Macy's Sunday Story Time: The Macy’s Parade

Sun, November 24th, 2013 | 11:30 am

Recommended for children ages 3–7. 

Milly and the Macy’s Parade by Shana Corey

When was the first Macy’s Parade and how did it get started? Learn how immigrants living in New York City helped shape a unique tradition that Americans still enjoy today.

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: Run as Fast as You Can!

Sun, November 17th, 2013 | 11:30 am

Recommended for children ages 3–7. 

The Gingerbread Boy by Richard Egielski

Follow the Gingerbread Boy through the streets of New York City and Central Park in this rendition of a classic American folk tale. Will he survive his jaunt this time? 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.

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

 

Macy's Sunday Story Time: Veterans Day

Sun, November 10th, 2013 | 11:30 am

Recommended for children ages 3–7. 

America : A Patriotic Primer by Lynne Cheney

Celebrate the service of all U.S. military Veterans with the patriotic primer America. From D for Declaration to S for Suffrage and N for Native Americans to V for Valor, this storytime reviews a patriotic alphabet and reminds us to appreciate those that enlist to protect our country.

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: Election Day

Sun, November 3rd, 2013 | 11:30 am

Recommended for children ages 3–7. 

Grace for President by Kelly S. DiPucchio

Follow Grace’s campaign as she seeks to earn enough electoral votes to become the first girl to be President of her school (and someday, the United States!).

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.

 

Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales: The Donner Dinner Party

Sun, October 20th, 2013 | 2:00 pm

Recommended for ages 7 and up.

Meet author Nathan Hale and hear about latest book, Donner Dinner Party. His engaging storytelling style and illustrations bring to life American history's most gripping tales. In this program, Mr. Hale will talk about his series, why he focused on the Donner Party, and do a drawing demonstration.

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.

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