West Street School teacher Mrs. Santiago reads What Do you Do With an Idea, written by Kobi Yamada & illustrated by Mae Besom to students.  
Mr. Santiago from West Street School reads Be Kind, Be Brave, Be You, written by Elizabeth Dennis  Barton and Charles M. Schlutz & illustrated by Scott Jeralds,  to students.  
Mrs. Berthiaume from West Street School reads The Great Fuzz Frenzy, written by Janet Stevens & Susan Stevens Crummel, to students.  
Charlton Street School teacher Ms. Croteau reads Dragons Love Tacos, written by Adam Rubin & illustrated by Daniel Salimieri, to students
Mr. Smolen from West Street Schoolreads Red - A Crayon's Story, written & illustrated by Michael Hall,  to students.  
Mrs. Henry from West Street School reads Pout Pout Fish Goes to School, written by Deborah Diesen & illustrated by Dan Hanna, to students.  
Mrs. Piche of Eastford Road School reads Click Clack Moo Cows That Type by Doreen Cronin and illustrated by Betsy Lewin
West Street School teacher Mrs. Keane reads Maybe, written by Kobi Yamada & illustrated by Gabriella Barouch, to students.  Special appearance by Aurora the cat.
Charlton Street Elementary School teacher Mrs. Croteau reads Secret Pizza Party, written by Adam Rubin & illustrated by Daniel Salmieri
West Street School's Mr. Hill reads The Invisible Boy,  written by Trudy Ludwig & illustrated by Patrice Barton
Mrs. Hill of West Street School reads The Little Red Hen, as illustrated by Lucinda McQueen. Author Unknown: First Collected by Mary Mapes Dodge in 1874 for the St. Nicholas Magazine
Mrs. McDowell of West Street School reads What Will I Do Without You  written by Sally Grindley & illustrated by Penny Dann
Eastford Road School Principal Mrs.Skrzypczak reads Strega Nona,  written & illustrated by Tomie DePaola
Eastford Road School Assistant Principal Mrs. Stella reads Those Shoes,  written by Maribeth Boelts & illustrated by Norah Z. Jones
Eastford Road School teacher Ms. Fernandez reads The Man With Bad Manners,  written by Idries Shah & illustrated by Rose Mary Santiago 
Eastford Road School teacher Ms. Ladner reads How to Train a Train, written by Jason Carter Easton & illustrated by John Rocco
Ms. Tallis of West Street School reads A Chair For My Mother, written and illustrated by Vera B. Williams/
Mrs. Ethier of West Street School reads Sheila Rae the Brave, written & illustrated by Kevin Henkes
Miss T of Eastford Road School Reads The Big Race, Written & Illustrated by David Barrow
Mrs. D of Eastford Road School Reads Goldi Rocks and the Three Bears, Written by Beth Coulton & illustrated by Corey Rosen Schwartz
Miss W. of Eastford Road School Reads When Sophie Gets Angry - Really, Really Angry, Written & Illustrated by Molly Bang
Miss W. of Eastford Road School Reads Click Clack Moo, Cows That Type, Written by Doreen Cronin & Illustrated by Betsy Lewin
Miss W. of Eastford Road School Reads There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed Some Books, Written by Lucille Colandro & Illustrated by Jared Lee
Charlton Street School teacher Ms. Pontbriand reads On Meadow Street, written & illustrated by Henry Cole, to students.
Miss B. of Eastford Road School Reads Sheep in a Shop, written by Nancy A. Shaw & illustrated by Margot Apple. Special appearance by Ollie the Dog
Miss B. of Eastford Road School reads I Don't Want to Be a Pea, written by Ann Bonwill and illustrated by Simon Ricketry
Miss B. of Eastford Road School Reads You Will Be My Friend, written & illustrated by Peter Brown. Special appearance by Tessie the Dog
Mrs. Payne reads I Can Do Hard Things written by Gabi Garcia and illustrated by Charity Russell
Mrs. Weinheimer of West Street SchoolReads Spooky Hour Read written by Tony Mitton & illustrated by Guy Parker-Rees
Mrs. Tetreault of West Street School Reads Who Took The Cookies from the Cookie Jar written by Bonnie Lass & Philomena Sturges, illustrated by Ashley Wolff
Miss R. of Eastford Road School Reads Giraffe Problems, written by Jory John & illustrated by Lane Smith
Mrs. Schofield  of West Street School Reads If You Give a Mouse a Cookie, written by Laura Numeroff & illustrated by Felicia Bond
Mrs. Schofield of West Street School Reads If You Give a Cat A Cupcake, written by Laura Numeroff & illustrated by Felicia Bond
Mrs. Schofield of West Street School Reads If You Give a Dog A Donut, written by Laura Numeroff & illustrated by Felicia Bond
Mrs. Fatava of West Street School reads Pickle Things, written & illustrated by Marc Brown.
