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Super Why! Previous Broadcasts

The Banana Mystery (Episode #307H)

PBS Kids: Wed, Apr 26, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

Pig's lemonade stand is sabotaged when someone keeps taking his lemons-but who is it? To solve Pig's mystery, the Super Readers take a trip into the book The Jungle Mystery where a search for Monkey's missing bananas takes them on a wild ride. They find clues, follow signs, and analyze evidence to solve the mystery just in time for Monkey to bake banana bread for a special celebration. Educational Objectives: To learn to observe and consider clues together to find an answer. Kids will play with the alphabet and identify the letters B, A, and N, find rhymes with -AIL words, and use opposite words to change the story.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Wed, Apr 26, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

The Princess Who Loved Mud (Episode #322H)

KQED 9: Wed, Apr 26, 2017 -- 12:00 PM

Pig's big brothers are building houses with their blocks, but Pig wants to build something different. To solve this problem, the Super Readers jump into the musical book The Princess Who Loved Mud, where they meet Princess Reece. She'd rather jump in the mud than have tea parties and dance, but the other princesses don't like mud at all. The Super Readers will have to help Princess Reece find a way to be herself while playing with her friends. Educational Objectives: To learn that it's okay for kids to be unique and play in their own way. Kids will sing the alphabet and identify the letters D, I, R, and T. They'll practice the magic of spelling and learn the word UNIQUE. Then they'll use the power to read to change the story and save the day.

The Banana Mystery (Episode #307H)

PBS Kids: Wed, Apr 26, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

Pig's lemonade stand is sabotaged when someone keeps taking his lemons-but who is it? To solve Pig's mystery, the Super Readers take a trip into the book The Jungle Mystery where a search for Monkey's missing bananas takes them on a wild ride. They find clues, follow signs, and analyze evidence to solve the mystery just in time for Monkey to bake banana bread for a special celebration. Educational Objectives: To learn to observe and consider clues together to find an answer. Kids will play with the alphabet and identify the letters B, A, and N, find rhymes with -AIL words, and use opposite words to change the story.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Wed, Apr 26, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

The Mixed Up Story (Episode #305H)

PBS Kids: Tue, Apr 25, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

Baby Joy is so excited that her babysitter Goldilocks is reading her A Day with Farmer Fred, but when she shakes the book and says "again! Again!" some important words fall right out and onto the floor. Goldilocks scoops them up but they're all out of order. The Super Readers jump into Baby Joy's book where they help sort out the scrambled story and get Fred's life on the farm back in order. Educational Objectives: To learn that changing the order of words changes the meaning of a sentence. Kids will learn the meaning of the word "order." They'll switch some words to make the story make sense and use the power to read to change the story and save the day. Educational Objectives: To learn to uses strategies like remembering and going back to solve mysteries. Kids will practice the alphabet and identify the letters D, P, and T. They'll rhyme -OW words and use the power to read to help the Super Readers change the story and save the day.

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  • PBS Kids: Tue, Apr 25, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

The Sheep Who Lost Little Bo Peep (Episode #321H)

KQED 9: Tue, Apr 25, 2017 -- 12:00 PM

Whyatt and his puppy Woofster have a playdate with Wolfy, but they can't find him anywhere. What should he do? To answer this question, the Super Readers jump into the book The Sheep Who Lost Little Bo Peep where they meet two silly little sheep who can't find their Bo Peep. The Super Readers use their super powers to help the sheep and Bo Peep find each other. Educational Objectives: To learn the strategy of staying in one place when separated from the group. Kids will practice the alphabet and identify the letters B, A, L, O, and N, learn what the word ECHO means, play with the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to solve the problem and save the day.

The Mixed Up Story (Episode #305H)

PBS Kids: Tue, Apr 25, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

Baby Joy is so excited that her babysitter Goldilocks is reading her A Day with Farmer Fred, but when she shakes the book and says "again! Again!" some important words fall right out and onto the floor. Goldilocks scoops them up but they're all out of order. The Super Readers jump into Baby Joy's book where they help sort out the scrambled story and get Fred's life on the farm back in order. Educational Objectives: To learn that changing the order of words changes the meaning of a sentence. Kids will learn the meaning of the word "order." They'll switch some words to make the story make sense and use the power to read to change the story and save the day. Educational Objectives: To learn to uses strategies like remembering and going back to solve mysteries. Kids will practice the alphabet and identify the letters D, P, and T. They'll rhyme -OW words and use the power to read to help the Super Readers change the story and save the day.

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  • PBS Kids: Tue, Apr 25, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

Roxie's Missing Music Book (Episode #306H)

PBS Kids: Mon, Apr 24, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

Whyatt can't wait to show his new comic book to his friends, so when it goes missing they all jump into the book Roxie's Missing Music Box to solve the mystery. Inside the book, they help singer and musician Roxie remember and retrace her steps to find her missing book of music just in time for her performance. Educational Objectives: To learn to uses strategies like remembering and going back to solve mysteries. Kids will practice the alphabet and identify the letters D, P, and T. They'll rhyme -OW words and use the power to read to help the Super Readers change the story and save the day.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Apr 24, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

Tilden The Caterpillar (Episode #319H)

KQED 9: Mon, Apr 24, 2017 -- 12:00 PM

Princess Pea has found a cocoon in her yard and can't wait for it to turn into a butterfly, but it's taking so long! To find out why, the Super Readers jump into the e-book Tilden the Caterpillar where they meet a little caterpillar in a big hurry. They'll have to help him prepare to transform into a butterfly. Educational Objectives: To learn that it's hard to be patient, but it's worth the wait. Kids will play with the alphabet and identify the letters L, E, A, and F. They'll practice the magic of spelling and use the power to read to change the story and save the day.

