Elisa Davy Pearmain

Elisa Davy Pearmain has been a professional storyteller for over 25 years. She received her Masters in Education from Lesley University in Creative Arts in Education. She has been a storyteller-in-residence for the Boston Public Schools and has taught teachers to integrate storytelling across the curriculum through the Lesley University Masters Program for 14 years. Elisa earned a second Masters, in Counseling Psychology, in 1998 and works part-time as a licensed mental health counselor. The author of two award-winning books, Doorways to the Soul: 52 Wisdom Tales from Around the World (Cleveland: Pilgrim Press, 1998) and Once Upon a Time: storytelling to Teach Character and Prevent Bullying (Greensboro, NC: Character Development Group, 2006), Elisa is a lifelong member of the First Parish Church in Lincoln, MA.

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Amazing Grace | Tapestry of Faith


Elisa Davy Pearmain

From Amazing Grace
Doorways to the Soul, Elisa Davy Pearmain, p. vii. "Hide and Seek," Cleveland: The Pilgrim Press. Copyright (C) 1998....

Faithful Journeys | Tapestry of Faith

Adin Ballou and The Hopedale Community

Elisa Davy Pearmain

From Faithful Journeys
I want to tell you the story of Adin Ballou. He was born over two hundred years ago. He grew up to be a peacemaker and a Universalist minister, but he...

Moral Tales | Tapestry of Faith

Moral Tales, Grades 2-3

Alice Anacheka-Nasemann, Elisa Davy Pearmain

From Moral Tales
Attempts to provide children with the spiritual and ethical tools they need to make choices and take actions reflective of their UU beliefs and values.

Sing to the Power | Tapestry of Faith

A Sea of Pink

Elisa Davy Pearmain

From Sing to the Power
Scott was nervous on his first day of junior high school. Junior high started with the fifth grade in his town....

Wonderful Welcome | Tapestry of Faith

Grandmother's Lesson

Elisa Davy Pearmain

From Wonderful Welcome
A contemporary story by Elisa Davy Pearmain, based on the Jewish tradition of the Passover Seder....

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