Episode 9: Robots
A robot is any machine that can complete specific tasks. Can you think of any robots you have at home or at school?
Read Book: Doug Unplugged by Dan Yaccarino, 2013
Young robot, Doug, is supposed to get smart by staying plugged in, but his adventurous spirit leads him away from the plug to learn from the world around him.
New Book: Bitty Bot by Tim McCanna, 2016
Like a human child Bitty Bot is not tired and does not want to power down for the night. Can his space adventure keep him awake?
Episode 8: Languages
A language is a system of sounds used for communicating with others. What language do you speak every day? Do you know how to speak any other languages?
Read Book: Runny Babbit, Shel Silverstein, 2005
Runny Babbit and his friends are normal animal kids, except they speak in their own silly language!
New Book: Du Iz Tak, Carson Ellis, 2016
Enter a world of bugs and plants where each creature speaks its own language, yet somehow they all understand each other.
Diane Everett is an adjunct instructor in the Department of World Languages and Cultures at Fredonia State University. She enjoys dance, pilates, word games with family, and Harry Potter.