Library Storytelling Morning activity for May

Come to the “tellebration” with us! Monthly Saturday morning meetings where kids can enjoy selected stories in English with Brian George (Oliver) as storyteller.

Recommended for children between the ages of 4 – 9. Two adults per child maximum. Approx. 40 minutes.

Participation is free. Seating is limited; entrance is open until full capacity (35 kids per session). Register including children’s name/s and your favorite session (11 / 12:30 h.) and wait for our confirmation reply.

May 2010 storytelling around the book:

“The great ball game: a Muskogee story” by Joseph Bruchac & Susan L. Roth

Saturday, May 22nd 2010

At 11 a.m. – English version (All in English)

At 12:30 p.m –English version with some Spanish to help understand

“To settle a dispute between animals with teeth and those with wings, the two sides agree to play a ball game like lacrosse and the first to score a goal wins. The Native American story explaining why birds fly south in the winter comes alive here with rich illustrations.”

From Scholastics.

Recommended links for parents and teachers:

http://www.eduplace.com/kids/hmr/mtai/bruchac.html?grade=2

http://www.palmbeach.k12.fl.us/multicultural/curriculum/LanguageArts/Multicultural/TheGreatBallGame.pdf

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muscogee_(Creek)

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