Macy's Sunday Story Time: Sleepy Hollow and the Road You'd Better Not Follow

Sun, October 27th, 2013 | 11:30 am

Recommended for children ages 3–7. 

Sleepy Hollow and the Road You'd Better Not Follow by Donna Davies
Walk with Ned and his friend through the eerie village of Sleepy Hollow. Will they find the legendary Hessian soldier, the Headless Horseman, in this old Dutch town? Or will he find them? Join us for this modern day rendition of Washington Irving's classic to find out!
 

Macy's Sunday Story Time: My Heart Will Not Sit Down

Sun, October 20th, 2013 | 11:30 am

Recommended for children ages 3–7. 

My Heart Will Not Sit Down by Mara Rockliff
When she hears about the Great Depression and all of the children going hungry in New York City, Kedi decides she must do something to help out, even though her village in Cameroon is facing tough times as well. Join us to hear how Kedi and her village help New York City in My Heart Will Not Sit Down, based on a true story.
 

Macy's Sunday Story Time: Encounter

Sun, October 13th, 2013 | 11:30 am

Recommended for children ages 3–7. 

Encounter by Jane Yolen
Read about Columbus’ 1492 landfall in the New World from the perspective of a young Taino boy, and learn how the island of San Salvador and the Taino culture were changed forever.
 

From the seventeenth century to the twenty-first, through fiction and through fact, hear tales of NYC and the people who made it great.

Support for the Macy's Sunday Story Hour provided by the Macy's Foundation.

Macy's Sunday Story Time: Sisters of Scituate Light

Sun, October 6th, 2013 | 11:30 am

Recommended for children ages 3–7. 

Sisters of Scituate Light by Stephen Krensky
Armed with only a fife and a drum, Rebecca and Abbie Bates save their town from a British Raiding party during the War of 1812. Read and sing along during story time to learn exactly how they became heroes overnight!

From the seventeenth century to the twenty-first, through fiction and through fact, hear tales of NYC and the people who made it great.

Macy's Sunday Story Time: Sukkot

Sun, September 22nd, 2013 | 11:30 am

Recommended for children ages 3–7. 

The House on the Roof: A Sukkot Story by David A. Adler

Do you think someone should be able to build a house on their roof to celebrate a special holiday? In this story, based on a true court case, an upset landlord, a grandfather, and a wise judge all play a part in determining the outcome!

From the seventeenth century to the twenty-first, through fiction and through fact, hear tales of NYC and the people who made it great.

Meet the Author! One Times Square with Joe McKendry

Speaker: 
Joe McKendry
Sun, December 8th, 2013 | 2:00 pm

Children’s book author Joe McKendry recreates Times Square over the centuries in his lively and detailed illustrations. Kids will discover Times Square of the past and see how it has changed over time, and hear about Joe’s inspiration, research and process!

Macy's Sunday Story Time: Laundry in the City

Sun, September 29th, 2013 | 11:30 am

Recommended for children ages 3–7. 

Laundry Day by Maurie J. Manning

Before New Yorkers had Laundromats with dryers, they hung their laundry up to dry in the city streets. One windy day a young shoeshine boy finds a lost piece of laundry and begins a search for its owner among the crowded tenement apartments. Will he be able to return the scarf? Join us to find out!

From the seventeenth century to the twenty-first, through fiction and through fact, hear tales of NYC and the people who made it great.

Macy's Sunday Story Time: Underground Railroad

Sun, September 15th, 2013 | 11:30 am

Recommended for children ages 3–7. 

Unspoken by Henry Cole

When a young girl finds an escaped slave in her family’s barn, she must make a difficult choice. Examine this wordless story closely in order to discover what she decides.

From the seventeenth century to the twenty-first, through fiction and through fact, hear tales of NYC and the people who made it great.

Support for the Macy's Sunday Story Hour provided by the Macy's Foundation.

 

Macy's Sunday Story Time: Making a Difference

Sun, September 8th, 2013 | 11:30 am

Recommended for children ages 3–7. 

Here Come the Girl Scouts! by Shana Corey

Growing up, Daisy wanted to be adventurous and make a difference in the world. It’s a good thing she didn’t listen to people that told her to be dainty and stay inside, like other girls! Read Here Come the Girl Scouts by Shana Corey and learn how one girl’s gumption changed the lives of millions of young Americans.

Macy's Sunday Story Time: Back to School

Sun, September 1st, 2013 | 11:30 am

Recommended for children ages 3–7. 

Noah Webster & His Words by Jeri Chase Ferris

Get into the school spirit with the true story of how Noah Webster, and his American Dictionary of the English Language, united the nation in education and language!

From the seventeenth century to the twenty-first, through fiction and through fact, hear tales of NYC and the people who made it great.

Support for the Macy's Sunday Story Hour provided by the Macy's Foundation.

 

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