This exploration of model storytelling projects shows librarians how to expand their roles as keepers of the stories while strengthening their communities.
• Presents an inspirational and impassioned documentation of how storytelling can and is being used in libraries, community centers, and schools to engage and strengthen communities
• Helps librarians create programs for youth storytellers that keep children and young adults involved in their schools and communities
• Showcases replicable programs that can readily and immediately be implemented in school and public libraries, as well as in other community organizations
• Provides a timely and effective response to tension and divisiveness in our communities