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BibliObservatory - Episode 8 (English)

BibliObservatory - Episode 8 (English)

October 31, 2019

This episode takes us to Nica, La Suerte, retold by Lucy Vicioso-Harris (Bogotá, Colombia), who tells us why playing this audiobook over and over again became one of her most treasured childhood memories, and how moving to Polonia when she was teenager made a positive impact on her life. Furthermore, she offers us her views on early literacy as a vital factor for human well-being.

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BibliObservatorio - Episodio 8 (Español)

BibliObservatorio - Episodio 8 (Español)

October 31, 2019

Este episodio nos lleva a “Nica, La Suerte”, contada por Lucy Vicioso-Harris (Bogotá, Colombia), quien nos relata por qué este audio libro que escuchaba de pequeña una y otra vez se convertiría en uno de los tesoros de su infancia; y cómo el mudarse a Polonia enriquecería su adolescencia e impactaría positivamente su vida. Asimismo, nos ofrece su visión sobre la formación lectora a temprana edad como factor vital para el bienestar humano.

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BibliObservatory - Episode 7 (English)

BibliObservatory - Episode 7 (English)

October 8, 2019

Frank Baker is a media literacy advocate who has published five books on the topic for parents, educators, and students. In this episode, he shares his early history with media and how he became interested in taking a critical look at how stories are told. He also gives a few suggestions for encouraging media literacy in younger generations of students. 

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BibliObservatory - Episode 6 (English)

BibliObservatory - Episode 6 (English)

June 18, 2019

Allen Hinnant, a traditional music advocate in Sumter, South Carolina, shares stories from his childhood and his experiences growing up in the fifties in the small town of Kingstree, South Carolina, with a caring family. He tells us how kindness and children’s books have guided him since then and also brought him clarity in the midst of confusion and stereotypes.

Allen Hinnant, defensor de la música tradicional en Sumter (Carolina del Sur). Comparte su infancia y sus experiencias creciendo en los años cincuenta en un pequeño pueblo del Condado de Kingstree en el seno de una familia cariñosa. Él nos cuenta cómo la amabilidad y los libros infantiles le han guiado desde entonces, y también le han dado claridad en medio de la confusión y de los estereotipos. 

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BibliObservatory - Episode 5 (English)

BibliObservatory - Episode 5 (English)

May 24, 2019

The poet laureate Juan Felipe Herrera (Fowler, California), came to South Carolina for the Young Minds Dreaming Poetry Celebration and stopped by to visit BibliObservatory. He shared some of the stories that he heard when he was a child, family stories that surprised him and filled him with wonder. He also retold some of his favorite childhood experiences. They are memories filled with affection, challenges, sparks, and verbal games. Discover in this episode how those stories and experiences took Juanito, a migrant child, toward the path of poetry.

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