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The Princess Who Loved Mud (Episode #322H)

PBS Kids: Thu, Mar 23, 2017 -- 2:00 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.

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  • PBS Kids: Thu, Mar 23, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

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

KQED 9: Thu, Mar 23, 2017 -- 12:00 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.

The Princess Who Loved Mud (Episode #322H)

PBS Kids: Thu, Mar 23, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

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.

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  • PBS Kids: Thu, Mar 23, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

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

PBS Kids: Wed, Mar 22, 2017 -- 2:00 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.

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  • PBS Kids: Wed, Mar 22, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

The Great Robot Race (Episode #210H)

KQED 9: Wed, Mar 22, 2017 -- 12:00 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.

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

PBS Kids: Wed, Mar 22, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

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.

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  • PBS Kids: Wed, Mar 22, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

Tilden The Caterpillar (Episode #319H)

PBS Kids: Tue, Mar 21, 2017 -- 2:00 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.

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  • PBS Kids: Tue, Mar 21, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

Princess Gwennie Saves The Day (Episode #209H)

KQED 9: Tue, Mar 21, 2017 -- 12:00 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.

Tilden The Caterpillar (Episode #319H)

PBS Kids: Tue, Mar 21, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

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.

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  • PBS Kids: Tue, Mar 21, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

Attack of More Man! (Episode #318H)

PBS Kids: Mon, Mar 20, 2017 -- 2:00 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.

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  • PBS Kids: Mon, Mar 20, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

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

KQED 9: Mon, Mar 20, 2017 -- 12:00 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.

Attack of More Man! (Episode #318H)

PBS Kids: Mon, Mar 20, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

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.

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  • PBS Kids: Mon, Mar 20, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

Mathis' Book of Why (Episode #317H)

PBS Kids: Sun, Mar 19, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

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.

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  • PBS Kids: Sun, Mar 19, 2017 -- 10:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Mar 19, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

The Three Bears Go Camping (Episode #316H)

PBS Kids: Sat, Mar 18, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

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.

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  • PBS Kids: Sat, Mar 18, 2017 -- 10:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Mar 18, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

Mathis' Book of Why (Episode #317H)

PBS Kids: Fri, Mar 17, 2017 -- 2:00 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.

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  • PBS Kids: Sun, Mar 19, 2017 -- 10:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Mar 19, 2017 -- 2:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Mar 17, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

Jasper's Cowboy Wish (Episode #207H)

KQED 9: Fri, Mar 17, 2017 -- 12:00 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.

Mathis' Book of Why (Episode #317H)

PBS Kids: Fri, Mar 17, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Mar 19, 2017 -- 10:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Mar 19, 2017 -- 2:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Mar 17, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

The Three Bears Go Camping (Episode #316H)

PBS Kids: Thu, Mar 16, 2017 -- 2:00 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.

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  • PBS Kids: Sat, Mar 18, 2017 -- 10:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Mar 18, 2017 -- 2:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Mar 16, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

Naila and the Magic Map (Episode #206H)

KQED 9: Thu, Mar 16, 2017 -- 12:00 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.

The Three Bears Go Camping (Episode #316H)

PBS Kids: Thu, Mar 16, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sat, Mar 18, 2017 -- 10:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Mar 18, 2017 -- 2:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Mar 16, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

Landon's Circus Adventure (Episode #315H)

PBS Kids: Wed, Mar 15, 2017 -- 2:00 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.

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  • PBS Kids: Wed, Mar 15, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

King Eddie Who Loved Spaghetti (Episode #205H)

KQED 9: Wed, Mar 15, 2017 -- 12:00 PM

It's dinner time at Whyatt's house but things are not going well! He's perplexed when Mom and Dad say that what's on his plate isn't healthy. To find out why, the reading superheroes fly into the story King Eddie Who Loved Spaghetti and encounter a wacky king who only wants to eat one thing - spaghetti! As the super readers convince King Eddie taste new foods, Whyatt learns there's more to dinner than he had originally thought! Educational Objectives: To learn about healthy eating. Kids will uncover the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling, learn what the word "ripe" means, and use the power to read to change the story.

Landon's Circus Adventure (Episode #315H)

PBS Kids: Wed, Mar 15, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

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.

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  • PBS Kids: Wed, Mar 15, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

Super Puppy Saves The Day (Episode #313H)

PBS Kids: Tue, Mar 14, 2017 -- 2:00 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.

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  • PBS Kids: Tue, Mar 14, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

Molly's Dance Show (Episode #204H)

KQED 9: Tue, Mar 14, 2017 -- 12:00 PM

The curtain rises on Princess Pea's dance recital but she's too scared to come out of the wings! Super Why and his friends head into the story Molly's Dance Show to meet a ballerina doll with similar stage fright. When Molly's dreams of performing come true, thanks to a fairy princess and some magic slippers, Princess Presto wonders what it will take for her to have confidence, too. Educational Objectives: To learn about self-confidence. Preschool viewers will play with the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling, discover the definition of "mend", and use the power to read to change the story.

Super Puppy Saves The Day (Episode #313H)

PBS Kids: Tue, Mar 14, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

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.

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  • PBS Kids: Tue, Mar 14, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

Where's Woofster? (Episode #312H)

PBS Kids: Mon, Mar 13, 2017 -- 2:00 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!

