Saddle Up 'N' Read

A Wild West Reading Show Adventure!

Saddle Up ‘N’ Read at the Library with Steve!

Pack your bags, Saddle Up ‘N’ Read at the Library.  It’s time to get ready for an amazing adventure you’ll never forget.  Come ride with Cowboy Steve and his friends as they take your readers on a Wild West Reading Show and an exciting tumbleweed adventure.

Visit Countries from Around the World!

During the Saddle Up ‘N’ Read at the Library program readers will discover a passport to reading, visiting places like China, Egypt, Italy, India and even the wild west of Dodge City, Kansas.  Like all of his programs, this show includes costuming, puppets, magic, music, audience participation and a strong message about using library resources!

Wild West Reading Show!

As Cowboy Steve, the readers at your library will discover some of the secrets to a great story.  In particular, they may learn about descriptive language, character development, plot twists and other writing tools, all while discovering fascinating books and stories.

Steve and Hopper the Magic Rabbit
Books Help You Saddle Up 'N' Read a Great Story

Incorporates Great Books!

The Saddle Up ‘N’ Read show includes a fascinating collection of stories from all around the world.  Tales of brave heroes and heroines are retold alongside magical stories of talking animals and enchanted lands.  The show describes elements of great stories including both fiction and non-fiction examples!

Watch Your Readers Light Up!

Steve uses the “Storie-O-meter 5000” to discover books and stories that set the stage for learning and fun.  Special guest, Petie, the Opossum (a puppet) interrupts the show with engaging concepts like:  omnivore, marsupial,  nocturnal, etc.  Meanwhile, Kazzam, an East Indian Spitting Viper Cobra (not really) makes a surprise appearance with the help of a student volunteer!

Books to Help You Ride into a Great Story
Cowboy Steve and the Saddle Up 'N' Read show

The Blue Bandanna!

Watch and listen to The Blue Bandanna, an original melodrama from the Old West.  Evil villain, Bad Bart, steals a necklace from the beautiful Gracie Pearl.  He ties her to the railroad tracks and disappears.  But wait, could it be?  Yes . . .it is none other than Texas Ranger:  Justin Tyme.  Will he save the day?  Only Tyme will tell.

Saddle Up ‘N’ Read at the Library News!

Occasionally local newspapers report about Amazing Teacher events at local schools and libraries.  Check out this article from the Camp LeJeune Globe.  Steve was honored with another opportunity to share his magic with the military families.  Page 1 and Page 2. (Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader)

Saddle Up 'N' Read Noteworthy News
Cowboy Steve is the host for the Saddle Up 'N' Read Show at the Library!

Saddle Up N Read will help Readers:

  • Value similarities/differences in others
  • Integrate reading and writing skills
  • Use their imagination in daily life
  • Read for fun and enjoyment
  • Create their own amazing stories
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Saddle Up 'N' Read at the Library is the focus!

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Amazing Testimonials!

Are you still wondering if you should schedule an Amazing Teacher program? Here are some additional clues to the quality programs we offer . . .but don’t just take our word for it . . .look what others are saying about our shows!