Roxie's Missing Music Book (Episode #306H)

PBS Kids: Mon, Apr 24, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

Whyatt can't wait to show his new comic book to his friends, so when it goes missing they all jump into the book Roxie's Missing Music Box to solve the mystery. Inside the book, they help singer and musician Roxie remember and retrace her steps to find her missing book of music just in time for her performance. Educational Objectives: To learn to uses strategies like remembering and going back to solve mysteries. Kids will practice the alphabet and identify the letters D, P, and T. They'll rhyme -OW words and use the power to read to help the Super Readers change the story and save the day.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Apr 24, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

The Story of the Super Readers (Episode #301H)

PBS Kids: Sun, Apr 23, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

When the Super Duper Computer calls Whyatt and the Super Readers to the Book Club, they're surprised to jump into a book about themselves: The Story of the Super Readers. Inside the book, floating letters lead Whyatt to new friends Pig, Red, and Princess Pea. Together they use their shared love of letters and words to foil the Big Bad Wolf's plans to blow EVERYTHING down and find that they're Super Heroes and Super Readers. Educational Objectives: To learn the history of the Super Readers. Kids will build the alphabet, identify the letters S, T, O, and P, find words that rhyme with WEB, practice spelling, and use the power to read to change the story and save the day.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Apr 23, 2017 -- 10:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Apr 23, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

Galileo's Space Adventure (Episode #215H)

PBS Kids: Sat, Apr 22, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

Princess glimpses a flash of light while the friends are learning about space. What could it be? The super readers blast off into the tale Galileo's Space Adventure and investigate the solar system with a young astronaut seeking to rescue his beloved teddy bear named Houston. Will the super readers be able to assist, or will Houston have a problem? Educational Objectives: To learn about our solar system. Preschoolers will play with the alphabet, celebrate spelling, learn what the words 'asteroid belt' mean, and use the power to read to change the story.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sat, Apr 22, 2017 -- 10:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Apr 22, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

The Rhyming Carnival (Episode #304H)

PBS Kids: Fri, Apr 21, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

Red wants to show Whyatt a trick with her new toy, but she can't make it spin and it keeps dropping. To solve her problem, the Super Readers jump into the book The Rhyming Carnival where they meet Aidan, a boy who wants to win a stuffed purple porcupine at the carnival midway. The Super Readers help Aidan slow down so that he can find the rhyming words he needs to win the prize. Educational Objectives: To learn to slow down and keep trying when you're frustrated. Kids will practice rhyming -IG, -OP, -IN, and -AT words. They'll learn the meaning of the word TOSS and use the power to read to change the story and save the day.

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  • PBS Kids: Fri, Apr 21, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

Attack of More Man! (Episode #318H)

KQED 9: Fri, Apr 21, 2017 -- 12:00 PM

Red is headed to the park and wants to bring all of her toys, but she can't hold them all and keeps dropping the whole pile. She doesn't know what to do. The Super Readers jump into the comic book Attack of More Man where they find a town's Fun Day Festival in chaos because the mysterious More Man keeps adding Ss to everything and making a mess. The Super Readers must use their super powers to clean it up and return the fun to Fun Day. Educational Objectives: To learn that more isn't always better. Kids will look at words to identify the Ss that make them plural and then remove the Ss. They'll use the power to read to change the story and save the day.

The Rhyming Carnival (Episode #304H)

PBS Kids: Fri, Apr 21, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

Red wants to show Whyatt a trick with her new toy, but she can't make it spin and it keeps dropping. To solve her problem, the Super Readers jump into the book The Rhyming Carnival where they meet Aidan, a boy who wants to win a stuffed purple porcupine at the carnival midway. The Super Readers help Aidan slow down so that he can find the rhyming words he needs to win the prize. Educational Objectives: To learn to slow down and keep trying when you're frustrated. Kids will practice rhyming -IG, -OP, -IN, and -AT words. They'll learn the meaning of the word TOSS and use the power to read to change the story and save the day.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Fri, Apr 21, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

The Silly Word Play (Episode #303H)

PBS Kids: Thu, Apr 20, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

Ed wants to show Whyatt a trick with her new toy, but she can't make it spin and it keeps dropping. To solve her problem, the Super Readers jump into the book The Rhyming Carnival where they meet Aidan, a boy who wants to win a stuffed purple porcupine at the carnival midway. The Super Readers help Aidan slow down so that he can find the rhyming words he needs to win the prize. Educational Objectives: To learn to slow down and keep trying when you're frustrated. Kids will practice rhyming -IG, -OP, -IN, and -AT words. They'll learn the meaning of the word TOSS and use the power to read to change the story and save the day.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Thu, Apr 20, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

Mathis' Book of Why (Episode #317H)

KQED 9: Thu, Apr 20, 2017 -- 12:00 PM

Pig and Princess are scanning the sky for rainbows, but they can't find any and they don't know why. This is a super big problem and to solve it The Super Readers jump into the book Mathis' Book of Why. There they meet Mathis, a curious kid who loves to ask WHY? He introduces them to a singing cloud, sun, and rainbow they can ask WHY? for themselves and find the answer. Educational Objectives: To learn to look for answers in books. Kids will play with the alphabet and identify the letters J, E, and T. They'll use the power to read to choose just the right word to change the story and save the day.

