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Tails and Tales Podcast Listening List

30 shows, 7+ hours of listening

This playlist includes African folktales about dogs and jackals; classic fairy tales about ducks, wolves, and goats; nonsense stories about cats competing for cake, panthers making phone calls, and lions eating spaghetti. Plus, book recommendations about sharks, skunks, and badgers; bedtime stories about ants, llamas, and octopi; and calming stories about porpoises, camels, and cicadas. The list also features a couple of fabulous serial podcasts about dogs, including The Adventures of Power Dog in Dogland and Hank the Cowdog, the latter voiced by Matthew McConaughey.

Books, Books, Books and more…

OverDrive & Libbyebooks, audiobooks, magazines

Hoopla – ebooks, audiobooks, magazines, graphic novels, movies, TV shows


Explore from home: Melrose Public Library Online Resources

ScienceFlixScience for the next generation (Grades 4-9)

Gale kids InfoBits (elementary school age)

Encyclopedia Britannica Fundamentals

Encyclopedia Britannica Schools

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