Monday, July 19, 2010

Patricia Polacco, the Ultimate Storyteller (Video)




Patricia Polacco is an illustrator, writer, and storyteller who captivated the Mazza 2010 Summer Institute audience with personal, historical vignettes.  She touched the audience to tears with her themes of loving relationships, abounding beauty, learning and educational challenges, and heroism.



Below is Ms. Polacco sharing her family's four (or more?) generational "keeping quilt."









Image from Amazon.  Notice the Sydney Taylor Book Award in the upper right hand corner.

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