Cosenza: “B-Book Festival” is back, a festival of art and literature for children and teenagers

COSENZA – Two days, five writers, a training session and four schools to talk about peace. These are the songs from the B-Book Festival, a world of art and literature for children and young people, held in the Città dei Ragazzi tomorrow, Friday the 13th and Saturday the 14th of May, organized as part of ” Edu-factoring “project promoted by the cooperative Don Bosco has been selected by Con in Bambini as part of the fund to combat youth education poverty.

The event, organized together with the women’s cooperative and TECA srl, returns in an unusual and reduced way with a few meetings aimed exclusively at the project’s partner schools: the Comprehensive Mendicino Institute, the Comprehensive Gullo Institute and the Comprehensive Spirito Santo Institute in Cosenza.

Return to a state unusual and very smallwith few meetings aimed exclusively at partner schools in the Edu-factoring project (project supported by Con in Bambini) because the situation associated with Covid in Calabria is still uncertain and it was decided to avoid insidious gatherings

Program – “Reading Peace”

Friday, May 13th

meetings at 9.00 / 10.30 at IC GULLO and at 11.00 / 12.30 on IC Holy Spirit
“Beyond the wall” Meeting with Beniamino Sidoti (New Earth 2020 editions) A wall separates two groups of children. A story about how you can start communicating. And how walls of all kinds can be overcome.
(RESERVED FOR THIRD, FOURTH AND FIFTH PRIMARY CLASSES IN IC GULLO, IC SPIRITO SANTO INSTITUTES)

“A salir a le stelle” Meeting with Assunta Morrone (Art for Children 2022) As a child, Dante Alighieri talks about her hopes for the future through the basic stages of her life and her writing. Dante himself, destined to become the greatest poet of Italian literature, accompanies readers on an extraordinary journey made of dreams and captivating suggestions.
(RESERVED FOR THE FOURTH AND FIFTH PRIMARY CLASSES OF THE IC GULLO AND IC SPIRITO SANTO INSTITUTIONS)

“My Special Character” Meeting with Michele D’Ignazio (Rizzoli 2021) Michele tells about his life in dots, reveals the many emotions he experienced, and describes all the great ones who helped him when he was little. And it gave him the drive to become the person he is today, a writer who is aware of the beauty of all the special characters and a friend of children to whom he never stops telling stories.
(RESERVED FOR I DEGREE CLASSES IN I-DEGREE OF IC GULLO AND IC SPIRITO SANTO)

“Stories of laces, words and hugs” Meeting with Patrizia Fulciniti (Bilber 2021) Four stories that move away from the stereotypes of classic fairy tales and show the importance of creating relationships, even taking risks, by using words to solve conflicts.
(RESERVED FOR THE THIRD, FOURTH AND FIFTH PRIMARY CLASS IN THE IC GULLO AND IC SPIRITO SANTO INSTITUTIONS)

“Star and the right to shine” Meeting with Paola Curìa (We will be trees, 2022) Every right is a duty: it is a duty to respect it, a duty to fully enjoy it, and it is a duty to defend it! A book about children’s rights! (RESERVED FOR FIRST AND SECOND PRIMARY CLASSES IN IC GULLO AND IC SPIRITO SANTO INSTITUTIONS) 17.30 – 19.30 at the Teatro Città dei Ragazzi (entrance Via Panebianco “Books for peace. Words to have fun together, librarians, teachers” seminar and teachers by Beniamino Sidoti.

Saturday, May 14th

meetings at 9.30 / 10.45 and 11.00 / 12.15 at Scrigno Giallo Città dei Ragazzi
“The little roofer in the city of light” Meeting with Maria Luigia Campolongo and Margherita Mari (Black sheep 2021) Entering the city of light is like traveling from roof to roof, flying high to enjoy freedom, looking for carefree moments, living even for a fraction of a few seconds in another reality. The roommates guard the stories and emotions of an imaginary world that opens up before us.
(RESERVED FOR THE PRIMARY FOURTH CLASSES OF IC OF ROSARNO)

“A salir a le stelle” Meeting with Assunta Morrone (Art for Children 2022) As a child, Dante Alighieri talks about her hopes for the future through the basic stages of her life and her writing. Dante himself, destined to become the greatest poet of Italian literature, accompanies readers on an extraordinary journey made of dreams and captivating suggestions.
(RESERVED FOR THE PRIMARY FOURTH CLASSES OF IC OF ROSARNO)

“My Special Character” Meeting with Michele D’Ignazio (Rizzoli 2021) Michele tells about his life in dots, reveals the many emotions he experienced, and describes all the great ones who helped him when he was little. And who gave him the impetus to become the person he is today, a writer who is aware of the beauty of all the special characters and a friend of children to whom he never stops telling stories
(RESERVED FOR FIRST DEGREE PRIMARY SCHOOL CLASSES)

Monday the 16th and Tuesday the 17th of May

Meetings with Eleonora Cumer at IC Mendicino as part of “… And if women were a kaleidoscope”
In collaboration with: … And if the book was an IC Mendicino kaleidoscope

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