Oregon Reads Aloud: A Collection of 25 Children's Stories by Oregon Authors and Illustrators

Oregon Reads Aloud: A Collection of 25 Children's Stories by Oregon Authors and Illustrators

by SMART Reading


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Oregon Reads Aloud is a collection of twenty-five read-aloud stories for children, written and illustrated by Oregon authors and illustrators.

The twenty-five stories in Oregon Reads Aloud are a celebration of all things Oregon, including a great food cart feud, the dance of the Chapman Swifts, the creation of Oregon’s mountain ranges, and a legendary African American cowboy at the Pendleton Round-up.

The book is a tribute to twenty-five years of SMART (Start Making a Reader Today) Reading work empowering Oregon children for reading and learning success. Oregon Reads Aloud proudly features the state’s rich trove of talent within the children’s literary community.

The contributing authors and artists are: Dale Basye,
Estela Bernal,
Carmen Bernier-Grand,
Kate Berube,
Suan Blackaby,
Susan Boase,
Addie Boswell,
Cathy Camper,
Curtis Chen,
Nancy Coffelt,
Carolyn Conahan,
Judy Cox,
Mark Fearing,
Carolyn Garcia,
Elizabeth Goss,
Kim Griswell,
Barbara Herkert,
Robin Herrera,
Debbie Hocking,
David Hohn,
Barb Kerley,
Robin Kerr,
Amber Keyser,
Eric Kimmel,
Bart King,
Jane Kirkpatrick,
Gesine Kratzner,
Mike Lawrence,
Trudy Ludwig,
Damien Macalino,
Helena Macalino,
Abigail Marble,
Natalie Metzger,
Lisa Munroff,
Wendy Myers,
Gina Ochsner,
Brian Parker,
Valarie Pearce,
Dawn Prochovnic,
Doug Roy,
Elizabeth Rusch,
Linda Dalal Sawaya,
Heidi Schulz,
Stephanie Shaw,
Cathy Stever,
Sonja Thomas,
Katy Towell,
Zoey Abbot Wagner, and
Johanna Wright.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781513263151
Publisher: Graphic Arts Center Publishing Company
Publication date: 04/28/2020
Pages: 102
Sales rank: 1,249,630
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.28(d)
Age Range: 5 - 8 Years

About the Author

SMART Reading is a nationally recognized, statewide nonprofit organization with a network of volunteers, educators, donors, and advocates across Oregon working together to empower children for more successful futures through books and reading. Since 1992, SMART Reading has engaged more than 118,000 volunteers to help 180,000 Oregon students build their reading skills and self-confidence, and has given these children 2.3 million books to keep and read with their families.

In 2014, the US Library of Congress awarded SMART Reading the American Prize for Literacy, presented annually to an organization that has made a significant and measurable contribution to increasing literacy levels or the national awareness of the importance of literacy.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Sara Gets SMART by Jane Kirkpatrick, illustrated by Melissa Delzio

Go, Bikes, Go! written & illustrated by Addie Boswell

First Day Jitters by Dawn Babb Prochovnic, illustrated by Abigail Marble

Will and the Piper by Kim T. Griswell, illustrated by Lisa Mundorff

Have Spacesuit, Will Travel by Curtis C. Chen, illustrated by Natalie Metzger

Where is My Mami? by Carmen T. Bernier-Grand, illustrated by Robin Kerr

Dear Bigfoot by Robin Herrera, illustrated by Katy Towell

Kira’s Imagineering by Sonja Thomas, illustrated by Elizabeth Goss

Meshmesh on Wheels by Cathy Camper, illustrated by Linda Dalal Sawaya

The Legend of the Mountains’ Quarrel by Damien & Heléna Macalino, illustrated by Doug Roy

Raccoon’s Tooth written & illustrated by Nancy Coffelt

The Camp Cook by Susan Blackaby illustrated by David Hohn

Lionel and Pip by Stephanie Shaw, illustrated by Susan Boase

A Bucket Full of Dreams by Valarie Pearce, illustrated by Brian Parker

Diary of a Volcano by Elizabeth Rusch, illustrated by Mark Fearing

Something Fishy by Trudy Ludwig, illustrated by Cathy Stever

George Fletcher: The People’s Champion by Amber J. Keyser, illustrated by Wendy Myers

Mount Tabor: Home of Ardi the Squirrel by Estela Bernal, illustrated by Deborah Hocking

The Day the Puddles Stomped Back by Heidi Schulz, illustrated by Gesine Krätzner

Old as Clouds, Wise as Wind by Gina Ochsner, illustrated by Mike Lawrence

Moon Song by Barbara Herkert, illustrated by Johanna Wright

Paw-sitively Yummy by Bart King, illustrated by Carolyn Conahan

Kip and the Great Food Cart Feud by Dale E. Basye, illustrated by Carolyn Garcia

A Really Good Present for Dad by Barbara Kerley, illustrated by Carolyn Conahan

Serafina’s Tree by Judy Cox, illustrated by Zoey Abbott Wagner

Waffles by Eric A. Kimmel, illustrated by Kate Berube

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