During the stay at home order in Michigan, 13 ON YOUR SIDE wants to encourage you to read.
As part of our 13 Reads campaign, our staff is reading their favorite children's books. We hope you enjoy the stories below as much as we do.
News Anchor, Nick LaFave Reads "Sheep In A Jeep" written by Nancy Shaw and illustrated by Margot Apple
Morning Anchor, Meredith TerHaar Reads "In a Jar" written and illustrated by Deborah Marcero
Chief Meteorologist, George Lessens, reads "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs" written by Judi Barrett and Illustrated by Ronald Barrett
Morning Meteorologist, Laura Hartman, reads a story of the grumpiest cat
Heath Reporter, Val Lego, reads a story to Rae, our PAWS With A Cause dog - This special story is a custom tale about our sweet pup
My West Michigan host, Kirk Montgomery reads "I am Captain Kirk" by Frank Berrios and illustrated by Ethen Beavers
Weekend News Anchor and Reporter, Sarah Makuta reads "Girls Can Do Anything" by Caryl Hart and illustrated by Ali Pye
Sports Anchor and Reporter, Mike Lacett reads "Wonky Donkey" written by Craig Smith and illustrated by Katz Cowley
13 ON YOUR SIDE News Director, Julie Flynn, reads "The Three Bears"
Reading the classic fairytale of Beauty and the Beast by Assignment Editor Katie
Reading the Dr. Seuss story, "What Was I Scared Of
Reading "Lamont the Lonely Monster" written by Dean Walley and illustrated by Don Page
Reading "Dragons Love Tacos" written by Adam Rubin and illustrated by Daniel Salmieri
Aaron, the son of 13 ON YOUR SIDE Lead Photojournalist reads "One Big Heart" by Lindsey Davis and illustrated by Lucy Fleming
Other 13 Reads stories:
- Book suggestions for the whole family this March
- Rockford school adds book vending machine to inspire young readers
- 13 Reads: Kent District Library presented with $7K for 'Mission: READ!'
- Book 'em! Literacy program links inmates to loved ones
- 13 Reads: The Literacy Center of West Michigan host community literacy summit
- 13 Reads: Supporting reading at home
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