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13 Reads Storytime for kids

Staff at 13 ON YOUR SIDE are reading books for children as part of our 13 Reads campaign
Credit: Laura Hartman

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

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