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Janice DelNegro

Born: 1955 in Bronx, New York
Pen Name: Janice M. DelNegro

Connection to Illinois: Del Negro is an Associate Professor at Dominican University in River Forest. She lives in Brookfield.

Biography: Janice Del Negro, PhD, Associate Professor at the Graduate School of Library and Information Science at Dominican University in River Forest, Illinois. She teaches Children’s Literature, Storytelling, and Young Adult Literature. A member of the Children's Book Writers and Illustrators, DelNegro has written several books and collaborated with Ellin Greene on the classic textbook, ''Storytelling: Art & Technique''. She conducts workshops on storytelling, book reviewing, writing and reading motivation and has been featured at several Festivals including the University of Illinois Youth Literature Festival and both the Illinois and National Storytelling Festivals.


Primary Audience(s): Children; Children

Janice DelNegro on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

Folktales aloud :
ISBN: 0838911358 OCLC: 871320428

Lucy Dove /
ISBN: 0789425149 OCLC: 38016523

DK Pub., New York : 1998.

While sewing the laird's trews by moonlight in a haunted churchyard in return for a sackful of gold, an aging seamstress outwits a terrible monster.

Passion and poison :
ISBN: 076145361x OCLC: 105427769

Marshall Cavendish, New York : ©2007.

Contains eight short stories about female ghosts, all authored by Janice Del Negro.

Storytelling :
ISBN: 1591586003 OCLC: 422757107

This edition provides both a history of storytelling in libraries and accessible instruction for bringing storytelling to contemporary listeners. It details the selection, preparation, and presentation of stories, as well as planning and administration of a storytelling program. Full texts of 13 stories for various ages and occasions are included, as is an extensive list of resources. Bonus essays offer a fascinating international perspective through a survey of storytelling in Ireland and the British Isles and a look at storytelling in contemporary China. Complete with everything one needs to know to launch a successful storytelling program.

Willa and the wind /
ISBN: 076145232x OCLC: 57010227

Marshall Cavendish Children, New York : ©2005.

A mischievous north wind and a dishonest innkeeper try to outsmart young Willa Rose Mariah McVale, who must use trickery to claim what is rightfully hers.