The Silly Word Play (Episode #303H)

PBS Kids: Thu, Apr 20, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

Ed wants to show Whyatt a trick with her new toy, but she can't make it spin and it keeps dropping. To solve her problem, the Super Readers jump into the book The Rhyming Carnival where they meet Aidan, a boy who wants to win a stuffed purple porcupine at the carnival midway. The Super Readers help Aidan slow down so that he can find the rhyming words he needs to win the prize. Educational Objectives: To learn to slow down and keep trying when you're frustrated. Kids will practice rhyming -IG, -OP, -IN, and -AT words. They'll learn the meaning of the word TOSS and use the power to read to change the story and save the day.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Thu, Apr 20, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

The Alphabet's Sad Day (Episode #302H)

PBS Kids: Wed, Apr 19, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

Pig should be excited to get to help his big brothers build their brick house, but he's sad because he feels like he's not really helping. To find an answer to his question of what to do, the Super Readers Jump into the book The Alphabet's Sad Day where they show the sad letters in the Alphabet just how important they are for both making sounds and making WORDS! Educational Objectives: To learn that even small things like letters and little pigs can make things when they help each other. Kids will practice the alphabet and identify the letters B, R, I, D, G, and E, and learn what the word IMPORTANT means. They'll use the power to read to change the story.

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  • PBS Kids: Wed, Apr 19, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

The Three Bears Go Camping (Episode #316H)

KQED 9: Wed, Apr 19, 2017 -- 12:00 PM

Whyatt and Pig want to play camp out, but they can't agree on where to put their tent. To solve this problem, the Super Readers jump into the book The Three Bears Go Camping. They meet Papa Bear, Mama Bear, and Baby Bear as they set out to hike through the woods but can't agree on the right trail. The Super Readers must work together to help everyone find a way to agree. Educational Objectives: To learn that everyone is happier when we compromise. Kids will practice the alphabet and identify the letters W, P, and C in an upper- and lower-case matching game. They'll practice the magic of spelling, learn the word COMPROMISE, and use the power to read to save the day.

The Alphabet's Sad Day (Episode #302H)

PBS Kids: Wed, Apr 19, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

Pig should be excited to get to help his big brothers build their brick house, but he's sad because he feels like he's not really helping. To find an answer to his question of what to do, the Super Readers Jump into the book The Alphabet's Sad Day where they show the sad letters in the Alphabet just how important they are for both making sounds and making WORDS! Educational Objectives: To learn that even small things like letters and little pigs can make things when they help each other. Kids will practice the alphabet and identify the letters B, R, I, D, G, and E, and learn what the word IMPORTANT means. They'll use the power to read to change the story.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Wed, Apr 19, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

The Story of the Super Readers (Episode #301H)

PBS Kids: Tue, Apr 18, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

When the Super Duper Computer calls Whyatt and the Super Readers to the Book Club, they're surprised to jump into a book about themselves: The Story of the Super Readers. Inside the book, floating letters lead Whyatt to new friends Pig, Red, and Princess Pea. Together they use their shared love of letters and words to foil the Big Bad Wolf's plans to blow EVERYTHING down and find that they're Super Heroes and Super Readers. Educational Objectives: To learn the history of the Super Readers. Kids will build the alphabet, identify the letters S, T, O, and P, find words that rhyme with WEB, practice spelling, and use the power to read to change the story and save the day.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Apr 23, 2017 -- 10:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Apr 23, 2017 -- 2:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Apr 18, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

Landon's Circus Adventure (Episode #315H)

KQED 9: Tue, Apr 18, 2017 -- 12:00 PM

Princess Pea wants to try out the bouncy castle at the Storybrook Village carnival, but she's scared to climb up so high. To solve her problem, the Super Readers jump into the e-book Landon's Circus Adventure where they meet Landon, a nervous kid acrobat performing in the circus for the first time. The Super Readers help Landon overcome his fears and achieve his dreams. Educational Objectives: To learn that scary things can be easier with friends. Kids will practice the alphabet and match upper- and lower-case letters, learn the meaning of the word TERRIFIED, rhyme -IP words, and use the power to read to change the story and solve one more really big problem.

