Popular/Normal/Storytelling diaries for children from Casa Santo Antônio do Menor

per Victoria Fonseca
(Intern underneath the supervision of Vinicius Perasa)

An initiative to encourage children’s publicity to literature and Pelotas chronicles an necessary black determine in social activism. The exercise was broadcast yesterday afternoon to dozens of scholars from Casa Santo Antônio do Menor. children’s work The Adventures of Lou mentioned Jorge Braga, creator and patron of the e-book truthful, and Julia Gomes, godmother of the establishment.

Surprisingly, holding the eye of a giant group of three- to five-year-old children was not a troublesome job. For a number of minutes, they listened attentively to the story advised by the godmother of 13-year-old Julia Gomes of Casa Santo Antonio do Menor. Before beginning the studying, the little ones additionally had an introduction concerning the e-book – which offers with the historical past of the social employee Luciana de Araujo – made by the creator himself, Jorge Braga.

The lesson was surrounded by the presentation and interpretation of its pictures The Adventures of Lou For the general public that noticed each element. After the story, the creator distributed a replica to every baby, who used the e-book as inspiration for the subsequent exercise: placing their imaginations to paper with numerous coloured pencils.

A godmother for a yr, Julia says that she was not within the behavior of studying, however such actions are encouraging her to commit herself to studying extra. “I see the significance of studying. I’m presently studying two books and this undertaking along with encouraging them [crianças] Encouraging me to learn extra to enhance my writing and talking”.

Friends Guilherme Machado and Laís Custódio, each 5 years previous, mentioned they actually favored the drawing of the character. “The little woman is so cute and nonetheless has a marker [de página]”, factors out Leys. Guilherme talked about that she favored that everybody received books and that she normally listened to the tales advised by the academics. “Because I nonetheless cannot learn”, he explains. Between one drawing and one other, Braga would autograph copies. Currently, Casa Santo Antônio do Menor serves 55 children.

Luciana de Araujo
the e-book The Adventures of Lou Brings the story of social employee Luciana de Araujo. Born in Porto Alegre and the daughter of a slave mom, she got here to Pelotas within the twentieth century and met numerous orphaned ladies. At that second, Luciana was sick and, whereas affected by the state of affairs of the children, she promised São Benedito that, if recovered, she would assist these in want. The activist then established an orphanage, with numerous black ladies. Later, he additionally established an orphanage in Bagh. “He acquired the daughters of chilly and hungry ex-slaves. Not glad, he additionally accepted this welcome of the daughters of the Bug. His story is an inspiration. I’m simply bringing it to mild”, Braga highlights.

The alternative to inform Luciana’s trajectory in a children’s e-book slightly than a e-book aimed toward adults is a reversal of meant info, the creator famous. Because he’s an unknown determine, Braga needed to convey information about him to children in order that they may go on the information.

Contact Reading
Patron of this yr’s Pelotas Book Fair, the creator emphasizes that children’s publicity to books from an early age is critical to make them a part of their lives. “It’s necessary that they’ve this attitude, that there’s an grownup who reads to them that they’ll look as much as in an effort to achieve an curiosity in studying. We are what we learn,” he mentioned.

Children’s books about black personalities
The Adventures of Lou It is a part of a undertaking of ten books about black figures who had relevance in Pelotas within the twentieth century. The second work is nearing completion and offers with the achievements of painter Miguel Barros. The goal of the Braga initiative is primarily to introduce story collections into municipal faculties. “My concept is to achieve out to college students after which to most people. We wish to convey them information concerning the lives of those forgotten personalities”, he mentioned.

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