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Read Along: Mondays with Michelle Obama

By Ashley Moulton, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 3+

Former First Lady hosts a virtual picture book story time.

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Obama is a dynamic reader who could have missed her calling as a kindergarten teacher. The books featured in Read Aloud have great stories with wonderful illustrations. The series is pretty low-frills: the books are not enhanced with animations or sound effects. Kids who love reading will likely enjoy this virtual story time, but some kids may be bored by the simple presentation. Obama does a good job asking kids questions that encourage them to reflect on the story, but of course kids will learn more from having a live adult reading to them. But if an in-person grown-up isn't available, this series is a pretty great substitute.

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