The Story of the Super Readers (Episode #301H)

PBS Kids: Tue, Apr 18, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

When the Super Duper Computer calls Whyatt and the Super Readers to the Book Club, they're surprised to jump into a book about themselves: The Story of the Super Readers. Inside the book, floating letters lead Whyatt to new friends Pig, Red, and Princess Pea. Together they use their shared love of letters and words to foil the Big Bad Wolf's plans to blow EVERYTHING down and find that they're Super Heroes and Super Readers. Educational Objectives: To learn the history of the Super Readers. Kids will build the alphabet, identify the letters S, T, O, and P, find words that rhyme with WEB, practice spelling, and use the power to read to change the story and save the day.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Apr 23, 2017 -- 10:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Apr 23, 2017 -- 2:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Apr 18, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

Galileo's Space Adventure (Episode #215H)

PBS Kids: Mon, Apr 17, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

Princess glimpses a flash of light while the friends are learning about space. What could it be? The super readers blast off into the tale Galileo's Space Adventure and investigate the solar system with a young astronaut seeking to rescue his beloved teddy bear named Houston. Will the super readers be able to assist, or will Houston have a problem? Educational Objectives: To learn about our solar system. Preschoolers will play with the alphabet, celebrate spelling, learn what the words 'asteroid belt' mean, and use the power to read to change the story.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sat, Apr 22, 2017 -- 10:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Apr 22, 2017 -- 2:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Mon, Apr 17, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

Super Puppy Saves The Day (Episode #313H)

KQED 9: Mon, Apr 17, 2017 -- 12:00 PM

After hearing the story of Super Puppy, Whyatt's puppy Woofster really wants to meet his hero, but Whyatt can't help because he doesn't know who Super Puppy is. This is a really big problem, so the Super Readers jump into the book Super Puppy to find the answer. There, they find themselves in Woofster's hometown of Puppy Town, some very little puppies are in big trouble. It's up to Woofster and the Super Readers to use their super powers to save the puppies and find out the true identify of Super Puppy. Educational Objectives: To learn that anyone can be a hero. Kids will use the alphabet to follow a map, learn the word TREACHEROUS, practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to change the story and save the day.

Galileo's Space Adventure (Episode #215H)

PBS Kids: Mon, Apr 17, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

Princess glimpses a flash of light while the friends are learning about space. What could it be? The super readers blast off into the tale Galileo's Space Adventure and investigate the solar system with a young astronaut seeking to rescue his beloved teddy bear named Houston. Will the super readers be able to assist, or will Houston have a problem? Educational Objectives: To learn about our solar system. Preschoolers will play with the alphabet, celebrate spelling, learn what the words 'asteroid belt' mean, and use the power to read to change the story.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sat, Apr 22, 2017 -- 10:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Apr 22, 2017 -- 2:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Mon, Apr 17, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

Zora's Art Adventure (Episode #213H)

PBS Kids: Sun, Apr 16, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

It's art class at school, but Pig's mind is as blank as his paper! What can he paint? The super readers venture into A Magical Art Adventure and join Zora, a young artist looking for ideas. Together, Zora and the literacy superheroes explore a magical art museum where the paintings take on a life of their own! Educational Objectives: To learn about the art world. Preschoolers will play with the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling, learn what the words "art museum" mean, and use the power to read to change the story.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Apr 16, 2017 -- 10:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Apr 16, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

The Adventures of Math-A-Million (Episode #211H)

PBS Kids: Sat, Apr 15, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

It's math class at school, and Pig is having a big problem...a math problem! To find a solution, the super readers accompany a math superhero as he confronts a series of arithmetic emergencies. Will the super readers figure out a way to make Math Boy's problems as easy as 1, 2, 3? Educational Objectives: To learn some basic math skills. Along the way, kids will build the alphabet and identify the letters A, P, P, L, E, S. They'll also rhyme with INE words, learn what the word "math" means, and use the power to read to change the story.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sat, Apr 15, 2017 -- 10:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Apr 15, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

Around The World Adventure (Episode #214H)

PBS Kids: Fri, Apr 14, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

With the help of their teacher, Whyatt and his friends have contacted a girl from another school over the computer but they wonder where she lives. The super readers take a trip around the world with a wacky explorer name Wigglesbottom who is on the hunt for his friend Sophie. Will they be able to help Wigglesbottom find his friend, or will they be destined to travel the globe indefinitely? Educational Objectives: To learn about Geography. Kids will catch the alphabet and identify the letters R, O, P, E, as well as practice the magic of spelling, understand what the word "quicksand" means, and use the power to read to change the story.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Fri, Apr 14, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

Where's Woofster? (Episode #312H)

KQED 9: Fri, Apr 14, 2017 -- 12:00 PM

Whyatt's puppy Woofster clearly wants to play a game with Whyatt and his friend Princess, but they can't figure out what game he wants to play. To find the answer to this really big question, the Super Readers jump into the book Where's Woofster? where they find themselves in Puppy Land, but they can't find Woofster. The Super Readers have to use their super powers to find Woofster so that they can find the answer. Educational Objectives: To look closely--and keep looking--for things that are hidden. Kids will practice the alphabet and identify the letters W, O, G, B, A, O, and S and rhyme -AIN words. They'll use the power to read to try out different words to change the story and find the answer!

