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Sleeping Beauty (#128) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Ahoy Matey! Yo, ho, ho and...a cup of tea?! Uh oh, Princess Pea wants to play Tea Party but Pig and his brothers would like her to play Pirates! The Super Readers travel into the famous story of Sleeping Beauty to speak with a Princess who loves sleeping just as much as Princess Pea loves tea parties! The Super Readers apply their literacy powers to wake Sleeping Beauty...and wake her...and wake her again! Can they convince their new friend that there's more to life than snoozing or will she always find other activities a big snore? Educational Objectives: To learn to have an open mind! The alphabet is uncovered and young viewers rhyme with "ell" words, practice the magic of spelling as well as use the power to read to change the story.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Thu, Sep 20, 2018 -- 10:30am
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Sep 20, 2018 -- 1:30pm
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Sep 22, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Sep 22, 2018 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Peter Rabbit (#143Z) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Red wants to find the perfect present to show Grandma she cares, but she is absolutely stumped! The Super Readers pay a storybook visit to Peter Rabbit and chase after the mischievous little cottontail bunny, who's on the hunt for some delicious fresh vegetables for his Mama. The Super Readers must help Peter find what he's looking for before his big appetite for veggies lands him in hot water! Educational Objectives: To learn how to show someone you care, investigate the alphabet, practice spelling skills and use the power to read to change the story.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Thu, Sep 20, 2018 -- 11:30am

The Goose and the Golden Eggs (#130) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Red's friends would love to try some of her delicious apples, but Red wants to keep them all for herself! The Super Readers venture into the story of the Goose and the Golden Eggs to visit an old man who is as protective of his special eggs as Red is of her delicious fruit. This old man must learn his lesson, before his golden goose flies the coop! And Red needs to find out how share with her friends. Educational Objectives: To learn about giving to friends, sing the alphabet and identify the letters M-O-R-E. Kids will practice the magic of spelling and find that the power to read can change the story.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Fri, Sep 21, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Sep 21, 2018 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Sep 23, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Sep 23, 2018 -- 1:30pm Remind me

The Boy Who Drew Cats (#144Z) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Whyatt's big brother Jack is sick, and Whyatt wants to give him a picture to make him feel better. But even though he thinks and thinks, Whyatt still doesn't know what to draw! So the Super Readers soar into the Japanese folktale The Boy Who Drew Cats and encounter a little boy struggling to sketch a picture for the emperor. The Super Readers inspire the boy so much that his drawings take on a life of their own...literally! Educational Objectives: To learn about creativity. Preschoolers will build the alphabet, rhyme with AT words and use the power to read to change the story.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Sep 21, 2018 -- 11:30am Remind me

The Foolish Wishes (#129) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Whyatt gets to pick one toy from the Toy Store but there are just too many choices! Will he select a race car, a comic book or even a Giant Magic Bubble Potion? The Super Readers meet a farmer and his wife who face an even more difficult decision - how to use three magic wishes. They need to figure out how to make a decision and help the impulsive farmer before he wastes all his chances on foolish things. Or will the couple ends up living out their days in a house made of sausages? Educational Objectives: To learn about choices, practice alphabet skills and the magic of spelling and use the power to read to change the story and save the day!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Sep 24, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Mon, Sep 24, 2018 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Sep 29, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Sep 29, 2018 -- 1:30pm Remind me

The Swan Maiden (#147Z) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Red really, really doesn't want her playdate with Little Boy Blue to end so she hides his horn. Super Why, Wonder Red, Princess Presto, and Alpha Pig fly into the story upon which the ballet "Swan Lake" was based, where they encounter a fair maiden who is having a similar problem with a prince! Will Super Why and his friends be able to help the Swan Maiden get her feathers back so she can return home before the sun sets? Educational Objectives: To learn strategies for ending a playdate, catch the alphabet using an alphabet net, identify the letters D,R,O, P, practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to change the story.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Sep 24, 2018 -- 11:30am Remind me

Momotaro The Peach Boy (#133) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Pig and his brothers want to build a treehouse but they're so busy squabbling, they'll never get the job done. The Super Readers head into a Japanese Folktale and meet a little boy whose friends are arguing so loudly, it actually angers an ogre! Will they be able to show their new pals that arguing is the pits? Educational Objectives: To learn about getting along and getting the job done. Young viewers will follow the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling and use the power to read to change the story!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Tue, Sep 25, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Sep 25, 2018 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Sep 30, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Sep 30, 2018 -- 1:30pm Remind me