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  • PBS Kids: Mon, Mar 13, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

Bedtime for Bear (Episode #203H)

KQED 9: Mon, Mar 13, 2017 -- 12:00 PM

Baby Joy is afraid of the dark! To show her there's nothing to fear, Super Why and his literacy friends fly into Bedtime for Bear and meet Charlie - a bear who is scared of just about everything! The super readers shed a little light on the problem (literally) while Charlie discovers a bit more about the world outside his cozy cave. Educational Objectives: To experience a familiar bedtime routine. Preschoolers will practice the alphabet, rhyme with AR words, learn what the word "fireflies" means, and use the power to read to change the story.

Where's Woofster? (Episode #312H)

PBS Kids: Mon, Mar 13, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

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!

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  • PBS Kids: Mon, Mar 13, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

The Cowgirl Mystery (Episode #309H)

PBS Kids: Sun, Mar 12, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

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.

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  • PBS Kids: Sun, Mar 12, 2017 -- 10:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Mar 12, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

The Unhappy Puppy (Episode #310H)

PBS Kids: Sat, Mar 11, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

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.

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  • PBS Kids: Sat, Mar 11, 2017 -- 10:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Mar 11, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

The Pupp-Athon (Episode #311H)

PBS Kids: Fri, Mar 10, 2017 -- 2:00 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.

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  • PBS Kids: Fri, Mar 10, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

Webby In Bathland (Episode #202H)

KQED 9: Fri, Mar 10, 2017 -- 12:00 PM

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.

The Pupp-Athon (Episode #311H)

PBS Kids: Fri, Mar 10, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

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.

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  • PBS Kids: Fri, Mar 10, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

The Unhappy Puppy (Episode #310H)

PBS Kids: Thu, Mar 9, 2017 -- 2:00 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sat, Mar 11, 2017 -- 10:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Mar 11, 2017 -- 2:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Mar 9, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

Woofster Finds A Home (Episode #201H)

KQED 9: Thu, Mar 9, 2017 -- 12:00 PM

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.

The Unhappy Puppy (Episode #310H)

PBS Kids: Thu, Mar 9, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sat, Mar 11, 2017 -- 10:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Mar 11, 2017 -- 2:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Mar 9, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

The Cowgirl Mystery (Episode #309H)

PBS Kids: Wed, Mar 8, 2017 -- 2:00 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Mar 12, 2017 -- 10:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Mar 12, 2017 -- 2:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Mar 8, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

Woofster and the Pet Pack (Episode #323H)

KQED 9: Wed, Mar 8, 2017 -- 12:00 PM

Whyatt can't wait to show his friends the new comic book he's written about Woofster and his friends - the Pet Pack - and their search for the missing Princess of Pet City. How, the Super Readers wonder, will the Pet Pack ever find their Princess? To find the answer, they'll jump into Whyatt's comic book and meet Keen Kitten and Hopkins. Together, they use their super powers to find the clues leading to their Princess. Educational Objectives: To learn to work together as a team. Kids will identify the letters B, P, and C, learn the word OCCUPATION, and rhyme -OP words. Then they'll use the clues to fill in the blank in the story and the power to read to save the day!

The Cowgirl Mystery (Episode #309H)

PBS Kids: Wed, Mar 8, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Mar 12, 2017 -- 10:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Mar 12, 2017 -- 2:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Mar 8, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

The Underwater Lost Treasure (Episode #308H)

PBS Kids: Tue, Mar 7, 2017 -- 2:00 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Tue, Mar 7, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

The Princess Who Loved Mud (Episode #322H)

KQED 9: Tue, Mar 7, 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Thu, Mar 23, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

The Underwater Lost Treasure (Episode #308H)

PBS Kids: Tue, Mar 7, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Tue, Mar 7, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

The Banana Mystery (Episode #307H)

PBS Kids: Mon, Mar 6, 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: Mon, Mar 6, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

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

KQED 9: Mon, Mar 6, 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Wed, Mar 22, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

The Banana Mystery (Episode #307H)

PBS Kids: Mon, Mar 6, 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: Mon, Mar 6, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

The Silly Word Play (Episode #303H)

PBS Kids: Sun, Mar 5, 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: Sun, Mar 5, 2017 -- 10:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Mar 5, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

The Rhyming Carnival (Episode #304H)

PBS Kids: Sat, Mar 4, 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: Sat, Mar 4, 2017 -- 10:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Mar 4, 2017 -- 2:00 PM

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

PBS Kids: Fri, Mar 3, 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: Fri, Mar 3, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

Tilden The Caterpillar (Episode #319H)

KQED 9: Fri, Mar 3, 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Tue, Mar 21, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

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

PBS Kids: Fri, Mar 3, 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: Fri, Mar 3, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

The Mixed Up Story (Episode #305H)

PBS Kids: Thu, Mar 2, 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Thu, Mar 2, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

Attack of More Man! (Episode #318H)

KQED 9: Thu, Mar 2, 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Mar 20, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

The Mixed Up Story (Episode #305H)

PBS Kids: Thu, Mar 2, 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Thu, Mar 2, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

The Rhyming Carnival (Episode #304H)

PBS Kids: Wed, Mar 1, 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sat, Mar 4, 2017 -- 10:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Mar 4, 2017 -- 2:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Mar 1, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

Mathis' Book of Why (Episode #317H)

KQED 9: Wed, Mar 1, 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Sun, Mar 19, 2017 -- 10:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Mar 19, 2017 -- 2:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Mar 17, 2017 -- 10:00 PM

The Rhyming Carnival (Episode #304H)

PBS Kids: Wed, Mar 1, 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: Sat, Mar 4, 2017 -- 10:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Mar 4, 2017 -- 2:00 PM
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Mar 1, 2017 -- 10:00 PM
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