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StoryWalk® at Mount Hope Farm

StoryWalk At Mount Hope Farm. A Kid-Friendly Trail and a New Book Every Month to Read Along the Way.
Close-up of stop number 6 of the StoryWalk

Enjoy Reading and the Outdoors!

Take a short walk and ready a children’s book at the permanent StoryWalk® installation at Mount Hope Farm, courtesy of the Friends of Rogers Free Library. The StoryWalk® is on the North Pasture, located on the left-hand side as you drive into the farm.

The StoryWalk® at Mount Hope Farm is open daily from 8 am to 6 pm, except holidays.

Current Book Being Featured

Old Rock (is not boring) by Deb Pilutti

Child pointing at stop number 16 on the StoryWalk

Credit for all photos: Carolyn DiFrancesco, First Fotos

Facts from Deb Pilutti’s Old Rock (is not boring), March’s StoryWalk® title:

Discussion Questions: 

  • Why does everyone think that being a rock is boring?
  • What has rock done that is definitely not boring?
  • How old is rock?
  • What other things would rock have seen in the timeline given for him?
  • What are some things that rock did that show his character traits?
  • Which of the characters would you want to be friends with? Why?
  • How are the other characters different than Old Rock?

Source: Unleashing Readers

Future Books to be Featured

The Crossing by Donna Jo Napoli

How Groundhog’s Garden Grew by Lynne Cherry

The Ugly Vegetables by Grace Lin

Ada Twist, Scientist by Andrea Beaty

Old Macdonald Had an Apartment House by Judi Barrett

Outside In by Deborah Underwood

Compost Stew: An A to Z Recipe for the Earth by Mary McKenna Siddals

Rain Makes Applesauce by Julian Scheer

This program has been sponsored by:

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