Around The World Adventure (Episode #214H)

PBS Kids: Fri, Apr 14, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

With the help of their teacher, Whyatt and his friends have contacted a girl from another school over the computer but they wonder where she lives. The super readers take a trip around the world with a wacky explorer name Wigglesbottom who is on the hunt for his friend Sophie. Will they be able to help Wigglesbottom find his friend, or will they be destined to travel the globe indefinitely? Educational Objectives: To learn about Geography. Kids will catch the alphabet and identify the letters R, O, P, E, as well as practice the magic of spelling, understand what the word "quicksand" means, and use the power to read to change the story.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Fri, Apr 14, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

Zora's Art Adventure (Episode #213H)

PBS Kids: Thu, Apr 13, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

It's art class at school, but Pig's mind is as blank as his paper! What can he paint? The super readers venture into A Magical Art Adventure and join Zora, a young artist looking for ideas. Together, Zora and the literacy superheroes explore a magical art museum where the paintings take on a life of their own! Educational Objectives: To learn about the art world. Preschoolers will play with the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling, learn what the words "art museum" mean, and use the power to read to change the story.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Apr 16, 2017 -- 10:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Apr 16, 2017 -- 2:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Apr 13, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

The Pupp-Athon (Episode #311H)

KQED 9: Thu, Apr 13, 2017 -- 12:00 PM

Whyatt wants to show everyone at the Storybrook Village talent show how smart his puppy Woofster is, but Woofster keeps getting distracted when he's supposed to be jumping through his hoop. The Super Readers jump into the book The Pupp-a-thon and meet Serena, a puppy who's having a hard time focusing on her big day at the obstacle race due to a distracting butterfly. The Super Readers use their super powers to help Serena get back on track. Educational Objectives: To learn to overcome distractions by concentrating. Kids will build the alphabet and identify the letters J, U, M, and P. They'll learn the word DISTRACTED, practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to change the story and save the day.

Zora's Art Adventure (Episode #213H)

PBS Kids: Thu, Apr 13, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

It's art class at school, but Pig's mind is as blank as his paper! What can he paint? The super readers venture into A Magical Art Adventure and join Zora, a young artist looking for ideas. Together, Zora and the literacy superheroes explore a magical art museum where the paintings take on a life of their own! Educational Objectives: To learn about the art world. Preschoolers will play with the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling, learn what the words "art museum" mean, and use the power to read to change the story.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Apr 16, 2017 -- 10:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Apr 16, 2017 -- 2:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Apr 13, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

Monty's Adventures In Music Town (Episode #212H)

PBS Kids: Wed, Apr 12, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

And a 1, and a 2 and a 1, 2, 3! The kids are playing in the school band, but Red doesn't know what instrument to play! The super readers soar into the book Monty's Adventures in Music Town and meet a loveable monster named Monty who has the very same problem. Will the super readers be able to help Monty pick an instrument before the big show, or will their efforts fall flat? Educational Objectives: To learn some basic music concepts. Young viewers will catch the alphabet, rhyme with OW words, find out what the word "woodwind" means, and use the power to read to change the story.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Wed, Apr 12, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

The Unhappy Puppy (Episode #310H)

KQED 9: Wed, Apr 12, 2017 -- 12:00 PM

Whyatt's puppy Woofster gets lonely when Whyatt goes to school and that's a super big problem. So, Whyatt and the Super Readers jump into the book The Unhappy Puppy, where they meet lonely puppy Checkers. The Super Readers use their super powers to help Checkers find some friends and solve the problem of Woofster's loneliness, too. Educational Objectives: To learn that having friends can make anyone feel happier. Kids will build the alphabet and identify the letters P, U, and Y. They'll learn some new words, rhyme with ARK, and use opposite words to change the story and solve the problem.

Monty's Adventures In Music Town (Episode #212H)

PBS Kids: Wed, Apr 12, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

And a 1, and a 2 and a 1, 2, 3! The kids are playing in the school band, but Red doesn't know what instrument to play! The super readers soar into the book Monty's Adventures in Music Town and meet a loveable monster named Monty who has the very same problem. Will the super readers be able to help Monty pick an instrument before the big show, or will their efforts fall flat? Educational Objectives: To learn some basic music concepts. Young viewers will catch the alphabet, rhyme with OW words, find out what the word "woodwind" means, and use the power to read to change the story.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Wed, Apr 12, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

The Adventures of Math-A-Million (Episode #211H)

PBS Kids: Tue, Apr 11, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

It's math class at school, and Pig is having a big problem...a math problem! To find a solution, the super readers accompany a math superhero as he confronts a series of arithmetic emergencies. Will the super readers figure out a way to make Math Boy's problems as easy as 1, 2, 3? Educational Objectives: To learn some basic math skills. Along the way, kids will build the alphabet and identify the letters A, P, P, L, E, S. They'll also rhyme with INE words, learn what the word "math" means, and use the power to read to change the story.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sat, Apr 15, 2017 -- 10:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Apr 15, 2017 -- 2:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Apr 11, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

The Cowgirl Mystery (Episode #309H)

KQED 9: Tue, Apr 11, 2017 -- 12:00 PM

Whyatt's family members are too busy to play his board game with him, but when he goes to put the game away, it's gone! To solve the mystery of where the game went, the Super Readers jump into the book The Cowgirl Mystery. There, they meet Cowgirl Hazel whose plans for a picnic with her horse Buttercup keep getting foiled. The Super Readers help Hazel find out who is behind this mystery. Educational Objectives: To remember details and gather evidence to find answers. Kids will practice the alphabet and identify the letters R, A, M, and P. They'll use their memory skills to help the Super Readers choose the right words to change the story and save the day.