The Three Little Pigs: The Return of the Wolf (#149Z) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Pig and his brothers are trying to make a picnic table for their yard, but it all goes terribly wrong! So Super Why and his friends visit the tale of The Three Little Pigs, hoping to find out a little bit about building from the young Poppa Pig. Will they learn how to construct something sturdy, or will the Big Bad Wolf huff, puff and ruin their plans? Educational Objectives: To learn the importance of following instructions. Kids will sing the alphabet, rhyme with ICKS words, and use the power to read to change the story.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Tue, Sep 25, 2018 -- 11:30am Remind me

The Gingerbread Boy (#134) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Run, run as fast as you can! As Pig zooms through the playground at top speeds, he can't figure out why Poppa Pig keeps telling him to slow down! The Super Readers fly into the story of The Gingerbread Boy and set off on a mad dash after the speedy little cookie! Will the Super Readers be able to keep the Gingerbread Boy safe, or is their plan half baked? Educational Objectives: To learn about safety, sing the entire alphabet, identify the letters H, O, U, S, E, rhyme with 'ox' words and use the power to read to change the story and save the day!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Wed, Sep 26, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Sep 26, 2018 -- 1:30pm Remind me

The City Mouse and the Country Mouse (#150Z) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Whyatt's big brother Jack is going off to college, and Whyatt is going to miss him so much! The super readers jump into the tale of two mice brothers who live far away from each other. They journey with the mice from the bustling city to the quiet country, only to find that the best solution to their problem doesn't mean losing the comforts of home. Educational Objectives: To learn about visiting someone. The alphabet is explored and young viewers will learn about different types of transportation. Kids will practice the magic of spelling and use the power to read to change the story.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Sep 26, 2018 -- 11:30am Remind me

The Stars in the Sky (#136) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Princess Pea wants to play in a rainbow, but her mother says it simply can't be done! So the Super Readers soar into the story The Stars in the Sky and accompany a little girl named Ella with a big dream of her own! As the Super Readers climb higher and higher they begin to wonder - will they play with the stars, or merely wish on them? Educational Objectives: To learn about the fun of fantasy, follow the alphabet, practice spelling skills and use the power to read to change the story and save the day!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Thu, Sep 27, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Sep 27, 2018 -- 1:30pm Remind me

King Midas (#151Z) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Pig only has one toy car, but he wants lots more! Super Why and his friends fly into the story of a ruler with the golden touch and meet King Midas. The king may think that MORE is better, but all he ends up with is more problems! The reading heroes help King Midas, and Pig learns an important lesson about appreciation. Educational Objectives: To learn to be glad about what you have, discover the alphabet, identify the letters M, I, L, K., practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to change the story.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Thu, Sep 27, 2018 -- 11:30am Remind me

The Three Feathers (#137) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

All aboard! Pig and his brothers are building a train set but Pig's negative attitude has stopped him in his tracks! The Super Readers encounter a young prince about to embark on a race to find a magic carpet! The only problem is the prince doesn't think he can do it! As the Super Readers journey towards the magic carpet, they wonder if they'll be able to change the prince's outlook. Educational Objectives: To learn about the power of positive thinking, practice the alphabet and spelling skills, identify the letters U, N, L, O, C, K and use the power to read to change the story!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Fri, Sep 28, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Sep 28, 2018 -- 1:30pm Remind me

George and the Dragon (#153Z) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Fe Fi Fo Fum!! The Giant has stepped on Pig's toy, and he's scared to ask for it back! The super readers venture into a classic tale to meet intrepid Knight George, who is about to face his own fears and battle a dragon to rescue a princess! But it turns out that George isn't quite so brave, and needs a little help...from an unexpected source!
Educational Objectives: To learn to appreciate where you're from. Kids will experiment with the alphabet, celebrate spelling and use the power to read to change the story.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Sep 28, 2018 -- 11:30am Remind me

Cinderella: The Prince's Side of the Story (#148) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Red and Little Boy Blue are playing some music together when Little Boy Blue suddenly disappears! This is just like when Cinderella left the ball without finishing her dance. To solve the mystery, Super Why and his friends soar into Cinderella's fairytale once again, and this time they talk to the prince! Educational Objectives: To learn about thinking creatively, investigate the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to change the story.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Oct 1, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Mon, Oct 1, 2018 -- 1:30pm Remind me