Mrs. Santiago of West Street School reads What Do You Do With a Problem written by Kobi Yamada & illustrated by Mae Besom
Mrs. Fatava of West Street School reads Did I ever Tell You How Lucky You Are, written & illustrated by Dr. Seuss
Mrs. Luna of West Street School reads There's No Place Like Space, revised edition, written by Trish Rabe & illustrated by Aristides Ruiz
Mrs. Briggs of West StreetSchool reads I Love You Stinky Face, written by Lisa McCarthy & illustrated by Cyd Moore. Special appearance by Alfalfa John the Cat.
Mrs. Hill of West Street School reads Little Red Rhyming Hood, by Sue Fleiss & illustrated by Petros Bouloubasis
Mrs. Fatava of West Street School reads Walt Disney's Bambi Friends of the Forest, a Little Golden Book
Si le das una galletita a un raton, Leído por Sra. Rivera. Por Laura Numeroff y ilustrado por Felicia Bond
Amigos Generosos, Leído por Sra. Vargas. Por Sabrina Herreros y ilustrado por Kristin Sorra
Mrs. Sullivan of West Street School reads Knufflebunny, written & illustrated by Mo Willems
Mrs. Pratt of West Street School reads Chimps Don't Wear Glasses, written by Laura Numeroff & Illustrated by Joe Mathieu
Mrs. Ethier of West Street School reads The Three Grumpies, written by Tamra Wight & illustrated by Rose Collins
Mr. Smolen reads The Guardians of Childhood, Book 1, Chapter 1, written by William Joyce & Laura Geringer. Illustrated by William Joyce
Mr. Smolen reads The Guardians of Childhood, Book 1, Chapters 3 & 4, written by William Joyce & Laura Geringer. Illustrated by William Joyce
Mr. Smolen reads The Guardians of Childhood, Book 1, Chapters 6 - 8, written by William Joyce & Laura Geringer. Illustrated by William Joyce
Mr. Smolen reads The Guardians of Childhood, Book 1, Chapter 10, written by William Joyce & Laura Geringer. Illustrated by William Joyce
Mr. Smolen reads The Guardians of Childhood, Book 1, Chapter 2, written by William Joyce & Laura Geringer. Illustrated by William Joyce
Mr. Smolen reads The Guardians of Childhood, Book 1, Chapter 5, written by William Joyce & Laura Geringer. Illustrated by William Joyce
Mr. Smolen reads The Guardians of Childhood, Book 1, Chapter 9, written by William Joyce & Laura Geringer. Illustrated by William Joyce
Mr. Smolen reads The Guardians of Childhood, Book 1, Chapters 11 & 12, written by William Joyce & Laura Geringer. Illustrated by William Joyce
Stories and Videos By Community Members
Jacob Edwards Library Children's Librarian Liz Gendreau reads It's Okay to be Different, written & illustrated by Todd Parr AND Love The World, also written & illustrated by Todd Parr.
Southbridge Police Officer Witherspoon, a school resource officer, reads Where The Wild Things Are, written & illustrated by Maurice Sendak, to students.  
Jacob Edwards Library Children's Librarian Liz Gendreau reads Ish, written & illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds
Jacob Edwards Library Children's Librarian Liz Gendreau reads The Princess and the Petri Dish, written by Sue Fliess & illustrated by Petros Bouloubasis
Southbridge Fire Chief Paul Normandin reads a book to students about the job of a firefighter and what firefighters do for the community.
Southbridge Police Department Sergeant Salisbury reads three books to local kids: 
Toto The Tornado KittenYou Are Here for a Reason,  and The Invisible Boy. 
Southbridge Fire Fighter Gary Peck reads Big Frank's Fire Truck, written by Leslie McGuire & illustrated by Joe Mathieu. Special appearance by Sparky the fire dog. 
Ms. Liz of Jacob Edwards Library reads Harry the Dirty Dog, written by Gene Zion & illustrated by Margaret Bloy Graham. First presented on Facebook Live.
Southbridge Police Officer Witherspoon reads Russell the Sheep, written & illustrated by Rob Scotten. First presented on Facebook Live.
Officer Witherspoon of the Southbridge Police Department reads Oh Toto, Where Did You Go? Written by Jonathan Hall & illustrated by Carol Ruzicka. First presented on Facebook Live.

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