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Michael Leonard | Baker's Dozen
Michael Leonard | Baker's Dozen

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Michael Leonard has taught the craft of storytelling all over the world for over 30 years and worked as head of the Chicago Public Library’s North Town branch. How does he find new stories to tell? He...
Lyn Z. Mueller | Baker's Dozen
Lyn Z. Mueller | Baker's Dozen

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Lyn Z. Mueller served as director of the state’s Writing Improvement Network and was greatly influenced as a storyteller by Augusta Baker, who gave Ms. Mueller the power to teach reading and writing...
Anne Pellowski | Baker's Dozen
Anne Pellowski | Baker's Dozen

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Anne Pellowski is a former storytelling specialist at the New York Public Library and founder and former director or the Information Center on Children’s Cultures of the U.S. Committee for UNICEF. She...
Darion McCloud | Baker's Dozen
Darion McCloud | Baker's Dozen

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Darion McCloud has also worked in South Carolina in the children’s section of a public library. He is a storyteller and also an artist who does paintings and drawings. He has always been interested in...
Sherry William | Baker's Dozen
Sherry William | Baker's Dozen

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Sherry William likes to tell African folks tales. Many of the stories she tells are not written in Gullah, but she has added that because she grew up in the Low Country of South Carolina where she...
Minerva King | Baker's Dozen
Minerva King | Baker's Dozen

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Minerva King is a native of South Carolina and just as long ago storytellers traveled from city to city, weaving tales, she continues this tradition today as an artist in residence for the South...
Gayle Holmes | Baker's Dozen
Gayle Holmes | Baker's Dozen

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Gayle Holmes is a storyteller from South Carolina who has been not only telling stories, but creating stories for a long time. He favorite stories are from African and Asian cultures. Telling a story...
Dianna Young | Baker's Dozen
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
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
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...