The Virginia Historical Society continues to offer special educator-led readings of children's history books during 2015. Stories at the Museum programs are free and open to all ages. Programs take place every month on select Saturdays at 11:00 a.m.
Every Stories at the Museum program will include:
group reading of the selected history-themed picture book
a make-it-and-take-it craft activity related to the text
Each month the books will have a different theme.
July - American Revolution History Month
July 18 - George Washington's Teeth by Deborah Chandra
August - Virginia Stories
August 1 - Henry's Freedom Box: A True Story from the Underground Railroad by Ellen Levine
August 15 - Sparks Fly High: The Legend of Dancing Point by Mary Quattlebaum
September - Hispanic Heritage Month
September 5 - Waiting for Biblioburro by Monica Brown
September 19 - My name is Celia: The life of Celia Cruz by Monica Brown
October - Story of Virginia and "Dressing Downton: Changing Fashion for Changing Times"
October 3 - The Case for Loving: The Fight for Interracial Marriage by Selina Alko
October 15 - Eleanor by Barbara Cooney
November - Native American Heritage Month
November 7 - Raven: A Trickster Tale from the Pacific Northwest by Gerald McDermott
November 21 - The Rough-Face Girl by Rafe Martin
December - Virginia Stories
December 5 - Something to Tell the Grandcows by Ellen Spinelli
Come join the fun at the VHS!
Caroline Legros, School Program Coordinator
Do you have a question about an upcoming Stories at the Museum program? Feel free to contact me at 804.342.9652 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.