By Storyteller Michael McCarty



Story Summary:

Michael’s poem about the importance of reading, storytelling and what he learned from his mother.


Discussion Questions:

  1.  Who inspires you?
  2. What can be said in rhyme that isn’t expressed in a narrative?



  •  Story Smart: Using the Science of Story to Persuade, Influence, Inspire and Teach by Kendall Haven



  •  African American/Black History
  • Education and Life Lessons
  • Family and Childhood