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Super Awesome Storytime with Amy Schaffman from Augusta Museum
March 22 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Wednesday, March 22nd @ 10:30am, join us for a Super Awesome Storytime with Amy Schaffman from Augusta History Museum as she reads THE FIRST STRAWBERRIES: A CHEROKEE STORY by Joseph Bruchac and illustrated by Anna Vojtech followed by an art craft.
And as always there will be cookies and juice provided afterwards by our friends at The New Moon Cafe.
ABOUT THE BOOK:
From an award-winning Native American storyteller comes this captivating re-telling of a Cherokee legend, which explains how strawberries came to be. Long ago, the first man and woman quarrelled. The woman left in anger, but the Sun sent tempting berries to Earth to slow the wife?s retreat. Luminous paintings perfectly complement the simple, lyrical text. ?Complete harmony of text and pictures: altogether lovely.? — Kirkus Reviews, pointer review Joseph Bruchac is an award-winning storyteller whose books for children include Eagle Song, Children of the Longhouse, and Arrow to the Sun (all Dial). He lives in Greenfield Center, New York. Anna Vojtech lives in Marblehead, Massachusetts.