Author Katherine Paterson, who’s been named
national ambassador for young people’s literature, will speak about the
importance of reading in child development in an appearance Thursday at St.
Michael’s College in Colchester.
life here is difficult as parents look for work and children start school. In
the final installment of our 2010 Vermont Reads series we meet some of the
refugees who now call Vermont
Each year the Vermont Refugee Resettlement Program
brings 300 people to the state. Many arrive late at night, with few possessions
and just a few English words. In the second part of our series, we’ll learn what this journey is like.
Barre author Katherine Paterson discusses her latest book, "The Day of the Pelican," chosen as the Vermont Humanities Council’s 2010 Vermont Reads pick. Plus, efforts to restore Vermont’s wetlands. And Sergeant Edward Cabral of Bennington describes what it’s like to be an army cook in Afghanistan.
This week VPR continues its collaboration with the Vermont Humanities Council’s Vermont Reads program during Morning Edition. This year’s featured book is The Day Of The Pelican by Barre author Katherine Paterson.