Invite young readers to observe, explore, and appreciate the natural world through engaging activities. Livo shows you how to use folk stories, personal narrative, and a variety of learning projects to teach students about amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, constellations, plants, aquatic creatures, and other natural phenomena. Designed to build a Naturalist Intelligence in young learners and give them an appreciation of and respect for the natural world, these stories and activities are packed with scientific information.
NORMA J. LIVO, Professor Emerita, School of Education, University of Colorado at Denver, has written numerous books and articles on storytelling and has a national following as a storyteller. She has served on the board of directors for the National Storytelling Association and received the NSA leadership award for the Western region. She lives in Lakewood, Colorado.