March Story Times @ Pintlala Library!

Pintlala Branch Library

March 2019   STORY TIME

255 Federal Rd.

Hope Hull, AL 36043

334 281-8069

 Women’s History Month/Mardi Gras

Mrs. Sandra Berry, Librarian

 

The National Women’s History Theme for 2019
Visionary Women: Champions of Peace & Nonviolence

 

 

 

MARCH 5, 2019 @ 1:30 Pre-K

Pre-K’s Annual

             Mardi Gras Parade

Pintlala Branch Library

 

MARCH 6, 2019 @ 12:00 Kindergarten

             BOOK: “Johnny Appleseed”  by: Reeve Lindbergh

                        Synopsis: —-    Rhymed text and illustrations relate the life of

John Chapman, whose distribution of apple seeds and

trees across the Midwest made him a legend and left a

legacy still enjoyed today.

            ACTIVITY: Students will make apples out of construction paper

 

MARCH 14, 2019 @ 9:30 3rd Grade

             BOOK: “St. Patrick’s Day”  by: Jennifer Gillis

                        Synopsis: —-    An introduction to the history and traditions of St. Patrick’s Day.

Contents include: St. Patrick’s Day from town to town; Honoring

St. Patrick; Early Life; A new religion; St. Patrick’s Day in the Colonies;

The Irish in America; Gifts from Ireland; An American idea; The

Wearing of the green; Shamrocks; Harps, Shillelaghs, and little people;

Irish tradition, American holiday.

            ACTIVITY: Students will make a St. Patrick’s Day craft

 

MARCH 14, 2019 @ 1:30 2nd Grade

             BOOK: “Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Samantha and Lola” by: Alma Flor Ada

                        Synopsis: —-    Samantha loves Irish dancing and has learned to dance it very

well. Her friend Lola also likes this dance and she especially

loves the fancy dress that Samantha wears during her presentations.

Little by little, Lola learns the basic steps from her friend, until

she is also ready to appear on stage. She makes her first appearance

in the show that her school prepares to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day.

Contains an informative section on St. Patrick’s Day.

            ACTIVITY: Students will make a St. Patrick’s Day craft

 

MARCH 19, 2019 @ 11:10 Pre-K

             BOOK: “A House of Leaves” by: Kiyoshi Soya

                        Synopsis: —-    sheltering from the rain, Sarah shares a house of leaves with

a praying mantis, ladybug, and other small creatures of the wild.

            ACTIVITY: Students will go outside and find 2 leaves to come back inside and talk about

MARCH 20, 2019 @ 12:00 Kindergarten

                          BOOK: “A Present for Mama Bear”  by: Bonnie Staenberg

                        Synopsis: —-  Edgar Bear is looking for the perfect birthday gift for his mama.

Picking flowers, painting a picture, and baking a cake become a

big mess — but Mama Bear loves him just the same.

            ACTIVITY: Students will decorate bears out of construction paper

 

MARCH 26, 2019 @ 12:00 4th Grade

             BOOK: “Amelia Earhart”  by: Caroline Crosson Gilpin

Synopsis —-   Amelia Earhart is one of the first of many National

Geographic Readers that highlight important historical

figures. This Level 1 Reader brings an understanding of

Amelia Earhart’s historical significance to a whole new

audience. Young readers will learn about the fascinating

life and legacy of this pioneering pilot and adventurer,

whose disappearance over the Pacific in 1937 has intrigued

audiences for decades.

            ACTIVITY: Make air planes out of gum, mints, and rubber bands

 

MARCH 27, 2019 @ 1:30 1st Grade

             BOOK: “Lucky Ducklings” by: Eva Moore

                        Synopsis: —-    Early one morning, Mama Duck takes her babies for a walk.

They follow safely behind her as they leave their pond, waddle

through the park, and stop in the little sunlit town’s parking lot for

yummy breakfast.
But one by one, Mama’s little ducklings get separated when they

disappear into the slats of the town’s storm drain. How three firemen

and a pickup truck rush to their rescue makes for a vivid and exciting

drama that children will return to over and over again. Award-winning

artist Nancy Carpenter and veteran author Eva Moore have created a

delightful new classic with an inspiring environmental message.

            ACTIVITY: Students will make ducks out of construction paper and cardstock

 

MARCH 28, 2019 @ 9:30 3rd Grade

             BOOK: “Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History” by: Vashti Harrison

                        Synopsis: —-  An important book for all ages, Little Leaders educates and

inspires as it relates true stories of forty trailblazing black

women in American history. Illuminating text paired with

irresistible illustrations bring to life both iconic and lesser-known

female figures of Black history such as abolitionist Sojourner Truth,

pilot Bessie Coleman, chemist Alice Ball, politician Shirley Chisholm,

mathematician Katherine Johnson, poet Maya Angelou, and filmmaker Julie Dash.

            ACTIVITY: Questions and Answers

 

MARCH 28, 2019 @ 1:30 2nd Grade

             BOOK: “Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History” by: Vashti Harrison

                        Synopsis: —-  An important book for all ages, Little Leaders educates and

inspires as it relates true stories of forty trailblazing black

women in American history. Illuminating text paired with

irresistible illustrations bring to life both iconic and lesser-known

female figures of Black history such as abolitionist Sojourner Truth,

pilot Bessie Coleman, chemist Alice Ball, politician Shirley Chisholm,

mathematician Katherine Johnson, poet Maya Angelou, and filmmaker Julie Dash.

            ACTIVITY: Questions and Answers

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