This Marcus Garvey Cubs Audio Stories Pack includes 5 MP3 Downloads. Stories can be purchased as a set or separately. Each story is detailed below.
Fifty Cents – This has to be the heaviest 50 cent coin anyone has ever seen! Honesty really is the best policy!
Cayor –The French want to build their railroad across the kingdom of Cayor, and control the Africans’ land. The French have the latest guns and canons, but the Africans of Cayor have something better – courageous warriors and the brainpower of the Marcus Garvey Cubs!
Lozi – The Lozi Princess has to dance at her 12th birthday party, but she has a secret…she doesn’t know how to dance! There is not much time to learn. The Garvey Cubs have an idea to help her, but it is surely not what you think!
Old Trinidad – When the Garvey Cubs reach Old Trinidad, there is trouble in the market! Someone is stealing jewelry! The Cubs turn this investigation into a science project!
The Winner – When the nation of Ghantobengeroon wants to hire a soccer/football coach for the World Cup, do they really need a white coach from Europe, or can a Black man do the job? The Garvey Cubs want to know!
"The average story is between 15 and 20 minutes. We have intentionally made them a little longer than our children are used to. Our children are of the "video game" and "rapid action" generation, so chances are, their minds may drift when first listening to a long story (especially younger ones). Don't be discouraged! Be patient and use techniques like:
- Stopping the story part way (before attention wanes) and discussing what they heard or liked or predict will come next, then continue; or
- Having them listen 30 minutes before bedtime, and tell them they can stay up a few minutes longer to talk about the story (children love excuses for delaying bedtime!) Mainly, be patient. It won't take long for their minds to strengthen to a higher level of concentration.
"You will find the results are worth it!"