Stop by Porter Branch to see the Stafford Piecemakers'ss 14th Annual Quilt Show.
This year's theme is "Celebrate the Seasons."
Friday, October 23 & Saturday, October 24, 10:00–5:00
Sunday, October 25, 1:00–5:00
Monday, October 26, 10:00–6:00
Every morning, Patricia (Trisha) Polacco wakes to the sounds of singing birds on her old Michigan farm. She goes downstairs, pours herself a cup of coffee, and then plays an antique music box, enjoying its magical beauty. She then sits in her favorite chair, rocks and rocks, and dreams of stories, old and new, that she can tell to children through her words and her drawings.
There are some things which are hard and painful to understand. Slavery. Skyscrapers exploding. War. Tsunamis. Even famous people's ordinary lives.
But in a true story, there may also be courage, hope, love, and determination. When Jeanette Winter tells her readers of historic events and people, she makes sure the stories carry not only the frightening pieces but the parts that leaven the misery as well.