In The Stories of Emmy/A Girl Like Heidi, Doris Smith Naundorf brings you enchanting tales from Interweaving the Generations, a one-woman play she wrote as she graduated from Empire State College SUNY at age 57. Known as The Story Lady, Doris acts in the play as her Swiss grandmother, mother and herself. The Stories of Emmy are based on her mother's delightful adventures before and after coming to America around 1910."Naundorf recounts her Swiss] mother's coming of age in New Jersey..." - Hilary Smith, journalist for The Daily Messenger, Canandaigua, NY: "Interweaving the Generations," February 19, 2008 ..". The stories you share with our students are wonderful.... Immigration is covered in the eighth grade curriculum..." - Debra J. Meek, Gifted and Talented Program Assistant, Bloomfield Central School, NY..". The women's staff at the Statue of Liberty was impressed with your story ... The youngest women were especially amazed at your grandmother's detention at Ellis Island. You made history come alive and personal." - Information Officer, the U.S. National Park Service..". Thank you so much for ... sharing your stories with us. You have made today very special for our entire school. May God bless you " - Eileen O'Neill, Principal, St. Mary's School, Canandaigua, NY..".The reason I really, really loved your story is because my Grandma and Grandpa came from Ireland." - Kaiti Brennan, Fyle School, Henrietta, NY..". The presentation was great. ... I like the kids yodeling ... I saw that Emmy sold the flowers." - Zach Eriksine, Fyle School, Henrietta, NY..".I've heard Doris tell many of her 'Emmy tales.' They transport us to the early 1900s through the eyes of a young immigrant girl. Some stories are sweet, others just plain fun..." - Carolyn Coit Dancy, Storyteller, Pittsford, NY
Have a question about this product? Ask us here.