PB – Children Tell Stories 2 Edition



Children Tell Stories: Teaching and Using Storytelling in the Classroom, Second Edition

by Martha Hamilton and Mitch Weiss

2005 pb

288 pages

ISBN 1-57274-663-7

The revised edition of this award- winning guidebook on storytelling in the classroom includes over 80% new material. The authors provide compelling rationales for the value of storytelling, links to state literacy learning standards, detailed storytelling unit tips, easy ideas for storytelling celebrations, uses for storytelling throughout the curriculum, and carefully selected and extensive bibliographies. Considered the classic in the field, Children Tell Stories is useful to both experienced and novice teachers and storytellers who work with students from preschool through college. The authors have retold four folk tales for the Books for Young Learners collection that are suitable for classroom telling and reading: Two Fables of Aesop, How Fox Became Red, Tricky Rabbit, and Why Animals Never Got Fire. Call or visit our website for information.