Storytime Station

It's storytime! Watch as a regional author read their books accompanied by illustrations to entertain young children. These stories can be downloaded and played on a computer, mobile device or tablet to entertain children and even help with reading skills. 

It’s storytime! Watch as a regional authors read their books accompanied by illustrations to entertain young children. These stories can be downloaded and played on a computer, mobile device or tablet to entertain children and even help with reading skills.


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Storytime Station: Jack’s Christmas

In this episode of Storytime Station we feature “Jack’s Christmas” by J. Paige Straley. Straley originally wrote the poem on a December night in 1977 while in college at the University of Florida. The poem was inspired by his memories of growing up on a mountain farm in southern West Virginia.

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Storytime Station: Shelby’s Tea Time

On this episode of Storytime Station we feature “Shelby’s Tea Time” by Dallas L. Dixon. Our reader for this episode is Scott Owens – owner of Taste Full Beans Coffeehouse in downtown Hickory, NC. For more information visit www.dallasldixon.com

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Storytime Station: Shelby’s Surprise

On this episode of Storytime Station we feature “Shelby’s Surprise” by Dallas L. Dixon. Our reader for this episode is Leroy Kennedy – owner of Thistle Dew Nicely Flowers & Gifts in downtown Hickory, NC. For more information visit www.dallasldixon.com

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Storytime Station: Shelby’s Collection Day

On this episode of Storytime Station we feature “Shelby’s Collection Day” by Dallas L. Dixon. Our reader for this episode is Vicki Murray, executive director of Safe Harbor Rescue Mission in Hickory, NC. For more information visit www.dallasldixon.com

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Storytime Station: Shelby’s Shoes

In this episode of Storytime Station we feature “Shelby’s Shoes” by Dallas L. Dixon. Our reader for this episode is the author herself Dallas L. Dixon. For more information visit www.dallasldixon.com

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Storytime Station: Wally the Wayward Sea Turtle

On this episode of Storytime Station we feature “Wally the Wayward Sea Turtle” by Laura Joy Pewitt. Our reader for this episode is Tracy Hall who works with Education Matters of Catawba County. For more information visit www.wallythewaywardseaturtle.com

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Storytime Station: Slowpoke Cowpoke

In this episode of Storytime Station we feature “Slowpoke Cowpoke” by Gary Applegary. Our reader for this episode is Kim Holden who works with the Catawba County Partnership for Children. For more information visit www.catawbakids.com

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Storytime Station: The Lonely Little Sea Shell

On this episode of Storytime Station we feature “The Lonely Little Sea Shell”. Story by Beth Carter, Illustrations by Sara Fox. Our reader for this episode is Brian Smith, a top teacher blogger for Scholastic, Inc. For more information about Brian and his book recommendations please visit his blog at www.scholastic.com/teachers/teaching-ideas/brian-smith

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Storytime Station: Lulu the Snow Goat

On this episode of Storytime Station we feature “The Amazingly True Story of Lulu the Snow Goat”. Story by Joe Sinclair, Illustrations by Sara Fox. Our reader for this episode is Brian Smith, a top teacher blogger for Scholastic, Inc. For more information about Brian and his book recommendations please visit his blog at www.scholastic.com/teachers/teaching-ideas/brian-smith

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Storytime Station: Fang Paste

On this episode of Storytime Station we feature “Fang Paste” – another great story from children’s book author Gary Applegary. Sammy Sidewinder ventures out to McWiggily’s store and learns the value of making a list. For more information on the author visit www.applegary.com or on Facebook.

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