Paterson To Tout Importance Of Reading

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.

The Day Of The Pelican: Passage

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.

Katherine Paterson’s ‘The Day Of The Pelican’

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.