The Prince and the Pauper (#152) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Whyatt thinks his house is too loud while Princess Pea believes her home is too quiet! Would the friends be better-off if they switched places? To look for a solution, Super Why and his friends encounter two friends just as they are about to switch houses. A prince on the farm and a pauper in a castle soon leads to chaos and confusion! Where will everyone be the happiest? Educational Objectives: To learn to appreciate where you're from. Kids will experiment with the alphabet, celebrate spelling and use the power to read to change the story.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Oct 1, 2018 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Oct 18, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Oct 18, 2018 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Super Why! and the Little Mermaid (#139) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Pig feels different from his friends, which makes him very sad. The Super Readers dive into the story The Little Mermaid to talk with someone whose tail sets her apart from kids on land. As the Super Readers explore the ocean floor with The Little Mermaid, Pig slowly begins to see why being different can be special and the journey to the depths of the sea teaches him a lesson he can use right in his own backyard. Educational Objectives: To learn about feeling good about yourself. Preschoolers will follow the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to change the story!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Tue, Oct 2, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Oct 2, 2018 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Oct 6, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Oct 6, 2018 -- 1:30pm Remind me

The Swiss Family Robinson (#154H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Little Boy Blue is stuck on a little island in Storybrook Pond and can't get back to shore. Super Why and his friends head into the story of The Swiss Family Robinson to meet a family who is just as stranded as Little Boy Blue. They'll need to use what's around them to survive in this do-it-yourself island adventure! Educational Objectives: To learn to think creatively in tricky situations. Preschoolers will catch the alphabet using Alpha Pig's Alphabet Net, rhyme with ING words, and use the power to read to change the story.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Tue, Oct 2, 2018 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Oct 19, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Oct 19, 2018 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Juan Bobo and the Pig (#140) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Red can't believe her ears! Could Grandma really have asked for a "pizza paper?" The Super Readers fly into a Puerto Rican folktale to meet a boy who thinks his Momma wants him to put his pig in a dress! Maybe both Juan Bobo and Red have misunderstood! Will the Super Readers untangle this silly situation before Juan Bobo's pig runs hog wild? Educational Objectives: To learn about the importance of getting all the information. Young viewers will use the alphabet, practice spelling skills and use the power to read to change the story!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Wed, Oct 3, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Oct 3, 2018 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Oct 7, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Oct 7, 2018 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Aladdin (#145H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Princess Pea is wishing for a playhouse to appear but no matter how many times she waves her wand, nothing happens! The Super Readers fly into the story of Aladdin to catch up with a lucky lad who's about to have all his wishes come true - courtesy of an amazing magic lamp! With the help of their literacy powers, the Super Readers dive inside the lamp to meet the genie himself. But will the Super Readers succeed in helping Aladdin get his wish, or will his dreams go up in smoke? Educational Objectives: To learn about taking the initiative. The alphabet is explored and kids practice the magic of spelling and use the power to read to change the story.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Oct 3, 2018 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Mon, Oct 22, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Mon, Oct 22, 2018 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Oct 27, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Oct 27, 2018 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Snow White (#141) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

The super fun Storybrook Carnival is in town, and Princess Pea is enjoying lots of yummy treats until she gets a terrible tummy ache! When Goldilocks offers her some popcorn, Princess Pea knows she should refuse, but she really wants to eat just a little. The Super Readers fly into the story of Snow White as the wicked queen tempts the fairytale princess with that infamous apple. Will the Super Readers be able to stop Snow White from taking the bait before Snow White ends up with something much worse than a stomachache? Educational Objectives: To learn about thinking for yourself. Young viewers will practice the alphabet, identify the letters D,O,W,N, rhyme with EED words and use the power to read to change the story.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Thu, Oct 4, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Oct 4, 2018 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Hansel and Gretel: A Healthy Adventure (#146H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Red and her friends are having a picnic in the park, but she has no energy to join in the fun. Could it have something to do with her unhealthy snack choices? Super Why and his friends head into the story of Hansel and Gretel to meet the equally tired and grouchy witch. They convince the witch to trade in her gingerbread house for something both delicious and nutritious - and Red learns what kinds of foods will help her go the distance so she can play with her friends for a SUPER long time! Educational Objectives: To learn which foods taste great while providing long-lasting energy! Young viewers will play interactive alphabet games, practice the magic of spelling, and use healthy eating choices to change the story.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Thu, Oct 4, 2018 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Oct 23, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Oct 23, 2018 -- 1:30pm Remind me

