Please, Read me a Story!

Presented by: Marlene Peterson

Nature has reserved the first years of a child’s life for making impressions on his heart. One of the most important tools you have to work with is the story. With the right story, you can create an interest in any subject. Stories open hearts. Come learn how to create a read-aloud culture in your home and share stories of history, nature, science, art, music, great lives, and great literature with your children. You’ll also learn where you can find hundreds of the best stories ever told–for FREE!


Marlene Peterson is founder and President of Libraries of Hope, home of the Well-Educated Heart philosophy of learning and a Mother’s University. A strong believer in the power of stories, she has compiled over 60 volumes of stories from the golden age of children’s literature and has created a manual for beginning storytellers entitled Restoring the Art of Storytelling in the Home. She is a co-founder of Mothers of Influence. A graduate of BYU, she and her husband, Brent, have raised eight daughters and one son and currently reside in Appomattox, Virginia, where they are blissfully surrounded by the stories of history.

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