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Family Readings and Conversations: Illustrated CHildren's Books from the Civil War to Jerry Pinkney


Oct 6, 2012 to Oct 27, 2012


Saturdays join Public Historian Kathleen Hulser in a family reading & discussion series on Civil War Era children's books. Events take place at the Museum & Riverfront Library A hands-on art project concludes the programs at the Museum. Obtain books at your local public library. Before the program, read the book under discussion. For Little Women, you may read excerpts downloaded for free from the Internet. 9 years old and up.

10/6 Hudson River Museum
Once Upon a Time: Illustrations from Fairytales, Fables, Primers, Pop-ups and Other Children's Books by Amy Weinstein. Project: Create a family album.

10/13 Riverfront Library
Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

10/20 Hudson River Museum
Maritcha: A Nineteenth - Century American Girl by Tonya Bolden. Project: Map an Underground railroad route through the New York region with danger spots.

10/27 Riverfront Library
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

Presented by: Hudson River Museum




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