The Adventures of Math-A-Million (Episode #211H)

PBS Kids: Tue, Apr 11, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

It's math class at school, and Pig is having a big problem...a math problem! To find a solution, the super readers accompany a math superhero as he confronts a series of arithmetic emergencies. Will the super readers figure out a way to make Math Boy's problems as easy as 1, 2, 3? Educational Objectives: To learn some basic math skills. Along the way, kids will build the alphabet and identify the letters A, P, P, L, E, S. They'll also rhyme with INE words, learn what the word "math" means, and use the power to read to change the story.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sat, Apr 15, 2017 -- 10:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Apr 15, 2017 -- 2:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Apr 11, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

The Great Robot Race (Episode #210H)

PBS Kids: Mon, Apr 10, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

Ready...steady...splat! Whyatt and his puppy want to win the porridge race, but the bowl of breakfast cereal keeps falling off the puppy's back. This is a super MESSY problem! The reading friends visit The Great Robot Race and encounter a boy named Bradbury who is determined to help his robo-doggie to win a race too! Both Bradbury and the super readers will have to use a little creative problem solving to help robo-doggie zoom to the head of the pack! Educational Objectives: To learn about innovation, experiment with the alphabet and rhyme with ING words. Preschoolers will also learn what the word "fins" means and use the power to read to change the story.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Apr 10, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

The Underwater Lost Treasure (Episode #308H)

KQED 9: Mon, Apr 10, 2017 -- 12:00 PM

Pig has almost finished his puzzle when he realizes that the last piece is missing. To solve the mystery of the missing puzzle piece, the Super Readers jump into the book The Under Water Lost Treasure where they meet a treasure-hunting Starfish who needs help. The Super Readers help her to observe and look closely at clues to find just the right treasure. Educational Objectives: To learn to look carefully to find missing things. Kids will practice the alphabet and identify the letters F, L, O, A, and T. They'll rhyme -OW words and use opposite words to change the story and solve the mysteries for both Pig and Starfish.

The Great Robot Race (Episode #210H)

PBS Kids: Mon, Apr 10, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

Ready...steady...splat! Whyatt and his puppy want to win the porridge race, but the bowl of breakfast cereal keeps falling off the puppy's back. This is a super MESSY problem! The reading friends visit The Great Robot Race and encounter a boy named Bradbury who is determined to help his robo-doggie to win a race too! Both Bradbury and the super readers will have to use a little creative problem solving to help robo-doggie zoom to the head of the pack! Educational Objectives: To learn about innovation, experiment with the alphabet and rhyme with ING words. Preschoolers will also learn what the word "fins" means and use the power to read to change the story.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Apr 10, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

Princess Gwennie Saves The Day (Episode #209H)

PBS Kids: Sun, Apr 9, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

Princess Pea is feeling dramatic (as usual) and she and Red are staging a play. Princess is pretending she's a queen but Red doesn't know what to be! The super readers fly into the story of a princess with a silly sense of humor and a big job to do. They help Gwennie use her talents to save the day, and Red discovers her own special gifts. Educational Objectives: To learn about medieval times. Kids will sing the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling, learn what the word "harp" means and use the power to read to change the story.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Apr 9, 2017 -- 10:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Apr 9, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

Baby Dino's Big Discovery (Episode #208H)

PBS Kids: Sat, Apr 8, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

ROAR! Pig invited his friends over to play dinosaurs, but Whyatt can't figure out which toy dinosaur he has. So he super readers soar into Baby Dino's Big Discovery where they lend a hand to a baby dinosaur searching for his mommy. They'll need to look closely to figure out what kind of dinosaur Baby Dino is...and be careful to avoid being eaten while they do! Educational Objectives: To learn about dinosaurs, follow the alphabet, rhyme with ANT words, find out what the words "herbivore" and "carnivore" mean, and use the power to read to change the story.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sat, Apr 8, 2017 -- 10:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Apr 8, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

The Great Robot Race (Episode #210H)

PBS Kids: Fri, Apr 7, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

Ready...steady...splat! Whyatt and his puppy want to win the porridge race, but the bowl of breakfast cereal keeps falling off the puppy's back. This is a super MESSY problem! The reading friends visit The Great Robot Race and encounter a boy named Bradbury who is determined to help his robo-doggie to win a race too! Both Bradbury and the super readers will have to use a little creative problem solving to help robo-doggie zoom to the head of the pack! Educational Objectives: To learn about innovation, experiment with the alphabet and rhyme with ING words. Preschoolers will also learn what the word "fins" means and use the power to read to change the story.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Apr 10, 2017 -- 10:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Apr 7, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

The Banana Mystery (Episode #307H)

KQED 9: Fri, Apr 7, 2017 -- 12:00 PM

Pig's lemonade stand is sabotaged when someone keeps taking his lemons-but who is it? To solve Pig's mystery, the Super Readers take a trip into the book The Jungle Mystery where a search for Monkey's missing bananas takes them on a wild ride. They find clues, follow signs, and analyze evidence to solve the mystery just in time for Monkey to bake banana bread for a special celebration. Educational Objectives: To learn to observe and consider clues together to find an answer. Kids will play with the alphabet and identify the letters B, A, and N, find rhymes with -AIL words, and use opposite words to change the story.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Wed, Apr 26, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

