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Elmo Saves Christmas

by Christine Ferraro Tony Geiss

Santa gives Elmo three wishes, but when Elmo gets what he wishes for, he finds out that what you wish for isn't always what you want.

Vegetable Soup (Sesame Street)

by Tony Geiss Judy Freudberg

Bert, Ernie and Cookie Monster make vegetable soup. Bert and Ernie explain how to make it and they teach Cookie Monster what can be done with Vegetables. Cookie Monster gets a box from the grocery, the box contains not cookies, but vegetables. He is not sure of what to do with the strange items. He used celery as a back scratcher, broccoli as a feather duster, carrot as a pencil, a beet as a top, and a squash as a telephone. The grocery had delivered the wrong bag to Cookie Monster. They delivered Bert and Ernie's box instead. Bert and Ernie teach Cookie Monster about vegetables.

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Here is an overview of the specialized formats that Bookshare offers its members with links that go to the Help Center for more information.

  • Bookshare Web Reader - a customized reading tool for Bookshare members offering all the features of DAISY with a single click of the "Read Now" link.
  • DAISY (Digital Accessible Information System) - a digital book file format. DAISY books from Bookshare are DAISY 3.0 text files that work with just about every type of access technology that reads text. Books that contain images will have the download option of ‘DAISY Text with Images’.
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