JOIN Paula for the following events

“The Blueberry Girl: The Story of Elizabeth Coleman White”

Imagine having a dream big enough to carry you through your life! Join author Paula J. Newcomer as she tells the story of a real girl from New Jersey, who dreamed of taming wild huckleberries, and created all the blueberries we eat today! This program is a fun, interactive telling of Elizabeth Coleman White’s remarkable story by local children’s book author and poet, Paula J. Newcomer. Taste blueberries, have a hands- on experience with Sphagnum moss, and create a group poem about blueberries with Miss Paula’s help.

This program offered for free at the following libraries:

  • Jackson Library – Saturday, March 8th at 11 am
    (732) 928-4400
  • Manchester Library – Saturday, March 8th at 2 pm
    (732) 657-7600
  • Toms River Library – Saturday, March 15th at 2 pm
    (732) 349-6200
  • Island Heights Library – Monday, April 14th at 6:30 pm
    (732) 270-6266
  • Berkeley Library – April 23rd at 6:30 pm
    (732) 269-2144

Audience/Age/Grade: For families, ages 5 and up
Registration: YES, preferred, but not necessary.

The book will be available for sale at library events or
click here to order the book through the website.

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March 4th, 2013

Paula will also be visiting the West Dover Elementary School, Grades K-5, in Toms River, NJ on March 4th to present “The Blueberry Girl. How the Wild Huckleberry of South Jersey Was Tamed! The Story of Elizabeth Coleman White.” A fun and interactive program.

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