Enjoy our seventh virtual Pages of History Storytime program! This week, we are featuring A House That Once Was by Julie Fogliano and illustrated by Lane Smith. ISBN: 9781626723146. Learn more about the book here. This poetic story follows two children who discover an abandoned house and wonder about all the stories hidden inside. Through beautiful illustrations and emotional writing, this story sparks care and curiosity for old places.
May is Preservation Month, which promotes the importance of historic places and the need to preserve them. The National Trust for Historic Preservation is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving historic buildings, neighborhoods, and resources. This year, they are celebrating with virtual tours of historic places for every day in May. Their website includes a variety of activities for children:
- 10 Ways to Get Kids Excited About Preservation
- 13 Virtual Ways to “Edutain” Kids About History and Preservation
- How to Explore Architecture with Kids
Check back next Saturday for another Pages of History Storytime!