Once a month, tune in here to head to our Youtube channel on the premiere date to watch a bilingual storytime presented by a museum educator and the Palm Beach County Library. Listen to the book reading and then focus on a work of art from the Museum's collection. Participants can reserve a copy of the featured book at any Palm Beach County Library System location or at www.pbclibrary.org.
This program is offered in English and Spanish; online, the program is also interpreted in American Sign Language.
Book: Bronzeville Boys and Girls by Gwendolyn Brooks
Art: Faith Ringgold’s French Collection Part II, Moroccan Holiday (1997)
Book: The Museum / El Museo by Susan Verde
Art: Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen’s
Book: The Most Magnificent Thing / La idea más maravillosa by Ashley Spires
Art: Phyllida Barlow’s untitled: suspendedburstcrushedbox, 2013
Book: The Day You Begin/ El día en que descubres quién eres by Jacqueline Woodson
Art: Portrait of Ruby Green by James Chapin
Book: The Dot by Peter H. Reynolds
Art: Night Mist by Jackson Pollock
Book: Beyond the Great Mountains: A Visual Poem About China by Ed Young
Art: Three Taoist Star Lords Playing Weiqi in Autumn Mountains Ming Dynasty, 1500s
Book: "Marisol McDonald Doesn’t Match" by Monica Brown
Art: Graciela Iturbide’s "Nuestra Señora de las Iguanas"
Book: "Only One You/Nadie Como Tú" by Linda Kranz
Art: Persian Sealife Ceiling by Dale Chihuly
Premieres April 21 / 10am
Book: A Surprise for Teresita / Una sorpresa para Teresita, Virginia Sánchez-korrol
A Surprise for Teresita is a beautifully illustrated story about a little girl on her 7th birthday. As we follow Teresita on her everyday activities as she anxiously awaits Tio Ramon's surprise, we're rewarded with a colorful and memorable snapshot of a Nuyorican child's life in mid-century New York.
– Sánchez-Korrol, Virgina. A Surprise for Teresita. Piñata Books; Bilingual edition, 2016
Art: William Burden Jr’s Ridin’ High
William Burden Jr. (American, b. 1919) was a midwestern industrial landscape painter known for African American genre painting. In Ridin’ High the setting is Burden’s native Indianapolis, where at the time, he was studying at the John Herron Art School. This painting was chosen to represent the school in an exhibition, Art Schools, U.S.A, which traveled across the country in the late 1940s.
A Surprise for Teresita / Una sorpresa para Teresita, Virginia Sánchez-korrol
William Burden Jr. (American, 1919-1980) Ridin' High, 1948 Oil on board 31 × 28 ½ in. (78.7 × 72.4 cm) Jacobsen Collection