Why Storytelling Matters: Unveiling the Literacy Benefits of Storytelling

Denise E. Agosto

Abstract


Storytelling is a long-standing tradition in US public and school libraries. Storytelling, not to be confused with story reading, involves telling a story from memory without the aid of a book or written script. Some tellers memorize their stories; others memorize the characters and events and freely tell their stories, varying them with each telling.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5860/cal.14n2.21

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