Featured Content for March and April

 

OSTARA – AN EASTER PUPPET SHOW

Performed by actors, goddesses and bird figures

An interactive telling of Easter origins

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THE GREAT STUFFIE

MEETING HOUSE

ADVENTURE

Performed by some of your favorite furry friends at our march sleepover

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Reflections For All Ages

A Complete List of

Stories from Published Books

 

SOJOURNER TRUTH – A LIFE OF COMMITMENT

compiled and narrated by Erika Reif

With maps, words and images, Truth’s astonishing life is revealed

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I WONDER

by Annaka Harris, illustrated by John Rowe.  Four Elephants Press

A mother and daughter reflect on the beauty and mystery of the world

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BEFORE SHE WAS HARRIET

by Lesa Cline Ransome, illustrated by James Ransome, Holiday House publishers

an evocative poem and stunning watercolors honor a larger than life hero

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Link to our library of previous Reflections more stories

 

 

Live Action Story Painting

 By Judy BrooK

narrated with live action painting by Judy Brook

Two Indigenous stories painted in breathtaking watercolor while narrated.  Stunning.

 

THE STORY OF WATER 

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SKYWOMAN

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Homegrown: puppets, celebrations

and historical moments


 

THE TALE OF DESERT PETE

An interactive tale performed by Rev. Tricia and Erika as “Pete”

A fun story about how we can preserve resources for all of us

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YOUTH GROUP PUPPET SHOW

         Conceived, written and performed by our UU youth group

An original story of respecting others and respecting oneself

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Link for our Library for more homegrown puppets  

 

Spirit Play Stories

Active storytelling based in story and ritual – a selection of stories below

For more information, visit this site Spirit Play

JULIA BUTTERFLY   

The story of a contemporary young environmental activist

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THE LIFE CYCLE OF A FROG

The story of a frog; from ball of jelly to an adult hopper!

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THE BUNDLE OF STICKS

An Aesop fable that reveals how unity makes strength

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Story Paths

Words and Images from books installed on the Meeting House grounds 

 

SOMETIMES PEOPLE MARCH

by Tessa Allen. Harper Collins Publisher.

With a spare, inspiring text and watercolor illustrations, a timeless book for young activists

 

A JOURNEY TO THE MOTHER OF THE SEA

retold by Maliaraq Vebaek, illustrated by Aka Heogh. Inhabit Media, an Inuit publisher.

An indigenous legend from the Inuit peoples to our North

 

SUNFLOWER HOUSE

by Eve Bunting, illustrated by Katherine Hewitt. HMH books for Young Readers.
A charming tale about inventive children and summer fun with Sunflowers

 

THE ABC’s OF AFRICAN AMERICAN POETRY

by Ashley Bryan. Atheneum Books for Young Readers.
A beautifully illustrated collection of excerpts of poems by African American Poets

 

More Story Paths to Come in Summer 2021!