The Great Robot Race (Episode #210H)

PBS Kids: Fri, Apr 7, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

Ready...steady...splat! Whyatt and his puppy want to win the porridge race, but the bowl of breakfast cereal keeps falling off the puppy's back. This is a super MESSY problem! The reading friends visit The Great Robot Race and encounter a boy named Bradbury who is determined to help his robo-doggie to win a race too! Both Bradbury and the super readers will have to use a little creative problem solving to help robo-doggie zoom to the head of the pack! Educational Objectives: To learn about innovation, experiment with the alphabet and rhyme with ING words. Preschoolers will also learn what the word "fins" means and use the power to read to change the story.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Apr 10, 2017 -- 10:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Apr 7, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

Princess Gwennie Saves The Day (Episode #209H)

PBS Kids: Thu, Apr 6, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

Princess Pea is feeling dramatic (as usual) and she and Red are staging a play. Princess is pretending she's a queen but Red doesn't know what to be! The super readers fly into the story of a princess with a silly sense of humor and a big job to do. They help Gwennie use her talents to save the day, and Red discovers her own special gifts. Educational Objectives: To learn about medieval times. Kids will sing the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling, learn what the word "harp" means and use the power to read to change the story.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Apr 9, 2017 -- 10:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Apr 9, 2017 -- 2:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Apr 6, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

Roxie's Missing Music Book (Episode #306H)

KQED 9: Thu, Apr 6, 2017 -- 12:00 PM

Whyatt can't wait to show his new comic book to his friends, so when it goes missing they all jump into the book Roxie's Missing Music Box to solve the mystery. Inside the book, they help singer and musician Roxie remember and retrace her steps to find her missing book of music just in time for her performance. Educational Objectives: To learn to uses strategies like remembering and going back to solve mysteries. Kids will practice the alphabet and identify the letters D, P, and T. They'll rhyme -OW words and use the power to read to help the Super Readers change the story and save the day.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Apr 24, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

Princess Gwennie Saves The Day (Episode #209H)

PBS Kids: Thu, Apr 6, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

Princess Pea is feeling dramatic (as usual) and she and Red are staging a play. Princess is pretending she's a queen but Red doesn't know what to be! The super readers fly into the story of a princess with a silly sense of humor and a big job to do. They help Gwennie use her talents to save the day, and Red discovers her own special gifts. Educational Objectives: To learn about medieval times. Kids will sing the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling, learn what the word "harp" means and use the power to read to change the story.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Apr 9, 2017 -- 10:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Apr 9, 2017 -- 2:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Apr 6, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

Baby Dino's Big Discovery (Episode #208H)

PBS Kids: Wed, Apr 5, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

ROAR! Pig invited his friends over to play dinosaurs, but Whyatt can't figure out which toy dinosaur he has. So he super readers soar into Baby Dino's Big Discovery where they lend a hand to a baby dinosaur searching for his mommy. They'll need to look closely to figure out what kind of dinosaur Baby Dino is...and be careful to avoid being eaten while they do! Educational Objectives: To learn about dinosaurs, follow the alphabet, rhyme with ANT words, find out what the words "herbivore" and "carnivore" mean, and use the power to read to change the story.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sat, Apr 8, 2017 -- 10:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Apr 8, 2017 -- 2:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Apr 5, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

The Mixed Up Story (Episode #305H)

KQED 9: Wed, Apr 5, 2017 -- 12:00 PM

Baby Joy is so excited that her babysitter Goldilocks is reading her A Day with Farmer Fred, but when she shakes the book and says "again! Again!" some important words fall right out and onto the floor. Goldilocks scoops them up but they're all out of order. The Super Readers jump into Baby Joy's book where they help sort out the scrambled story and get Fred's life on the farm back in order. Educational Objectives: To learn that changing the order of words changes the meaning of a sentence. Kids will learn the meaning of the word "order." They'll switch some words to make the story make sense and use the power to read to change the story and save the day. Educational Objectives: To learn to uses strategies like remembering and going back to solve mysteries. Kids will practice the alphabet and identify the letters D, P, and T. They'll rhyme -OW words and use the power to read to help the Super Readers change the story and save the day.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Tue, Apr 25, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

Baby Dino's Big Discovery (Episode #208H)

PBS Kids: Wed, Apr 5, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

ROAR! Pig invited his friends over to play dinosaurs, but Whyatt can't figure out which toy dinosaur he has. So he super readers soar into Baby Dino's Big Discovery where they lend a hand to a baby dinosaur searching for his mommy. They'll need to look closely to figure out what kind of dinosaur Baby Dino is...and be careful to avoid being eaten while they do! Educational Objectives: To learn about dinosaurs, follow the alphabet, rhyme with ANT words, find out what the words "herbivore" and "carnivore" mean, and use the power to read to change the story.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sat, Apr 8, 2017 -- 10:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Apr 8, 2017 -- 2:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Apr 5, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

Jasper's Cowboy Wish (Episode #207H)

