This is a read-aloud of Mouse’s First Spring written by Lauren Thompson and illustrated by Buket Erdogan. It is highlighted in April of the 2019 Saltillo Calendar. Spring is just around the corner! Mom and mouse head outside to play. As the wind blew, they discovered signs of spring. Find out what they discover!

Throughout the story, you'll find embedded words to model, including these suggested six words: there, something, what, can, it, and be. Additional words for modeling are also included in this read-aloud: read, more, turn the page, the end, and again. Model words to match the interest and needs of the person using the communication system as you explore different word combinations!