Bedtime Stories

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Cover of book, Happy Dreamer
While the world tells us to sit still, to follow the rules, and to color inside the lines, Happy Dreamer celebrates all those moments in between when the mind and spirit soar and we are free to become our own true dreamer maximus!
- Read by Mr. Adkins
Image of book Princesses Wear Pants
Princesses Wear Pants by Peter H. Reynolds
Read by Dr. Mia Lakes
Princesses Wear Pants follows the unflappable Princess Penelope Pineapple, who knows how to get the job done while staying true to herself.
Grandma's Purse by Vanessa Brantley-Newton
Read by Mrs. Julie Jones
When Grandma Mimi comes to visit, she always brings warm hugs, sweet treats…and her purse. You never know what she’ll have in there–fancy jewelry, tokens from around the world, or something special just for her granddaughter. It might look like a normal bag from the outside, but Mimi and her granddaughter know that it’s pure magic!
Grandma's Purse
How Do Dinosaurs Say Good Night? by Jane Yolen
Read by Mr. John Frey
In a few simple lines of verse on each spread, fathers and mothers are ready to put their youngsters to bed. But in this book, the youngsters are a wide variety of dinosaurs. And how do dinosaurs say good night?

Filled with wonderful detail and humor, children and their parents will love the expressions and antics of the eleven different dinosaur children depicted here, and each species is spelled out somewhere in the young dinosaur's bedroom. In the end, young dinosaurs behave a lot like people do: They give a big kiss, turn out the light, tuck in their tails, and whisper "good night."
A Night Out with Mama by Quvenzhane Wallis
Read by Dr. Mia Lakes
From Academy Award-nominated actress Quvenzhané Wallis comes a story about glitz, glamour, and the most important thing of all—family. A very talented little girl has a very special night ahead of her. A night where she’ll get to wear a new dress in the most beautiful shade of blue with shoes that match it perfectly. 
Be You by Peter H. Reynolds
Read by Dr. Mia Lakes
Be curious...Be adventurous...Be brave...BE YOU! Discover a joyful reminder of the ways that every child is unique and special, from the beloved creator of The Dot, Happy Dreamer, and New York Times bestseller, The Word Collector. 
It Takes a Village by Hillary Clinton
Read by  Mrs. Julie Jones
It Takes a Village tells the heartwarming and universal story of a diverse community coming together to make a difference. All kinds of people working together, playing together, and living together in harmony makes a better village and many villages coming together can make a better world. Together we can build a better life for one another. Together we can change our world.
Wash Your Hands by Tony Ross
Read by Mr. John Frey
When the little princess hears about the germs and nasties living all around her, she understands the importance of washing her hands a lot.
The Koala Who Could by Rachel Bright
Read by Mrs. Julie Jones
Sometimes a little change can open your world to BIG possibilities.... Kevin the koala loves every day to be the same, where it's snug and safe. But when change happens, will Kevin learn all the joys that come with trying something new?