Live Read-Alouds for Families, Teachers, and Children


This week’s read-aloud features “Sit In: How Four Friends Stood Up by Sitting Down” by Andrea Pinkney. (photocourtesy of Brave and Kind Books)

Looking to educate and engage your family or young students in Black History Month while promoting literacy? The search is over, as the SEA and KDP leaders from GSU “share children’s books about key figures and momentous events in Black history. Live read-alouds will be conducted six times throughout the month of February and can be viewed on the SEA/KDP Facebook page.

This week’s read-aloud is on Feb. 14 at 4 pm and features the book “Sit In: How Four Friends Stood Up by Sitting DOwn” by Andrea Davis Pinkney and is recommended for people 6 and up.

This month’s schedule has readings on Feb. 17 at 6:30 pm, Feb 18 at 2 pm, Feb. 24 at 3 pm, and Feb. 25 at 5 pm. Each read-aloud features a different book and is suited for different age groups, so to pick up a book to read along or to see which story suits your family best, check the events tab on the SEA/KDP Facebook page.

Listen to the read-aloud or even get your own book in advance to follow along. This is open to anyone – invite family, friends, and teachers!