Sally Cassan-Archuleta

Director

BOD Term: 2016-2019

Ways to Connect

What do you call a donkey with three legs? A wonky donkey, and a lot more fun in Craig Smith's book, "The Wonkey Donkey," read by Donna Shirnberg. And Sally Cassano reads "I Love You Because You're You," by Liza Baker.

In "Music, Music for Everyone," by Vera B. Williams, Rosa's grandma is sick and must stay upstairs in bed. After school, Rosa and her friends play music for Grandma. She says their playing makes her feel like a girl again, dancing at a party. And that is the beginning of Rosa's wonderful idea.

Sally Cassano reads "Princess Smartypants" by Babette Cole and "The Napping House" by Audrey Wood.

  

Princess Smartypants doesn't want to get married, she'd rather live with her pets. When commanded to find a husband, she uses all her wits to outsmart her suitors.

 

In the napping house is a cozy bed piled high with a snoring granny, a dreaming child, a dozing dog, a snoozing cat and a slumbering mouse. All is at peace until the appearance of an unexpected visitor, and before you know it no one is sleeping.

Everything comes from something, as Agatha learns when she gets a late-night visit from some geese that are not thrilled with her new feather bed. Sally Cassano reads "Agatha’s Feather Bed" by Carmen Agra Deedy.

A lost ball turns into a fuzz frenzy for a community of prairie dogs in "The Great Fuzz Frenzy," by Janet Stevens and Susan Stevens Crummel, read by Sally Cassano. Will the Big Bark steal the fun or save the day?

Fred Flea learns not to be greedy in "Ed and Fred Flea," by Pamela Duncan Edwards, read by Sally Cassano.

Tune-In Tales celebrates World Giraffe Day on June 21 with a story of young Cal learning how to stay safe on the savannah. Sally Cassano reads "Giraffe Trouble" by Jean Craighead George.