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January 26, 2021 | 11:00 AM CST


Willow the Water Bear


LIVE: Willow the Water Bear

Join us for the first Story Time From Space LIVE reading from the International Space Station! Read along with astronaut Shannon Walker as we follow the extreme adventures of Willow the Water Bear.

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The Rhino Who Swallowed a Storm

Written by: LeVar Burton and Susan Schaefer Bernardo

When little Mica Mouse is scared by thunder booming outside her cozy home, Papa Mouse reaches for just the right story to comfort her. Hugging her close, he begins to read The Rhino Who Swallowed a Storm. In this poetic book-within-a-book, a happy little rhinoceros is overwhelmed by a storm that sweeps away everything he loves.

In his first children’s book, longtime Reading Rainbow host LeVar Burton gives us an engaging resource to help children express their feelings and navigate through difficult experiences. The “Take a Deeper Look” page at the end of the book even provides discussion questions to facilitate a healing dialogue.