Libraries, Literature & Learning

A collection about writers, their books, and more. It's all about literature and learning! Visit your school library to learn even more!

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Dianna Young | Baker's Dozen

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Diana Young, a storyteller and puppeteer, is from Texas. She learned to tell stories with her voice and her feeling from Augusta Baker! And, she often uses puppets to tell parts of the story, which...
Tom Feelings | Baker's Dozen

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Tom Feelings, an author and an illustrator, was born in New York and retired as a professor of art at the University of South Carolina. He has won many awards, including two Caldecott Honor awards and...
Ellin Greene | Baker's Dozen

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Ellin Greene has worked as a storytelling specialist in the New York Public Library system and served as a children’s literature specialists at the National College of Education. She says that telling...
Pat Feehan | Baker's Dozen

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Pat Feehan, a professor of Library Science, is a storyteller who takes ideas and brings them to life in a story. How do you begin to tell a story? “Once upon a time” and “in the beginning” are ways...
Ann Grifalconi | Baker's Dozen

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Ann Grifalconi is an author and illustrator from New York City. She specializes in presenting realistic characters from other cultures. Her book, The Village of Round and Square Houses , is a...
Literary Tour of SC  - Teacher Resources
Literary Tour of SC - Teacher Resources

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In Literary Tour of South Carolina , students will meet nationally recognized authors who call South Carolina home. As they learn about the writing process, students will hear what the authors have to...
Opinion Writing
Opinion Writing

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Students will be able to form an opinion piece about one of their classmate’s character traits and give reasons to support their opinion. Students will choose a classmate, a character trait that...

Orangeburg Massacre: Remembrances & Reckoning, Part 1
Episode 1

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Fifty years have passed since the tragic Orangeburg Massacre occurred at South Carolina State College. With the protests at the All Star Bowling Alley mere days before, no one anticipated the massacre...
Marshall Doswell

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Marshall Doswell came to Rock Hill as the Managing Editor of The Evening Herald in 1957. After living in South Carolina for a short time, he was made aware of the racial division and tension that...
Bradley Fuller

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Sonatas and Soundscapes explores the diverse and colorful range of classical (and not-so-classical) music. Every weekday host Bradley Fuller programs instrumental music from history’s repertoire...