Tails and Tales for Summer Reading in GoWYLD



Cartoon chameleon lying on book with long tail curled underneath him. Text reads "Tails and Tales"This year’s summer reading theme from the Collaborative Summer Library Program (CSLP) is Tails and Tales! Iguanodon tail or the tail of a plane. Fairy tale or Tales from the Crypt. So many ideas, so many GoWYLD.net resources to find information, images and video.

For the younger kids, check out Britannica Library Children. Scroll down to Animal Kingdom for easy to understand information and fantastic photos of all kinds of animals with tails-including those that are extinct! Or explore Elementary (Gale In Context) to learn more about Loch Ness Monster. What a tail!

For Middle School kids, check out SIRS Discoverer. They have Animals as a research topic on the main page. Incredible images of all sorts of tails! Check out the spider monkey or the ring-tailed lemur, the macaw or the quetzal.

Novelist Plus has curated a number of reading lists and reading activities for libraries to use.

Find all of these resources and more in GoWYLD.net. All are available from school and library and from home. For remote access you will need a Wyoming library card and PIN. For more information, please contact your local library or Chris Van Burgh, Wyoming State Library Database Instruction Librarian, chris.vanburgh@wyo.gov.

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