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Keeping Storytelling Traditions Alive

In Books by Katey Howes2 Comments

Evan Turk’s picture book THE STORYTELLER was inspired by Moroccan hlaykia, or public storytellers, and the ways their tales and traditions bind generations together. We highlight some amazing efforts to carry on centuries-old traditions and to build new ones, all through storytelling.

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Books For Better: Books to Evoke Change

In All, Books by Lauren Davis2 Comments

This month’s Books For Better theme is “Books to evoke change.” Our children are fierce; let us never underestimate them. They can be, in the words of the great Mahatma Gandhi, the change they wish to see in the world. Let’s utilize great books to help them on their way.