The Rolling Rice Cakes (#142) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Red drops her basket of goodies and finds it...in the hands of Wolfy! When Red takes her basket back, Wolfy is really sad. The Super Readers zoom into the Japanese folktale The Rolling Rice Cakes and meet an old man who has chased his rice cakes high, low and right into a mouse hole! Will the poor mice family get to keep their tasty new treasure, or will the old man convince them that 'finders' aren't always 'keepers?' Educational Objectives: To learn about generosity. Kids will sing the alphabet, experiment with spelling and use the power to read to change the story.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Fri, Oct 5, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Oct 5, 2018 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Dr. Dolittle (#155) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Red's adorable new puppy is whimpering and whining and she just doesn't know why! So Super Why, Wonder Red, Alpha Pig and Princess Presto ask the advice of a boy who understands what animals need because he can talk to them! But will Dolittle be able to look after all his pets once the fur and feathers settle? Educational Objectives: To learn about caring for animals, explore spelling, rhyme with ACK words, and use the power to read to change the story.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Oct 5, 2018 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Oct 24, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Oct 24, 2018 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Peter Rabbit (#143) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Red wants to find the perfect present to show Grandma she cares, but she is absolutely stumped! The Super Readers pay a storybook visit to Peter Rabbit and chase after the mischievous little cottontail bunny, who's on the hunt for some delicious fresh vegetables for his Mama. The Super Readers must help Peter find what he's looking for before his big appetite for veggies lands him in hot water! Educational Objectives: To learn how to show someone you care, investigate the alphabet, practice spelling skills and use the power to read to change the story.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Oct 8, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Mon, Oct 8, 2018 -- 1:30pm Remind me

The Story of Mother Goose (#157) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Red is writing a new song but gets stuck because she simply can't think of the right word! To help her out, Super Why and his friends meet rhyming royalty - Mother Goose - just as she's starting to pen her legendary poems. Does Mother Goose pick her words at random, or is there a rhyme and reason to the way she composes her stories? Educational Objectives: To learn about word families. Kids will sing the alphabet and identify the letters G and O, practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to change the story.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Oct 8, 2018 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Oct 25, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Oct 25, 2018 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Oct 28, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Oct 28, 2018 -- 1:30pm Remind me

The Boy Who Drew Cats (#144) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Whyatt's big brother Jack is sick, and Whyatt wants to give him a picture to make him feel better. But even though he thinks and thinks, Whyatt still doesn't know what to draw! So the Super Readers soar into the Japanese folktale The Boy Who Drew Cats and encounter a little boy struggling to sketch a picture for the emperor. The Super Readers inspire the boy so much that his drawings take on a life of their own...literally! Educational Objectives: To learn about creativity. Preschoolers will build the alphabet, rhyme with AT words and use the power to read to change the story.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Tue, Oct 9, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Oct 9, 2018 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Alice In Wonderland (#156) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Oh dear! Princess Pea is so busy playing, she's late to Sleeping Beauty's birthday party and misses all the fun! The reading heroes tumble down the rabbit hole in a madcap adventure to catch up with a famous white rabbit who is also tardy! Super Why and his friends must get through the topsy-turvy house and past the Queen of Hearts herself to find out if the white rabbit makes it to the tea party on time! Educational Objectives: To learn a helpful tool for being on time. Fun interactive games help preschoolers match letters of the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to change the story!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Tue, Oct 9, 2018 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Oct 26, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Oct 26, 2018 -- 1:30pm Remind me

The Swan Maiden (#147) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Red really, really doesn't want her playdate with Little Boy Blue to end so she hides his horn. Super Why, Wonder Red, Princess Presto, and Alpha Pig fly into the story upon which the ballet "Swan Lake" was based, where they encounter a fair maiden who is having a similar problem with a prince! Will Super Why and his friends be able to help the Swan Maiden get her feathers back so she can return home before the sun sets? Educational Objectives: To learn strategies for ending a playdate, catch the alphabet using an alphabet net, identify the letters D,R,O, P, practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to change the story.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Wed, Oct 10, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Oct 10, 2018 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Oct 13, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Oct 13, 2018 -- 1:30pm Remind me

The Ugly Duckling: Becoming A Swan (#158H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Pig is too big for his bed and his sneakers are pinching his feet - what is going on? The superhero readers zoom into the story of The Ugly Duckling: Becoming a Swan, and meet a little guy who is experiencing growing pains of his own. Super Why and his friends help Duckling accept himself as he is while Pig learns an important lesson about the benefits of getting bigger. Educational Objectives: To learn about getting bigger. Young viewers will build the alphabet and identify the letters B, I, G, N, E, S, and T. They'll also practice the magic of spelling and use the power to read to change the story.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Oct 10, 2018 -- 11:30am Remind me

The Three Little Pigs: The Return of the Wolf (#149) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Pig and his brothers are trying to make a picnic table for their yard, but it all goes terribly wrong! So Super Why and his friends visit the tale of The Three Little Pigs, hoping to find out a little bit about building from the young Poppa Pig. Will they learn how to construct something sturdy, or will the Big Bad Wolf huff, puff and ruin their plans? Educational Objectives: To learn the importance of following instructions. Kids will sing the alphabet, rhyme with ICKS words, and use the power to read to change the story.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Thu, Oct 11, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Oct 11, 2018 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Oct 14, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Oct 14, 2018 -- 1:30pm Remind me

