Griot’s Corner is a program tailored for K - through 3rd Grade students that uses storytellers and children activities to highlight freedom, acceptance,multiculturalism and citizenship. The “Griot” (ɡrēˈō, ˈɡrēō) is a West African storyteller, historian and/or musician.

Author: Kadir Nelson Illustrator: Kadir Nelson

A simple story that proves “a picture is worth a thousand words.” Cute animals illustrate, with inventive poses. Premise: Planting seeds can produce more than food.

Mitchelville tie: Having property to grow food to share and sell. Like the different animals portrayed, different native origins of citizens offer wider variety of menu.