Over the last several weeks the Rye Free Reading Room and MyRye.com have asked various Rye citizens – elected officials, city staff, community leaders, merchants and local authors – to read a story for the youngest citizens of Rye.
This week we run our last episodes of the Storytelling Project. A big shout out to all those who participated and to the Rye Free Reading Room for a great partnership.
Today, The Osborn School’s Stacy Coyne reads Kimberly Gee’s Up Up Up Down. Coyne is am ENL teacher (English as a new language) at Rye’s Osborn Elementary School. Coyne is the better half of Ryan Coyne, our storyteller from earlier this week. The Coynes are one of only two couples to complete the Storytelling Project. The other couple is Denise Cypher and Bob Cypher.
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Episode #1 with Rye Mayor Josh Cohn reading Todd Parr’s The Peace Book.
Episode #2 with Rye Author Annabel Monaghan reading Sophie Blackall’s Hello Lighthouse.
Episode #3 with Rye Rec’s Sally Rogol reading Jane Godwin’s Red House, Tree House, Little Bitty Brown Mouse.
Episode #4 with former Rye Mayor Doug French reading Peter Brown’s Children Make Terrible Pets.
Episode #5 with Rye Author Kate Stempel reading Todd Parr’s It’s OK to Make Mistakes.
Episode #6 with New York State Assemblyman and former Rye Mayor Steve Otis reading Teddy Bear from Mother Goose Treasury.
Episode #7 with President Suzanne Clary of the Jay Heritage Center reading Cindy P Senning’s Emily’s Magic Words: Please, Thank You, and More.