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BibliObservatory – Pascale Louis-Jean - Episode 16

BibliObservatory – Pascale Louis-Jean - Episode 16

March 10, 2021

Pascale Louis-Jean's earliest memories are in Haiti, the country where she was born and where she stayed until she was 3 years old. Oral stories about mermaids, Christmas Haitian traditions, and a distinct nickname are always with her along the way, including her mother languages (English, French and Haitian Creole) and the beloved storytellers and books in her childhood that continue to inspire her.

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BibliObservatory – Pascale Louis-Jean - Episode 16 Bonus (Creole and English)

BibliObservatory – Pascale Louis-Jean - Episode 16 Bonus (Creole and English)

March 10, 2021

This brief “bonus” episode of BibliObservatory contains a bilingual exchange in Creole and English. Pascale Louis-Jean and Ivette Villarreal share greetings and a message about the BibliObservatory podcast. To learn more about Pascale Louis-Jean, listen to the full interview.  

BibliObservatory - Gigi Towers - Episode 15

BibliObservatory - Gigi Towers - Episode 15

January 27, 2021

For Guillermina (Gigi) Towers, growing up was a very rich cultural experience. Panama and Puerto Rico are the axis of her family history, as well as all of the stories and tales she heard from her early years. History and tradition, Spanish and English, traveling overseas, and a short version of her first name are only a little hint of her marvelous world that always give her love, comfort, and a sense of direction.

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BibliObservatorio - Gigi Towers - Ep 15 - Español

BibliObservatorio - Gigi Towers - Ep 15 - Español

January 27, 2021

La infancia de Guillermina (Gigi) Towers fue de una gran riqueza cultural. Panamá y Puerto Rico fueron el eje central de su historia familiar, así como lo fueron aquellos cuentos e historias que escuchó de pequeña. Historia y tradición, el español y el inglés, viajes por distintas latitudes y la versión abreviada de su primer nombre son algunas de las claves de su mundo maravilloso que le da amor, la reconforta, y le ofrece guía.

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BibliObservatory - Ellen Stringer - Episode 14

BibliObservatory - Ellen Stringer - Episode 14

December 17, 2020

Ellen Stringer (Maryland, PA) calls Richmond (VA) her hometown. The Cow and the Silo would be the first of many stories that she remembered read by her mother. These stories mark the beginning of a path in which stories and books became essential not just in her life but the lives of families and diverse communities that she served as a childrens and youth librarian.  Why are books and storytelling so important for us and indispensable during challenging times? Find out in this episode!

 

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