NEA Big Read

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StoryWalk in Lewis & Clark County for the Big Read!

Looking for a new way to experience nature? Included as part of our NEA Big Read 2019 events for Lab Girl by Hope Jahren, come check out one of our StoryWalk® locations. A StoryWalk® is a literacy and physical activity meant to engage a community by reading in unique environments. A series of sequential signs display the spread of a children’s picture book, allowing participants to read the story as they walk, run, skip, jump, or twirl between the pages. We’ve selected The Dandelion Seed by Joseph Anthony, which follows the path of a single dandelion seed over the course of a year. You’ll learn about seeds, life cycles, and seasons with gorgeous illustrations while enjoying an outdoor experience.

The StoryWalk® Project was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT and developed in collaboration with Kellogg-Hubbard Library. StoryWalk® is a registered service owned by Ms. Ferguson. StoryWalk® Locations will include:

Lewis & Clark Library East Helena Branch

Lewis & Clark Library Lincoln Branch

Broadwater Elementary School

Bryant Elementary School

Central Elementary School

Four Georgians Elementary School

Hawthorne Elementary School

Jefferson Elementary School

Rossiter Elementary School

Smith Elementary School

*Please be respectful of school grounds and rules – including the safety and privacy of students.

NEA Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest.