“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
- Manchester Library – Saturday, March 8th at 2 pm
- Toms River Library – Saturday, March 15th at 2 pm
- Island Heights Library – Monday, April 14th at 6:30 pm
- Berkeley Library – April 23rd at 6:30 pm
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.