Readapalooza 9: Mercy Watson to the Rescue

Welcome back to digital Readapalooza, our storytime for elementary-age kids. This week we will read Mercy Watson to the Rescue by Kate DiCamillo. Mercy is always getting into an adventure! After we read a bit, you can learn to draw a pig like Mercy. There’s also a Mercy Watson word search and a list of other Mercy Watson books to read. So sit back, enjoy and remember to log your time for summer reading in Beanstack!


Let’s learn to draw a pig like Mercy!


  • Pencil or other drawing tool
  • Paper
  • Crayons, markers or colored pencils (optional)

Here are Tracie and Leah’s drawings:

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Mercy Watson Word Search

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Leah is a Youth Services Specialist who has worked in the Kids Library since 2004. As someone who believes in life-long learning, she hopes to instill that idea into the kids she works with in Curious Kids. When not at the library she can be found teaching at Topeka Public Schools or playing with her dogs, Rooney and Franco.