A Life in Storytelling: Anecdotes, Stories to Tell, Stories with Movement and Dance, Suggestions for Educators

A Life in Storytelling: Anecdotes, Stories to Tell, Stories with Movement and Dance, Suggestions for Educators

By: Binnie Tate Wilkin (author)Paperback

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A Life in Storytelling contains the reflections and lessons from one of the most noted storytellers of our times. The sections of the book are designed to provide background material for the art and craft of storytelling, the methods and uses of storytelling, sources and examples of stories, and a broad selection of over 100 stories briefly annotated.

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About Author

Throughout her multifaceted career, Binnie Tate Wilkin has been a storyteller. Her presentations of African and American stories are still in demand. Yearly, she fulfills a standing invitation to entertain the public at the Los Angeles County Library's Juneteenth celebration held at the A.C. Bilbrew Branch Library. After completing her Masters Degree in Library Science at the State University of New York at Albany, Ms. Wilkin was a school librarian and a children's librarian. As Children's Specialist for the Los Angeles City Library, she received national attention for her creative participation in that library's federally funded outreach project. Subsequently, after writing several articles in library literature, Binnie Tate Wilkin was recruited to lecture at library schools throughout the country including: The University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, California State University, Fullerton, The University of California, at Los Angeles and at Berkeley, and The University of Hawaii, Honolulu.


Foreword Introduction Section One: Storytelling an Evolving Art I.History and Culture II.Folklore Defined III.Educational Value Section Two: Developing the Art and Craft IV.Storytellers V.Choosing Stories VI.Reading, Adaptation and Learning VII.Developing Personal Style VIII. Stories with Dance and movement Section Three: IX.Suggestions for Educators, Parents and Adult Leaders Section Four: X.Stories to Tell XI.Three Original Tales XII.Resources Organizations and References Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 25/03/2014
  • ISBN13: 9781442231771
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 174
  • ID: 9781442231771
  • weight: 267
  • ISBN10: 1442231777

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