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Bringing the Story Home The Complete Guide to Storytelling for Parents

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ISBN-10: 0393322602

ISBN-13: 9780393322606

Edition: 2000 (Reprint)

Authors: Lisa Lipkin

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List price: $18.95
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/17/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.440

She is a storyteller who has toured nationally & internationally. her stories & articles have appeared in numerous publications. She lives in New York City.

Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Making a Mountain out of a Molehill: Integrating Storytelling into Everyday Activities
Mealtime
Household Chores
Instead of TV
Bedtime
Travel
More Fun Magic Caps
Homework
Story: And Sometimes Y
Story: The Magic Map
"When I Was a Kid, I Walked Twelve Miles to School in the Snow": How to Collect and Share Your Family's Folklore
The World of Childhood
What's in a Name?
The Stuff of Our Lives
The Healing Place: Hospital Stories
Red as a Beet: Embarrassing Stories
There's a Fly in Your Soup: Practical Joke Stories
Naughty Naughty: Discipline Stories
Photographs
Family Expressions
Family Customs
Family Characters
Story: Aunt Sally and Uncle Fifth
Becoming a Folklorist
Adoption
Bibliography of Adoption Literature
Gulps, Guffaws, and Giggles: How to Read Stories to Children
Preparing to Read Aloud
Making Written Stories Even More Fun
Making the Most out of Illustrations
Putting It All Together
Story: A Boy Named Ray
Fairy Tales
Story: Cinderelma
Story: The Indian Cinderella
Bibliography of Favorite Read-Aloud Stories
Wizards, Lizards, and Blizzards: Creating Imaginary Stories
Recognizing Your Hidden Jewels
Once upon a Time ...
Creating a Story
Stories That Soothe
Creation Stories
How to Prompt a Story
Story: A Story for Heather
Gobble Your Goblins: Taking the Scare out of Ghost Stories
How to Have Fun with Scary Stories
Spooky Activities without the Fright
Creating Friendly Ghost Stories
Story: Long, Long Fingers and Ruby, Ruby Lips
Who Towed Noah's Ark? Bringing Bible Stories to Life
Background
Selecting Your Story
Preparing Your Story
Modern Midrash
Story: A New Yorker's Guide to Eden
Story: The Parable of the Serpent
Discovering God
Story: Leonardo Lobster
When Life Makes Us Blue: Stories That Address Childhood Issues
Feeling Left Out: The Growing Up of Littleberry Johnson
Sibling Rivalry: Dumb Baby!
Thumb-sucking: Slurp! Slurp! Slurp!
Controlling Your Anger: The Dragon
Fear of the Dark: The Boy and the Dark
Death of a Loved One: The Cow-tail Switch
Proud as a Peacock: Stories That Reinforce Positive Behavior
Helping One Another: Heaven and Hell
Sharing: The Two Friends: A Folktale
Trusting Your Own Judgment: A Bedouin Tale
Asking for Help: The Mountain and the Cliff
Acceptance: The Rooster Who Would Be King
Additional Resources
Credits