Read Out Loud: BALLOONS OVER BROADWAY
Rocco reads Melissa Sweet’s book, Balloons Over Broadway, in this episode of Read Out Loud! What new balloons will fly in the sky during the Thanksgiving Day Parade? Find out in this episode of Read Out Loud!
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ABOUT THE BOOK
Balloons Over Broadway
By Melissa Sweet
Everyone’s a New Yorker on Thanksgiving Day, when young and old rise early to see what giant new balloons will fill the skies for Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Who first invented these “upside-down puppets”? Meet Tony Sarg, puppeteer extraordinaire In brilliant collage illustrations!
ABOUT MELISSA SWEET
Melissa Sweet has illustrated nearly 100 children’s books from board books to picture books and nonfiction titles. Her collages and paintings have appeared in the New York Times, Martha Stewart Living, Madison Park Greetings, Smilebox and for eeBoo Toys, which have garnered the Oppenheim and Parents Choice Awards. She has written and illustrated three books: Balloons Over Broadway: The True Story of the Puppeteer of Macy’s Parade which garnered many awards including: the 2012 Sibert Medal, the NCTE Orbis Pictus Award, an ALA Notable Book, the Flora Stieglitz Straus Award from Bank Street Books as well as the Cook Prize which honors a STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) picture book; Tupelo Rides the Rails, and Carmine: A Little More Red, a New York Times Best Illustrated, 2005.
Loved this wonderful and inspiring story! So exciting to learn how this Macy’s Day parade came about.
i am in 3 grade
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love the book
IT WAS THE BEST THING THAT COULD EVEN MAKE IT THE FIRST amazing thing ever.
Hi! This in my read aloud! It is SOOO fun!!!
yeah its a great book i enjoyed it
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The book shows that any body can do anything.
That story i live it beacouse is asome
This book shows that people can do anything
that was pretty good and i loved it to
I really enjoyed this book cause it taught that you can do anything if you put your heart to it and that if you make a mistake it doesn’t mean that you should give up. I think if i can find this book somewhere not just online i will buy and read it to my friends and family members. :) :) :)
I really enjoyed this book.
I did not get to read it
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I really liked that book because it shows anyone can make anything happen and it reminds me of every year when we see the Macy’s parade on tv
love the book
I like how the author Expressed the feelings of the book instead of being bland when he read it and this story was also really good, because this is showing if you try you have a chance of succeding
I loved this book because he tried and even though a few ideas didn’t work he didn’t give up
wow tony is so cool
I really liked it.
I really liked the video
How many people are in the parades? :/
hay. do you hafe to whare mascks if you can go to the prade in pesin?
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I really like this book i read it every day
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I really liked that book because it shows anyone can make anything happen and it reminds me of every year when we see the Macy’s parade on tv i love the book so much
I love this book I remember when i was in 4 grade the teacher read this. i am in 5 grade now and I still love it! this is a really good book
i like the book because its showing people we care for every body in the world.
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this is the best book read:):)
I love the way it was made
I love the way they have the Macy’s Day Parade and I love the book HAPPY THANKSGIVING IF I DON”T SEE YOU!!
I LIKE IT
Hey readers! I’m the author and illustrator of Balloons Over Broadway. I love your comments! And I love how Rocco read this story. Tony Sarg was amazing and inspiring. My favorite part is how Sarg wanted the balloons to move like a marionette, how colorful they were, and how outrageous it was to see them so high up. No one had ever made a helium balloon before!
The parade has been going strong for 95 years.
I’m not sure how many people are actually in the parade, but, I do know that over 40 million people watch the parade all over the world on Thanksgiving morning every year.
this is a good book
Wow so good
I’m going to send this to my great-grandchildren.
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This book was amazing. I read this book when I was a first grader and it was fun now I still like this book.
i am i 4 grade and i was so happy when the teacher read this book to me but mad when the book was over
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Loved it so much
I love this book so much and I really really enjoyed I read it and I mean watched it like about 30 something times it’s really good.!Thanks for creating this
So happy you enjoyed it! :-)
Love this story
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I’m doin a thing about this book