PBS Kids: Tue, Apr 4, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

Howdy Partner! Whyatt and his friends are playing cowboys, but Pig can't join in because he doesn't know what cowboys do. The super readers jump into the tale Jasper's Cowboy Wish and make the acquaintance of a cowpoke named Jasper who's desperate to become a rompin' stompin' cowboy if only he could get the hang of it! When Jasper must use his cowboy skills to save the day, will he be a hero.. .or will this be his last roundup? Educational Objectives: To explore the Old West. Young viewers will sing the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling, learn what the word saddle means, and use the power to read to change the story.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Tue, Apr 4, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

The Rhyming Carnival (Episode #304H)

KQED 9: Tue, Apr 4, 2017 -- 12:00 PM

Red wants to show Whyatt a trick with her new toy, but she can't make it spin and it keeps dropping. To solve her problem, the Super Readers jump into the book The Rhyming Carnival where they meet Aidan, a boy who wants to win a stuffed purple porcupine at the carnival midway. The Super Readers help Aidan slow down so that he can find the rhyming words he needs to win the prize. Educational Objectives: To learn to slow down and keep trying when you're frustrated. Kids will practice rhyming -IG, -OP, -IN, and -AT words. They'll learn the meaning of the word TOSS and use the power to read to change the story and save the day.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Fri, Apr 21, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

Jasper's Cowboy Wish (Episode #207H)

PBS Kids: Tue, Apr 4, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

Howdy Partner! Whyatt and his friends are playing cowboys, but Pig can't join in because he doesn't know what cowboys do. The super readers jump into the tale Jasper's Cowboy Wish and make the acquaintance of a cowpoke named Jasper who's desperate to become a rompin' stompin' cowboy if only he could get the hang of it! When Jasper must use his cowboy skills to save the day, will he be a hero.. .or will this be his last roundup? Educational Objectives: To explore the Old West. Young viewers will sing the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling, learn what the word saddle means, and use the power to read to change the story.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Tue, Apr 4, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

Naila and the Magic Map (Episode #206H)

PBS Kids: Mon, Apr 3, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

Pig and his friends are playing when they find what looks like an Egyptian treasure map. But they can't make out the symbols! To search for some answers, the super readers soar into the book Naila and the Magic Map and explore the world of ancient Egypt. Will they be able to help Naila unravel the mysterious code that will unlock where the treasure lies? Educational Objectives: To learn about Egypt. Young viewers will use the alphabet, rhyme with ISH words, learn what the word "sphinx" means, and use the power to read to change the story.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Apr 3, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

The Silly Word Play (Episode #303H)

KQED 9: Mon, Apr 3, 2017 -- 12:00 PM

Ed wants to show Whyatt a trick with her new toy, but she can't make it spin and it keeps dropping. To solve her problem, the Super Readers jump into the book The Rhyming Carnival where they meet Aidan, a boy who wants to win a stuffed purple porcupine at the carnival midway. The Super Readers help Aidan slow down so that he can find the rhyming words he needs to win the prize. Educational Objectives: To learn to slow down and keep trying when you're frustrated. Kids will practice rhyming -IG, -OP, -IN, and -AT words. They'll learn the meaning of the word TOSS and use the power to read to change the story and save the day.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Thu, Apr 20, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

Naila and the Magic Map (Episode #206H)

PBS Kids: Mon, Apr 3, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

Pig and his friends are playing when they find what looks like an Egyptian treasure map. But they can't make out the symbols! To search for some answers, the super readers soar into the book Naila and the Magic Map and explore the world of ancient Egypt. Will they be able to help Naila unravel the mysterious code that will unlock where the treasure lies? Educational Objectives: To learn about Egypt. Young viewers will use the alphabet, rhyme with ISH words, learn what the word "sphinx" means, and use the power to read to change the story.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Apr 3, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

Webby In Bathland (Episode #202)

PBS Kids: Sun, Apr 2, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

Red is practicing her soccer moves and kicking up dirt, when Grandma tells her it's time for lunch. Red gives her hands a quick rinse and gets ready to chow down, but Grandma says her hands aren't clean. The super readers zoom into the story Webby in Bathland and help a brave little penguin save his beloved town from the evil Squirmy Germies who are fighting down and dirty! Red finds out it takes more than water to wash away germs Educational Objectives: To learn about good hygiene. Kids will use the alphabet and identify the letters W, A, T, E, R. Young viewers will practice the magic of spelling, learn what the word lather means, and use the power to read to change the story.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Apr 2, 2017 -- 10:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Apr 2, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

Woofster Finds A Home (Episode #201)

PBS Kids: Sat, Apr 1, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

Whyatt goes to a pet adoption fair in Storybrook Village where he meets a little puppy who needs a family. Whyatt promises to look in a book to help until the puppy reveals he has a story of his own! As the superhero readers travel through the book Woofster Finds a Home, they find exciting ways to overcome obstacles and a new super reader joins the team! Educational Objectives: To learn what it means to find a home. Preschoolers will identify the letters N, I, C, E, practice the magic of spelling, and learn what the words "menacing," "prairie" and "no trespassing" mean! And, they'll use the power to read to change the story.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sat, Apr 1, 2017 -- 10:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Apr 1, 2017 -- 2:00 PM
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