Storytelling: Art and Technique

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Appendix:
Sources for the Storyteller

Professional Reading

BOOKS AND EXCERPTS FROM BOOKS

Andersen, Hans Christian. The Complete Fairy Tales and Stories. Translated from the Danish by Erik Christian Haugaard. Doubleday, 1974. o.p.

——. Hans Christian Andersen: Eighty Fairy Tales. Translated by R. P. Keigwin. Introduction by Elias Bredsdorff. Illustrated by Vilhelm Pedersen and Lorenz Frolich. Pantheon, 1982. o.p.

Arnott, Kathleen. African Myths and Legends. Illustrated by Joan Kiddell-Monroe. Oxford Univ. Press, 1990. ISBN 0-19-274143-8

Ausubel, Nathan. A Treasury of Jewish Folklore. Crown, 1989. ISBN 0-517-50293-3

Barton, Bob. Tell Me Another: Storytelling and Reading Aloud at Home, at School and in the Community. Heinemann, 1986. ISBN 0-435-08231-0

Barton, Bob, and David Booth. Stories in the Classroom: Storytelling, Reading Aloud and Roleplaying with Children. Heinemann, 1990. ISBN 0-435-08527-1. This valuable guide is based on the authors' more than 30 years of experience as teachers, consultants, and storytellers.Though addressed to classroom teachers, it has much to offer anyone who works with children in a group setting. The authors discuss "why children need stories" and "why children need to story" and present ways of engaging children in storying.

Bauer, Caroline Feller. New Handbook for Storytellers with Stories, Poems, Magic, and More. Illustrated by Lynn Gates Bredeson. American Library Assn., 1993. ISBN 0-8389-06133. This revised and expanded edition of the author's popular storytelling handbook is filled with exciting ideas for multimedia story hours. It includes excerpts from the works of over 50 well-known writers, sample programs, and updated booklists.

——. The Poetry Break: An Annotated Anthology with Ideas for Introducing Children to Poetry. Illustrated by Edith Bingham. H.W.Wilson, 1994. ISBN 0-8242-0852-8. Part 1 of this fun-filled book explains the Poetry Break idea and suggests methods and activities to make poetry a natural part of a child's life. Part 2 is a collection of 240 poems, both classic and contemporary, for children ranging from preschool through elementary school.

Bauman, Richard. Verbal Arts as Performance. Waveland Press, 1984. ISBN 0-88133-048-5

Bettelheim, Bruno. The Uses of Enchantment: The Meaning and Importance of Fairy Tales. Knopf, 1976. ISBN 0-394-49771-6

Bierhorst, John. Black Rainbows: Legends of the Incas and Myths of Ancient Peru. Farrar, 1976. o.p.

——. The Mythology of Mexico and Central America. Morrow, 1990. ISBN 0-688-06721-2

——. The Mythology of North America. Morrow, 1986. ISBN 0-688-04145-0

——. The Mythology of South America. Morrow, 1988. ISBN 0-688-06722-0

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Foreword xiii
  • Preface xvii
  • 1: Storytelling: a Historical Perspective 1
  • 2: Storytelling to Children in Libraries 8
  • 3: Purpose and Values of Storytelling 33
  • 4: Selection 48
  • 5: Preparation 63
  • 6: Presentation 81
  • 7: Storytelling to Children with Special Needs or in Special Settings 96
  • 8: Storytelling to Young Children 114
  • 9: Storytelling to Young Adults 138
  • 10: Children and Young Adults as Storytellers 149
  • 11: Program Planning 161
  • 12: Administration of the Story-Hour Program and In-Service Education 169
  • Festschrift for Augusta Baker 186
  • Appendix - Sources for the Storyteller 257
  • Glossary 319
  • Index 323
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