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 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:
  • The 2009 publications:

The August House Book of Scary Stories

Liz Parkhurst,Editor

(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

Literacy Development in the Storytelling Classroom

Sherry Norfolk, Jane Stenson, and Diane Williams, Editors
Greenwood Publishers order form:

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:
"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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