Story Time with Ms. Michelle is a wonderful storytelling series that will take place on the last Saturday of each month, starting promptly at 11AM and lasting 30-45 minutes. The children will be encouraged to ask questions and give opinions about the book after the reading of the story, which will help develop their critical thinking skills. The targeted age group is 4-9 years old and each child must be accompanied by an adult. Complimentary snacks will be provided.
About Who are Your People?:
This inspiring picture book by New York Times bestselling author Bakari Sellers is a tribute to the family and community that help make us who we are. Perfect for sharing and gifting.
When you meet someone for the first time, they might ask, Who are your people? and Where are you from?
Children are shaped by their ancestors, and this book celebrates the village it takes to raise a child.
In the vein of I Am Enough and Eyes That Kiss in the Corners, this powerful picture book with beautiful illustrations by Reggie Brown is a joyful recognition of the people and places that help define young readers and adults alike.
The reading list is as follows but is subject to change based on the emergence of a book that has risen in popularity and/or demand.
Sat, October 22 at 11am: The Queen of Kindergarten
Sat, November 26 at 11am: H is for Harlem
Sat, December 17 at 11am: Who are Your People?
Sat, January 28 at 11am: Martin’s Big Words: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Sat, February 25 at 11am: The 1619 Project: Born on the Water
Sat, March 25: Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters: An African Tale