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Rosa’s Voice Book Review

Rosa’s Voice by Barbara Connery  –  Book Review


Time to order books for your classroom. Don’t miss this empowering book! Barbara Connery has penned an important book for young people to read. The discovery of the power of public speaking and the confidence to represent yourself and bigger ideas is well portrayed in Barbara’s main character Rosa. The story goes from a classroom speech activity to powerful recitations by selected students at Ford’s Theater and the Lincoln Memorial.

There are students just waiting to be inspired and find a stage for their voices and thoughts. I highly recommend Rosa’s Voice as a gateway book for youth to develop self-confidence, a voice for change, and have a dream.

5 Items to Pack for Storytelling with Children

5 Items to Pack for Storytelling with Children

I’m off to a storytelling gig with children.Time to pack my big canvas tote bag. I always prepare a program and some bonus or extra materials. You never know, extra kids, need to shift focus due to unforeseen event, I’m ready. My favorite reason to be flexible, “kids say the darnedest things” thanks Art Linkletter for the… Continue Reading