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Monthly Read Alouds

About the Read Alouds

Each month, Dr. Quinn, Dr. Polychronakos and Mr. Coniglione will read a book to elementary school students based on that month's character pillar. The overall theme, "Choose Kindness, Be Mindful" is incorporated into the books that have been chosen for each read aloud.

Additionally, there are certain days of each month that Comsewogue will participate in to spread awareness of these character pillars. For example, February 7th is Heart Health Day, where everyone is encouraged to wear red.

Read Aloud Videos

In September, the book "In My Heart" (written by Jo Witek and illustrated by Christine Roussey) was chosen to represent Self-Awareness. You can watch the read aloud video for September here.

In October, the book "Enemy Pie" (written by Derek Munson and illustrated by Tara Calahan King) was chosen to represent Respect. You can watch the read aloud video for October here.

In November, the book "Maddi's Fridge" (written by Lois Brandt and illustrated by Vin Vogel) was chosen to represent Citizenship. You can watch the read aloud video for November here.

In December, the book "A Sick Day for Amos McGee" (written by Philip Stead and illustrated by Erin Stead) was chosen to represent Caring. You can watch the read aloud video for December here.

In January, we will read "My Mouth is a Volcano," written by Julia Cook and illustrated by Carrie Hartman. This book represents Self-Control.