LYN FORD, STORYTELLER - TELLER OF HOME-FRIED TALES
Lyn in Printed and Spoken Word Publications
Lyn's work is published in the following resources:
  • Lyn Ford is a teller at Tales2Go! Go to http://tales2go.com/ This is a new and growing site, recently featured in "Parents" magazine.
  • As a Greater Columbus Arts Council storyteller and Artist-in-Schools, Lyn is proud and happy to announce that she is a contributing author in the 2011 Libraries Unlimited publication,
Storytelling and QAR Strategies,
by Phyllis Hostmeyer and Marilyn Adele Kinsella.
Character traits for three grade levels are promoted in a collection of world folktales, legends, myths, and personal stories, with corresponding questions and activities that involve students in the process of Question-Answer Relationships (QAR).
ABC-Clio website:
http://www.abc-clio.com/product.aspx?id=2147483807
  • The 2009 publications:

The August House Book of Scary Stories

Liz Parkhurst,Editor
http://store.augusthouse.com/productdetails.cfm?SKU=9157&FullCat=2

(Stories and tips for telling them are appropriate for grades 5 and up.)
 
Download your copy of the August House Book of Scary Stories Story Starter Kit at
http://augusthouse.com/userfiles/file/ScaryStoryStarterKit.pdf
 
and

Literacy Development in the Storytelling Classroom

Sherry Norfolk, Jane Stenson, and Diane Williams, Editors
Greenwood Publishers order form: 
http://www.greenwood.com/books/printFlyer.aspx?sku=LU6944

Literacy Development in the Storytelling Classroom is a 2010 Storytelling World Award - Winner, in the category of Special Storytelling Resources - Storytelling World
.

Note:  the above book linking oral literacy to other areas of language arts and the curriculum is a companion book to the 2006 publication, The Storytelling Classroom: Applications Across the Curriculum. The Storytelling Classroom is a
2008 Storytelling World Resource Award Winner! Lyn's work is also included in that publication.
  • In 2006, Lyn was honored to be included in the National Association of Black Storytellers' Sayin' Somethin'
Lyn's Cd list:
Lyn's CD, When the Gourd Broke, is a NAPPA (National Parenting Publications Award) Honors Award winner, suitable for all ages.  Contact Lyn for more information.
 
 
 
Cultures in Collision, co-created with Jeff Gere and Alton Chung, with Les Adam on piano, received a Storytelling World Resources Honors Award.  This recording of stories of conflict and resolution is suitable for grades 7 - adults.  This CD is available by contacting Story-star Jeff Gere: jeffgere@lava.net
 
"NEW" IN 2011! Rabbit Talesand Rabbit Tales, Too, as well as the African American pourquoi ("how" and "why") folktale collection, Papa God's Gift, and Lyn's only personal-story recording of growing up with hand-me-down underwear and home-grown love and laughter, Foundations, have been re-issued! Contact Lyn to get these "new" recorded old favorites.
 
And...seasonal and campfire favorite Tales for An October Night is joined by a recording from the Timpanogos Storytelling Festival: Two Spooky Tales.  This CD is always discounted, my way of giving back to my listeners.
 
 
 
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