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Comedy / 1m, 2f / easy Set Ever seeing that their institution blew up, Moth and stomach have taken to stalking an unlawful web caf? within the hopes o/ f someday being allowed in. They take specific curiosity in leather-based, a skittish older guy doing learn within the caf?. leather-based is a self-proclaimed "freelance pupil" from a international land with a sketchy prior and a sticky mystery. leather-based starts off to fall head over heals in love with Moth... yet what approximately abdominal? This play explores the consequences of rampant capitalism on a rustic that's ill-prepared for it. "Bold and fascinating, we aren't those palms is as enjoyable because it is engaging...Rich intimately and whole of humor and pathos." - Oakland Tribune "Swaggering eccentricity...Callaghan takes a lavish dust bathtub in a damaged language...Ripe apocalyptic slang; at its most sensible, it truly is racy and unrefined, the type of belongings you may think childrens within the again alleys of a decaying global could sling around." - The Washington publish "The hole among wealthy and negative yawns so vast it aches in Sheila Callaghan's we're not those palms, yet a lot of the discomfort is from laughter. palms is a comically enticing, subversively penetrating examine the human fee of unbridled capitalism on either side of the river...the anger of the play's social imaginative and prescient is in part hid via its copious humor, rising extra forcefully after it really is over...Hands bristles with vibrant, comedian originality, quite in depicting the restrictions of its people." - San Francisco Chronicle

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At that time it was standard library practice to tell stories only found in books, but Belpre's folkloric story made such a deep impression on Davis and on her fellow classmates that she was given special permission to tell her unpublished tales at the branch story hours. In 1929 Belpre was assigned to the 115th Street branch in southwest Harlem, then a predominately Puerto Rican neighborhood. In her efforts to reach the Puerto Rican community she introduced bilingual story hours and obtained permission to allow the parents of the children to attend.

They do demand sincerity and openness, and they tend to suffer honest fools gladly. W. Post STORYTELLING TO CHILDREN IN LIBRARIES • 31 Center, Long Island University; and "A(ugusta) Baker's Dozen: A Celebration of Stories," sponsored by the Richland C o u n t y Public Library, the College of Library and Information Science at the University of South Carolina, and the South Carolina State Library every April— offer inspiration to both novice and experienced storytellers. "33 NOTES 1. Elizabeth Keith Botset, " T h e O n c e - U p o n - a - T i m e Hour," Carnegie Magazine 6 (February 1933): 266-269.

Y : " T h e Great Bell of Peking" from The Golden Bird, by Katharine Gibson. m. Fontainebleau Hotel—La Ronde Room Storytelling Festival continued Stories told in honor of Ruth Sawyer Durand Mrs. Frances Clarke Sayers, storyteller, author, and lecturer on children's literature, Los Angeles, Calif: Hero Cycle from The Wonder Smith and His Son, by Ella Young; "Old Fire Dragaman" from The Jack Tales, by Richard Chase; "The Hare and the Hedgehog" from Told Again, by Walter de la Mare. F I G U R E 2.

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