Sue Black

Rachel Silvers
Artist / Program Description: 
Storyteller, writer, teaching artist – it's an awesome combination! Sue charms audiences with her warmth and creativity, telling original and traditional stories from around the world. Listeners of all ages are captivated by Sue's unique storytelling. Don't be surprised if you want to move, chant, sing, think, imagine, and dream. Recipient of the Prairie Area Reading Council Literacy Award, Sue combines her enthusiasm for storytelling with her delight in teaching students and their teachers to tell and write stories. Her work includes residencies with student storytellers, student writers, and staff development workshops.
Hot off the press!! Sue’s work with student storytellers has been included in two books. In Children Tell Stories: Teaching and Using Storytelling in the Classroom by Martha Hamilton and Mitch Weiss, Sue’s work with student storytellers is prominently cited. The authors also feature a story written by Sue about one young storyteller’s experience. National Storytelling Press released Telling Stories to Children, and Sue’s article on storytelling and the state learning standards is included.

Programs for pre-school through seniors include:

‘Round the World with Stories
Animal Tales
Characters with Character
You Can’t Bully Me
Civil War/Civil Rights
Celebrate! Stories for the Holidays
Make the Connection
Living Out Loud!
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