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THE READING LEAGUE'S READING BUDDIES

NOLA Code:
RBUD 0200 H1
Number of Episodes/Length:
20 / 30
Genre:
Rights End:
2/28/2027
Producer
The Reading League
Co-Producer
WCNY
TV-G
CC
sIX
Stereo
SAP:
Year Produced:
2022
Version:
Base
Reading together is fun!

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#201 The Short O Vowel Bade
Dusty and the Alphabotteers team up to earn “The O Vowel Badge.” With Dott and AB’s help, the group explores the letter o - how it is written, the sound it represents, words that use the letter o. Dusty has trouble giving Kitt, Reggie, Maya, Ziggy, and Dott equitable playing time, as they all play “One Word Story.”

#202 The J Consonant Badge
Dusty and the Alphabotteers work on earning “The J Consonant Badge.” With Dott and AB’s help, the group explores the letter j - how it is written, the sound it represents, words that use the letter j. Dusty’s jealousy of Dott’s singing voice is evident and provides for a fruitful discussion of the emotion.

#203 The U Vowel Bade
Earning the “The U Vowel Badge” is on the agenda for Dusty and the Alphabotteers. With Dott and AB’s help, the group explores the letter u - how it is written, the sound it represents, words that use the letter u. Dott helps Dusty handle his fear of thunder.

#204 The K Consonant Badge
Dusty and the Alphabotteers try to earn “The K Consonant Badge.” With Dott and AB’s help, the group explores the letter k - how it is written, the sound it represents, words that use the letter k. Maya experiences frustration with Cosmo and Jampa during a game of “Shadow.”

#205 The X Consonant Badge
Earning “The X Consonant Badge” is extra special for Dusty and the Alphabotteers when they learn some unique qualities of the letter. With Dott and AB’s help, the group explores the letter x- how it is written, the sound(s) it represents, words that use the letter x. Dusty finds out that there are so many ways to relax, thanks to Dott and the Alphabotteers!

#206 The CK Digraph Badge
Time to earn a digraph badge! Dusty and the Alphabotteers learn all about -ck to earn “The CK Digraph Badge.” With Dott and AB’s help, the group explores the digraph ck - how it is written, the sound it represents, words that use the digraph ck. Dott is stuck! She can’t find inspiration to create art, but her pal Ziggy is there to offer a change in “perspective.”

#207 The Z Consonant Badge
Dusty and the Alphabotteers team up to earn “The Z Consonant Badge.” With Dott and AB’s help, the group explores the letter z - how it is written, the sound it represents, words that use the letter z. After reading “The Wizard of Paws,” Dusty experiences big emotions, but they’re not what he expected.

#208 The SH Digraph Badge
Another digraph badge! Dusty and the Alphabotteers learn and earn “The SH Digraph Badge.” With Dott and AB’s help, the group explores the sh digraph - how it is written, the sound it represents, words that use the sh digraph. While Reggie and Dusty are putting on “The Shark and Sheep Puppet Show,” Dott learns a lesson in communication with others, instead of assuming their reactions.

#209 The W Consonant Badge
Dusty and the Alphabotteers team up to earn the tricky “Y Consonant Badge.” With Dott and AB’s help, the group explores the letter y - how it is written, the sound it represents, words that use the letter y. Dusty joins a game of “Farm” with Dott and Kitt and in the process learns about personal space and permission.

#210 The TH Digraph Badge
Who couldn’t use another digraph badge? Earning “The TH Digraph Badge” is up next for Dusty and the Alphabotteers. With Dott and AB’s help, the group explores the digraph th - how it is written, the sound it represents, words that use the th digraph. “Captain Fleabag” and “Dr. Betabott” understand the power of “Thank You."

#211 The QU Consonant Badge
It is quite an adventure as Dusty and the Alphabotteers try to earn “The QU Consonant Badge.” With Dott and AB’s help, the group explores the letters qu - how they are written, the sound(s) represented, and words that use the letters qu. Dott uses “pizza breath” to help calm Dusty’s mind and body.

#212 The Doubling Badge
Earning “The Doubling Badge” is a new challenge for Dusty and the Alphabotteers. With Dott and AB’s help (along with a catchy song), the group explores the doubling rule - when to use it and which letters follow the doubling rule. Dusty finds out that someone can have more than one best friend, because every friend is completely different and unique.

#213 The Bed Badge
Dusty and the Alphabotteers put b/d confusion to rest when they earn “The Bed Badge.” With Dott and AB’s help, the group explores the letters b and d, the sounds they make, their similarities and differences, and what words use b or d. Dr. Betabott and Captain Fleabag are at it again, but this time, there are cookies involved!

#214 The P/B Buddy Badge
Quick! Say “P/B Buddy Badge” fast ten times! With Dott and AB’s help, the group explores the letters p and b, as well as what makes them “buddies.” Jampa and Dusty get a lesson in patience while playing “Train."

#215 The EE Vowel Team Badge
Did you know letters can team up to make sounds? Join Dusty and the Alphabotteers as they earn “The EE Vowel Team Badge.” With Dott and AB’s help, the group explores the vowel team ee - how it is written, the sound it represents, words that use the vowel team ee. Maya comes to Dott for help handling anxiety over her creative writing project for school.

#216 The A_E Silent E Badge
Next up in the badge collection? Silent E! Dusty and the Alphabotteers learn about silent e to earn “The A_E Silent E Badge.” With Dott and AB’s help, the group explores the concept of a_e (silent e), the sound the pattern represents, words that use the a_e pattern. Reggie and Ziggy realize the value and power of art.

#217 The I_E Silent E Badge
Dusty and the Alphabotteers work together to earn “The I_E Silent E Badge.” With Dott and AB’s help, the group explores the concept of i_e (silent e), the sound the pattern represents, words that use the i_e pattern. Alphabott keeps Dusty company during time out.

#218 The O_E Silent E Badge
Bringing home “The O_E Silent E Badge” is top on the agenda for Dusty and the Alphabotteers. With Dott and AB’s help, the group explores the concept of o_e (silent e), the sound the pattern represents, words that use o_e pattern. Maya, Kitt, Ziggy, and Dusty learn another meaning of "home."

#219 The U_E Silent E Badge
Are you ready to earn “The U_E Silent E Badge”? Dusty and the Alphabotteers are! With Dott and AB’s help, the group explores the concept of u_e (silent e), the sound(s) the pattern represents, words that use the u_e pattern. During a ukulele lesson, Cosmo and Dott remind Dusty to practice taking turns and how to handle frustration when learning something new.

#220 The /Z/ /S/ Buddy Badge
Another Buddy Badge! Dusty and the Alphabotteers team up to earn “The Z/S Buddy Badge.” With Dott and AB’s help, the group explores the letters z and s, as well as what makes them “buddies.” All of the reading buddies get the chance to express themselves, with the help of a big costume trunk!

Program Rights

Broadcast Rights:
Unlimited
Rights Dates:
2/29/2024 - 2/28/2027
School Rights:
1 year
V.O.D. Rights:
Yes
V.O.D. Rights Type:
Concurrent w/broadcast rights
Linear Live Streaming:
Yes
Non-Commercial Cable Rights:
Yes

Program Contacts

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Viewer

Toni Walsh
United States

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