Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

The Pebbles Center - Learning about Latin America at the New Orleans Public Library

April 2nd, 2011
11:00 am

Location
Pebbles Center
Children‘€™s Resource Center
New Orleans Public Library
913 Napoleon Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70115

April 16th reading of The Woman who Outshone the Sun: The Legend of Lucia Zenteno by Rosalma Zubizarreta
Final reading of this spring’s series

The Pebbles Center is a joint collaboration between the New Orleans Public Library and the Stone Center for Latin American Studies at Tulane University. The Center‘€™s goal is to enhance the learning and lives of the children of New Orleans by offering them resources and opportunities to experience the rich diversity of Latin America. Each year the Center contributes books and resources to the New Orleans Public Library‘€™s collection and organizes special events and activities around special themes. All are welcome to learn more about Latin America in the Spring 2011 La hora del cuento book reading series. This bilingual storytime program is for children ages 2-6 and is followed by an activity. For more information or to participate please contact Denise Woltering at crcrts@tulane.edu or 504-865-5164.
Saturdays at 11:00 am

Schedule

January 29, 2011
El Gallo de Bodas: A Traditional Cuban Folktale by Rigoberto Gonzalez

February 12, 2011
Tonight is Carnaval by Arthur Dorros

February 19, 2011
De Colores and Other Latin American Folk Songs for Children by José-Luis Orozco
Special Performance by José Luis Orozco

March 19, 2011
People of Corn: A Mayan Story by Mary-Joan Gerson

April 2, 2011
Mama and Papa have a Store by Amelia Lau Carling

April 16, 2011
The Woman who Outshone the Sun: The Legend of Lucia Zenteno by Rosalma Zubizarreta

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