When the sun rises in the sky it does so at the bidding of the Story Teller. All my people gather around to hear the ancient tales and welcome the life-giving sun. But when the Story Teller begins to weaken and her words falter our people see that the sun also begins to weaken and falter and we are afraid. We know without the stories our people cannot survive, but the Story Teller has no kin – no one to carry on the telling...
This early reader to middle-grade book is told in the style of an island storyteller. It speaks of a community’s need for its history and is perfect to read aloud.
Jacqueline Grant was born on the island of Jamaica and teaches history at a private high school in Miami, Florida. She holds a Ph.D. in Caribbean and Latin American history.