Lynette Ford

Lynette (Lyn) Ford shares “Home-Fried Tales,” adaptations of folktales “from many places and many faces,” as well as her own original stories and personal narratives. Lyn’s rhythmic, interactive storytelling style encourages language and literacy skills, creative writing, and an appreciation for the oral tradition among all types of learners. Lyn’s storytelling is rooted in her family’s multicultural Affrilachian oral traditions, her research and interest in heritage and folklore, and her own love of stories.

Lyn’s work has been publicized on the PTO Today web site, and in Columbus Monthly and Columbus Parents magazines. Lyn has written for Storytelling Magazine, a national publication; her work is also included in story anthologies and resources for educators, including: the award winning The Storytelling Classroom: Applications Across the Curriculum, Literacy in the Storytelling Classroom (both from Libraries Unlimited), and Social Studies in the Storytelling Classroom (Parkhurst Brothers, Inc.); Sayin’ Somethin’: Stories from the National Association of Black Storytellers (National Association of Black Storytellers, Inc.); The August House Book of Scary Stories (August House), and its accompanying enrichment guide for teachers, and the 2011 publication Storytelling and QAR Strategies (Libraries Unlimited). Lyn’s CD, When the Gourd Broke, won a 2009 NAPPA Honors Award.

 

 

INCLUDES BOOKPLATE SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR

 

 

Speak Peace: Words of Wisdom, Work, and Wonder Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9781624911415
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Published: Parkhurst Brothers Publishers Inc - September 1st, 2019

Boo-Tickle Tales: Not-So-Scary Stories for Ages 4-9 Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781624910678
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Published: Parkhurst Brothers Publishers Inc - March 1st, 2017

Hot Wind, Boiling Rain: Scary Stories for Strong Hearts Cover Image
$12.00
ISBN: 9781624910579
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Published: Parkhurst Brothers Publishers Inc - March 1st, 2015

Beyond the Briar Patch: Affrilachian Folktales, Food, and Folklore Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781624910258
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Published: Parkhurst Brothers Publishers Inc - October 30th, 2014

Affrilachian Tales: Folktales from the African-American Appalachian Tradition Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781935166665
Availability: Backordered
Published: Parkhurst Brothers Publishers Inc - September 11th, 2012