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Cooking Up A Picture Book!

A Connections workshop from New Hampshire Humanities for facilitators and teachers with Terry Farish!

Participants in this workshop will:


-Learn strategies around picture book writing to improve student reading and writing.

-By taking the first steps to create a picture book of their own, learn techniques to present a picture book to adult students.

-Help students experience the value of their own stories.

-Receive a complimentary copy of A Feast for Joseph  (pictured above) by Terry and OD Bonny with pictures by Ken Daley!



Space is limited to 50 participants

About the presenter:

Terry Farish is an author of picture books and young adult novels, many influenced by her trip to Kakuma Refugee Camp in Kenya and work with the American Red Cross in Vietnam. She wrote A Feast for Joseph in collaboration with South Sudanese musician and writer OD Bonny. Terry was the former Connections program at New Hampshire Humanities manager from 2008-2013 and 2017-2019.

This workshop is dedicated to Johanna Young who loved stories and the natural world.

Power of One: A Connections Book Discussion Workshop

This book discussion workshop is designed to help adult educators lead their own book discussions with students using Connections humanities themed literature.
This program will be presented by Mary Nolin, Program Manager - Connections; and Emily Archer. writer and Connections facilitator.

Participants in this workshop will receive:

  • An opportunity to learn from an experienced Connections facilitator.
  • Practical and easy to implement strategies to lead their own book discussion.
  • Two free Connections books!
  • Access to curriculum and supplemental resources around the books.
  • Digital resources for online book discussions.
  • Information about our new “Book Grants” from Connections!

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