My Story Friend

May 25, 2021|
My Story Friend by Kalli Dakos
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There is the person who tells the story. This is the storyteller. And there is the person who listens to the story. This is the story friend.

As a child treks across the land in search of someone to tell his sad story to, he meets a gruff mountain man who can''t stand unhappy stories, a too busy to be bothered farmer, and finally, the old woman who tells stories herself, who is willing to listen. The act of telling the story leads the child to look at the other side and make what was dark lighter and full of hope and positivity.
The true potency of needing to express one''s unhappiness and the power of having someone else listen and help is a strong message for young readers. Like a favorite teacher or mentor, they may not be around forever, just for a short but meaningful time.
Kalli Dakosis a children''s poet and educator. She visits schools across the United States and Canada to encourage children and teachers to write about their own lives. She has written many collections of school poems that include six ILA/CBC Children''s Choice selections, such asIf You''re Not Here, Please Raise Your Hand. She lives i...
Title:My Story Friend
Product dimensions:32 pages, 10 X 8 X 0 in
Shipping dimensions:32 pages, 10 X 8 X 0 in
Published:May 25, 2021
Publisher:Magination Press
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781433836886

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