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Gail Herman

Biography

Gail Herman

Creative storyteller and arts consultant Dr. Gail N. Herman has performed and taught storytelling extensively throughout the United States, as well as in Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Jamaica, Germany, Ghana, India, and the Virgin Islands. She presents many storytelling workshops and keynotes to state educational and other organizations such as LANES, NSN, Confratute, NAEYC, NAGC, and AEGUS. 
 
Dr. Herman has received many grants including a Laurel Arts Grant, Bluemont Concert Series, local Arts Council Grants, MD and WV Humanities Council grants, and MD State Arts Council Residency and Artist in Education (AIE) grants. She continues her work on Coal Talk Oral Histories. Most recently she received a grant from MBEC to collect stories in Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania.
 
She has taught learning disabled, underachieving, as well as gifted students. Presently, she teaches at three colleges and universities in her specialized fields of education, storytelling, creative arts in learning, gifted education, and early childhood curriculum.

Gail Herman

Books by Gail Herman

Written by Gail Herman with illustrations by Gregory Copeland - African American Interest, Business, Children's 8-12, Children's Nonfiction, Nonfiction, Women's History, Women's Studies

Here's a gripping portrait of a smart, remarkable woman. Growing up in Alabama, Coretta Scott King graduated valedictorian from her high school before becoming one of the first African American students at Antioch College in Ohio. It was there that she became politically active, joining the local chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). After her marriage to Martin Luther King Jr., Coretta took part in the Civil Rights Movement. Following her husband's assassination in 1968, she assumed leadership of the movement. 

written by Gail Herman with illustrations by Michelle Amatrula - Culture, History, Nature, Outdoor

The peak of Mount Everest is the highest place on Earth --- and one of the deadliest. Terrible storms stop climbers in their tracks! Avalanches tumble down! Brave adventurers disappear on the snowy slopes. Then Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay decide to climb. They come from different cultures, but their dream is the same. Can teamwork help them make it to the roof of the world?