Museum Story Time - "Silver Packages: An Appalachian Christmas Story" by Cynthia Rylant - The Birthplace of Country Music
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Museum Story Time – “Silver Packages: An Appalachian Christmas Story” by Cynthia Rylant

December 6 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Graphic featuring the book cover of "Silver Packages: An Appalachian Christmas Story."

Date: Friday, December 6, 2024

Time: 10:30 a.m. EST

Location: The Learning Center, Birthplace of Country Music Museum

Cost: Free and open to the public

Join us in the museum’s Learning Center for our monthly Museum Story Time program. Aimed at toddler-age children and their grown-ups, we will gather on the first Friday of each month for a music- or Appalachia-related storybook, a tune or two by WBCM Radio Bristol show host Ella Patrick, and a related activity or coloring sheet. This month, we will be doing a fun Christmas craft!

About Silver Packages: An Appalachian Christmas Story”

In Appalachia each Christmas, a boy named Frankie waits beside the tracks for the Christmas Train, which will bring presents to the children who live in coal towns and hollows. Year after year, Frankie hopes that one particular gift — one very special gift — will be tossed to him from that train. And it is this enduring hope that will guide him to the true meaning of the season.

About the Author

Cynthia Rylant is the author of numerous distinguished novels and picture books for young readers. In addition to her beginning-reader series: Henry and Mudge, Poppleton, and Mr. Putter and Tabby, as well as her Cobble Street Cousins early-chapter series, she is also the author of the Newbery Medal-winning “Missing May,” the Newbery Honor Book “A Fine White Dust,” and two Caldecott Honor-winning picture books.




December 6
10:30 am - 11:30 am
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