Macy's Sunday Story Time: A Love Song for New York

Sun, December 8th, 2013 | 11:30 am

Recommended for children ages 3–7. 

Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue by Anna Harwell Celenza

Listen to klezmer, foxtrot, ragtime, and blues while learning about Gershwin’s process and struggle in creating a love song for New York that defined American music. We will also be listening to a recording of “Rhapsody in Blue” performed by Gershwin and the Columbia Jazz Band in 1925.

From the seventeenth century to the twenty-first, through fiction and through fact, hear tales of NYC and the people who made it great.

Macy's Sunday Story Time: Hanukkah

Sun, December 1st, 2013 | 11:30 am

Recommended for children ages 3–7. 

When Mindy Saved Hanukkah by Eric Kimmel

Mindy’s family isn’t the average New York City family—they’re tiny! Living behind the walls of the Eldridge Street Synagogue, Mindy’s family has learned how to use objects from our world in their home, including candles for Hanukkah. But what happens when the synagogue gets a cat? Mindy and her family have to adapt in order to save the holiday!

Macy's Sunday Story Time: The Macy’s Parade

Sun, November 24th, 2013 | 11:30 am

Recommended for children ages 3–7. 

Milly and the Macy’s Parade by Shana Corey

When was the first Macy’s Parade and how did it get started? Learn how immigrants living in New York City helped shape a unique tradition that Americans still enjoy today.

From the seventeenth century to the twenty-first, through fiction and through fact, hear tales of NYC and the people who made it great.

Support for the Macy's Sunday Story Hour provided by the Macy's Foundation.

 

Macy's Sunday Story Time: Run as Fast as You Can!

Sun, November 17th, 2013 | 11:30 am

Recommended for children ages 3–7. 

The Gingerbread Boy by Richard Egielski

Follow the Gingerbread Boy through the streets of New York City and Central Park in this rendition of a classic American folk tale. Will he survive his jaunt this time? Join us to find out!

From the seventeenth century to the twenty-first, through fiction and through fact, hear tales of NYC and the people who made it great.

Support for the Macy's Sunday Story Hour provided by the Macy's Foundation.

 

Macy's Sunday Story Time: Veterans Day

Sun, November 10th, 2013 | 11:30 am

Recommended for children ages 3–7. 

America : A Patriotic Primer by Lynne Cheney

Celebrate the service of all U.S. military Veterans with the patriotic primer America. From D for Declaration to S for Suffrage and N for Native Americans to V for Valor, this storytime reviews a patriotic alphabet and reminds us to appreciate those that enlist to protect our country.

From the seventeenth century to the twenty-first, through fiction and through fact, hear tales of NYC and the people who made it great.

Macy's Sunday Story Time: Election Day

Sun, November 3rd, 2013 | 11:30 am

Recommended for children ages 3–7. 

Grace for President by Kelly S. DiPucchio

Follow Grace’s campaign as she seeks to earn enough electoral votes to become the first girl to be President of her school (and someday, the United States!).

From the seventeenth century to the twenty-first, through fiction and through fact, hear tales of NYC and the people who made it great.

Support for the Macy's Sunday Story Hour provided by the Macy's Foundation.

 

Macy's Sunday Story Time: Sleepy Hollow and the Road You'd Better Not Follow

Sun, October 27th, 2013 | 11:30 am

Recommended for children ages 3–7. 

Sleepy Hollow and the Road You'd Better Not Follow by Donna Davies
Walk with Ned and his friend through the eerie village of Sleepy Hollow. Will they find the legendary Hessian soldier, the Headless Horseman, in this old Dutch town? Or will he find them? Join us for this modern day rendition of Washington Irving's classic to find out!
 

Macy's Sunday Story Time: My Heart Will Not Sit Down

Sun, October 20th, 2013 | 11:30 am

Recommended for children ages 3–7. 

My Heart Will Not Sit Down by Mara Rockliff
When she hears about the Great Depression and all of the children going hungry in New York City, Kedi decides she must do something to help out, even though her village in Cameroon is facing tough times as well. Join us to hear how Kedi and her village help New York City in My Heart Will Not Sit Down, based on a true story.
 

Macy's Sunday Story Time: Making a Difference

Sun, September 8th, 2013 | 11:30 am

Recommended for children ages 3–7. 

Here Come the Girl Scouts! by Shana Corey

Growing up, Daisy wanted to be adventurous and make a difference in the world. It’s a good thing she didn’t listen to people that told her to be dainty and stay inside, like other girls! Read Here Come the Girl Scouts by Shana Corey and learn how one girl’s gumption changed the lives of millions of young Americans.

Macy's Sunday Story Time: Back to School

Sun, September 1st, 2013 | 11:30 am

Recommended for children ages 3–7. 

Noah Webster & His Words by Jeri Chase Ferris

Get into the school spirit with the true story of how Noah Webster, and his American Dictionary of the English Language, united the nation in education and language!

From the seventeenth century to the twenty-first, through fiction and through fact, hear tales of NYC and the people who made it great.

Support for the Macy's Sunday Story Hour provided by the Macy's Foundation.

 

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