Storyline Polar Express

Storyline Polar Express

A HOLIDAY TREAT FROM THE SAG FOUNDATION

(Los Angeles) December 13, 2004 - Children across the nation can now experience Lou Diamond Phillips (La Bamba) reading the holiday classic " The Polar Express" on Storyline Online presented by the Screen Actors Guild Foundation.

This on-line streaming video is made possible by a $100,000 grant from Verizon Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Verizon Communications. Additional Storyline Online's featured readers include Elijah Wood (Lord Of The Rings), SAG president Melissa Gilbert (Little House on the Prairie), Esai Morales (NYPD Blue), Bonnie Bartlett & former SAG president William Daniels (St. Elsewhere, Boy Meets World) and Amanda Bynes (What A Girl Wants, The Amanda Show).

Storyline Online is a ground-breaking web site that uses technology to make the words of well-known children authors come alive. Teachers and parents will find the videos exciting and easy since each video is accompanied by a prepared curriculum including theme, lesson suggestions and a bibliography of related books integrating technology with early literacy.

Visit www.bookpals.net/storyline to start enjoying today.