The Big Game (#163) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Whyatt wants to play baseball better, but he keeps missing the ball. The superhero readers jump into The Big Game and join some fairytale heroes gearing up for their big soccer match against their storybook foes. With the help of Super Why and his friends, Cinderella and her team work on their game skills to prevent the Big Bad Wolf's team from huffing, puffing and blowing them right off the field! Educational Objectives: To learn about how to improve, sing the alphabet and identify the letter B, A, L and L. Young viewers will practice the magic of spelling and use the power to read to change the story.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Thu, Oct 11, 2018 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Oct 30, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Oct 30, 2018 -- 1:30pm Remind me

The City Mouse and the Country Mouse (#150) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Whyatt's big brother Jack is going off to college, and Whyatt is going to miss him so much! The super readers jump into the tale of two mice brothers who live far away from each other. They journey with the mice from the bustling city to the quiet country, only to find that the best solution to their problem doesn't mean losing the comforts of home. Educational Objectives: To learn about visiting someone. The alphabet is explored and young viewers will learn about different types of transportation. Kids will practice the magic of spelling and use the power to read to change the story.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Fri, Oct 12, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Oct 12, 2018 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Mon, Oct 15, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Mon, Oct 15, 2018 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Oct 20, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Oct 20, 2018 -- 1:30pm Remind me

The Story of the Super Readers (#301H) Duration: 28:46 SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Oct 12, 2018 -- 11:30am Remind me

The Alphabet's Sad Day (#302H) Duration: 28:46 SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Oct 15, 2018 -- 11:30am Remind me

King Midas (#151) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Pig only has one toy car, but he wants lots more! Super Why and his friends fly into the story of a ruler with the golden touch and meet King Midas. The king may think that MORE is better, but all he ends up with is more problems! The reading heroes help King Midas, and Pig learns an important lesson about appreciation. Educational Objectives: To learn to be glad about what you have, discover the alphabet, identify the letters M, I, L, K., practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to change the story.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Tue, Oct 16, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Oct 16, 2018 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Oct 21, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Oct 21, 2018 -- 1:30pm Remind me

The Silly Word Play (#303H) Duration: 28:46 SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Tue, Oct 16, 2018 -- 11:30am Remind me

George and the Dragon (#153) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

Fe Fi Fo Fum!! The Giant has stepped on Pig's toy, and he's scared to ask for it back! The super readers venture into a classic tale to meet intrepid Knight George, who is about to face his own fears and battle a dragon to rescue a princess! But it turns out that George isn't quite so brave, and needs a little help...from an unexpected source!
Educational Objectives: To learn to appreciate where you're from. Kids will experiment with the alphabet, celebrate spelling and use the power to read to change the story.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Wed, Oct 17, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Oct 17, 2018 -- 1:30pm Remind me

The Rhyming Carnival (#304H) Duration: 28:46 SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Oct 17, 2018 -- 11:30am Remind me

The Mixed Up Story (#305H) Duration: 28:46 SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Thu, Oct 18, 2018 -- 11:30am Remind me

Roxie's Missing Music Book (#306H) Duration: 28:46 SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Oct 19, 2018 -- 11:30am Remind me

The Banana Mystery (#307H) Duration: 28:46 SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Oct 22, 2018 -- 11:30am Remind me

The Underwater Lost Treasure (#308H) Duration: 28:46 SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Tue, Oct 23, 2018 -- 11:30am Remind me

The Cowgirl Mystery (#309H) Duration: 28:46 SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Oct 24, 2018 -- 11:30am Remind me

The Unhappy Puppy (#310H) Duration: 28:46 SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Thu, Oct 25, 2018 -- 11:30am Remind me

The Pupp-Athon (#311H) Duration: 28:46 SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Oct 26, 2018 -- 11:30am Remind me

The Ghost Who Was Afraid of Halloween (#135H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

It's Halloween in Storybrook Village and Pig is so frightened, he won't go Trick or Treating with his friends! The Super Readers pay a storybook visit to Little Ghost, who's a bit of a scaredy cat himself, to teach him there's more to Halloween than meets the eye!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Mon, Oct 29, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Mon, Oct 29, 2018 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Oct 31, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Wed, Oct 31, 2018 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Oct 31, 2018 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Where's Woofster? (#312H) Duration: 28:46 SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

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!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Oct 29, 2018 -- 11:30am Remind me

Super Puppy Saves The Day (#313H) Duration: 28:46 SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)

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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Tue, Oct 30, 2018 -- 11:30am Remind me
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