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Invite to the Children's Poetry StoryBox Launch at The Thurber Center

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    Do you love to hear/write/ or want to be energized by children’s Poetry? Are you a kid or a kid at heart? Come hear a national poet and a professional storyteller . Try your hand at finishing a nationally-known children poet’s poem.


    We invite you to the launch of the Children’s Poetry StoryBox Project, February 24

    Make plans to come to the Thurber Center in Columbus on February 24 at 7 p.m. to join in the launch of the Children’s Poetry StoryBox Project. The Thurber Center is on 91 Jefferson Ave. Poems from nationally known poets will remain unfinished until kids of all ages finish them. Featured speakers Previous National Children’s Poet Laureate J. Patrick Lewis and Nationally known Professional Storyteller Dr. Kevin Cordi will share poetry and explain the Children’s Poetry StoryBox Project. Students from Scioto Darby Elementary School will share their poems. A special digital story will be presented. Immediately following, children and adults will be invited to go to a poetry station where they can finish a poem from a well-known poet. The program is free to attend.

    For more information, feel free to contact Kevin Cordi at [email protected] or call 559-213-0161.

    You can learn more at : http://www.ohiorc.org/orc_documents/orc/fyi/2014-cordi-storytelling.pdf

    and find out more about the work at http://www.raisingreadersandwriters.com/2014/01/celebration-saturdayannouncing-poetry.html

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