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CHILDREN’S AND YOUNG ADULT

                                PROGRAMS AND SERVICES





                                                         Storytelling

                                                       Art and Technique

                                                         5TH EDITION |     JANICE M. DEL NEGRO, EDITOR
                                                        “ emphasis on diversity, additional practical suggestions for
                                                          Packed with more research on the power of stories, a stronger

                                                         program development, and a plethora of recommended
                                                         resources, this is the essential guide for all purveyors of story,
                                                         from librarians and other educators to professional storytellers.
                                                         Del Negro and her authors have created an absolutely
                                                         indispensable purchase for all library collections! ”
                                                                       —Jamie Campbell Naidoo, PhD, Foster-EBSCO Professor,
                                                                              University of Alabama, SLIS, February 26, 2021


                                                             Whether used as a text or professional guide,
             June 2021 ,  449pp ,  6 1/8x9 1/4         this book is one that no librarian will want to
            Paperback: 978-1-4408-7208-2
             $65.00 ,  £49.00 ,  €55,00                be without.
            eBook: 978-1-4408-7209-9

            S AMPLE T OPICS                            Storytelling: Art and Technique serves professors, students, and practitioners
                                                       alike as a textbook, reference, and professional guide. It provides practical
            •   Digital Storytelling  •  Storytelling for   instruction and concrete examples of how to use the power of story to build
            •  History of       Children               literacy and presentation skills, as well as to create community in those same
              Storytelling     •  Storytelling for     educational spaces.
            •  International Stories  Special Needs
                                Audiences              This text illustrates the value of storytelling, covers the history of storytelling
            •  Presentation                            in libraries, and offers valuable guidance for bringing stories to contemporary
            •  Programs        •  Storytelling for YA
                                                       listeners, with detailed instructions on the selection, preparation, and
            •  Purpose and Value                       presentation of stories. It also provides guidance around the planning and
              of Storytelling
                                                       administration of a storytelling program. Topics include digital storytelling,
                                                       open mics and slams, and the neuroscience of storytelling. An extensive and
                                                       helpful section of resources for the storyteller is included in an expanded
              JANICE M. DEL NEGRO , PhD, is tenured
            associate professor at the Graduate School of   Part V of this edition.
            Library and Information Science at Dominican     FEATURES
            University in River Forest, Illinois.
                                                       •  Offers readers a thorough overview of the role of story and storytelling in
                                                         the library
                                                       •  Gives a convincing argument for the value of storytelling
                                                       •  Provides practical tips on selecting, preparing, and telling stories
                                                       •  Presents insights on storytelling to specific populations, including children,
                                                         young adults, and those with special needs
                                                       •  Includes an extensive list of resources












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