Yo se que el rio me ama | Bored! Bored! Bored! | The Rainbow Fish 

My Ocean is Blue | Ana and the Sea Star

Join Jan, Linda, Vanessa and Octavia Octopus from the Newport Public Library as they read a collection of engaging and endearing stories that share a connection to oceans, water and our natural world.

Yo se que el rio me ama (I know that the river loves me) by Maya Christina Gonzalez

Este video está en Español.

Cada vez que Maya visita al río, el río brinca arriba para saludarla. El río se enfría cuando el sol del verano está demasiado caliente, y el río nos sostiene cuando ella salta al río. El río le hace compañía a ella durante el silencio del invierno. El río nos cuida a Maya y Maya nos cuida del río. Proporcionado por el editor. Español/Inglés


This video is in Spanish.

Whenever Maya visits the river, the river jumps up to greet her. It cools her down when the summer sun is too hot and holds her up when she dives in. It keeps her company in the quiet of winter. The river takes care of Maya and Maya takes care of the river. Provided by the publisher Spanish/English. (Description from the publisher)


Bored! Bored! Bored! by Jill Newton

Claude's friends have just finished a beautiful underwater garden and now they want to celebrate by throwing a splendid party. Claude, however, isn't invited because he couldn't be bothered with gardening--too boring. But when he realizes he's been left out, Claude understands the importance of contributing and finds his own special way of pitching in. (Description from the publisher)


Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister

A simple story about a beautiful fish who learns to make friends by sharing his most prized possessions. (Description from the publisher)


My Ocean is Blue
by Darren Lebeuf and Ashley Barron

A young girl's poetic exploration of the enchanting ocean she loves. “This is my ocean,” the young girl begins as she heads over the dunes with her mother. Nothing the girl experiences escape her careful observation and appreciation. And at day's end, she can't wait for her next trip to the beach. (Description from the publisher)



Join Vanessa from the Newport Public Library and her friend Octavia Octopus. They will be reading Ana and Sea Star.

Ana and Sea Star

by R. Lynn Roelfs

A young girl finds a starfish on the beach and wants to show it to her mother at home, but doesn’t want to take it from its home. With encouragement from her dad and a little imagination, Ana is able to let the sea star go and yet keep it with her at the same time. (Description from the publisher)



Special thanks to the Newport Public Library and the HMSC Guin Library for supporting Marine Science Day Story Time.