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21st Century Storytelling: Meet Jerry Pinkney at The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art

Photo Comes Via Children's Book Council Website

“Is this story worth telling?” -Jerry Pinkney (This quote, the photo, and the media alert are via  Children’s Book Council website) Meet Jerry Pinkney at The Carle MEDIA ALERT A Story Worth Telling with Jerry Pinkney at The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art on Saturday, February 12, 2011 at 1:00 pm Email > […]

21st Century Storytelling: Rosa Parks Resources

Thank you, JAN!!

Thank you, W.A.R., Jan Godown Annino!  As always, Jan was kind enough to send me a Facebook message which included Rosa Parks resources.   She writes on Facebook: Jan Godown Annino suggests more commemoration by taking a picture book ride on Rosa’s Bus, courtesy of my writing colleague Jo S. Kittinger & the equally talented artist, Steven Walker Fortunate […]

21st Century Storytelling: Happy Birthday, Rosa Parks!


Our fabulous librarian, Joanne Walsh, sent me the following email just now: Did you know that today is Rosa Parks Birthday? I was just looking at something on computer — What I always found fascinating was that Rosa Parks was born on Feb 4 1913 – Harriet Tubman died on March 10 1913 — almost […]

21st Century Storytelling: BLACK COMIC BOOK DAY


Facebook readers are sending me TONS of great Black History Month ‘authentic’ stories. My cartoonist BFF, Jerry Craft,  sent me information about BLACK COMIC BOOK DAY.  Bring your kids! What a great way to introduce young artists to the world of cartoonists. “Hey Amy, check out my link for Black Comic Book Day coming to […]

21st Century Storytelling: Black History Month 2011

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