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A Sample Storytelling Bibliography


Baker, Augusta and Ellin Greene.  Storytelling:  Art and Technique.  Bowker, 1977.

Birch, Carol.  The Whole Story Handbook:  Using Imagery to Complete the Storytelling Experience.  August House, 2000.

Breneman, Lucille N. and Bren Breneman.  Once upon a Time:  A Storytelling Handbook.  Nelson-Hall, 1983.

Bruchac, Joseph.  Tell Me a Tale : A Book about Storytelling.  Harcourt Brace, 1997.

Davis, Donald D.  Telling Your Own Stories:  For Family and Classroom Storytelling, Public Speaking, and Personal Journaling.  August House, 1993.

De Vos, Gail. Storytelling for Young Adults : Techniques and Treasury.  Libraries Unlimited, 1991.

Farrell, Catharine.  Storytelling:  A Guide for Teachers.  Scholastic, 1991.

Hamilton, Martha, and Mitch Weiss.  Children Tell Stories:  A Teaching Guide.  Owen Publishers, 1990. 

Litherland, Janet.  Storytelling from the Bible : Make Scripture Live for All Ages through the Art of Storytelling.  Meriwether, 1991.

Livo, Norma J. and Sandra A. Rietz.  Storytelling Activities.  Libraries Unlimited, 1987.

MacDonald, Margaret Read.  The Storyteller's Start-Up Book:  Finding, Learning, Performing, and Using Folktales.  August House Publishers, 1993. 

Mooney, William, and David Holt.  The Storyteller's Guide:  Storytellers Share Advice for the Classroom, Boardroom, Showroom, Podium, Pulpit, and Center Stage.  August House, 1996.

Pellowski, Anne.  The Family Storytelling Handbook:  How to Use Stories, Anecdotes, Rhymes, Handkerchiefs, Paper, and Other Objects to Enrich Your Family Traditions.  Collier Macmillan, 1987.

Sawyer, Ruth.  The Way of the Storyteller.  Viking Press, 1962.

Taylor, Daniel.  The Healing Power of Stories:  Creating Yourself through the Stories of Your Life.  Doubleday, 1996.

Who Says?  Essays on Pivotal Issues in Contemporary Storytelling, edited by Carol Birch and Melissa Heckler.  August House, 1996.


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