Stories that Rock

Summer Reading 2018
Stories and Music for every age

Stories for America

Stories for America In a time of division, it is crucial for us to tell stories that bring us all together. We are a nation that values individuality and democracy. We cherish freedoms. We allow people opportunity. And we face our challenges together. These are politically-neutral stories about things and ideas that celebrate the awesomeness

It Ate My Sister (and other family stories)

It Ate My Sister (and other family stories) Is that “true?” I get asked that question alot. I like to answer by saying that all of my stories are true, and some of them really happened… The book It Ate My Sister is “the 100% true autobiography of an award-winning writer and professional liar. The performance It

Read a little every day!

Read a Little Every Day! Listening to stories encourages reading. Hearing stories is a fun way to connect young people with the joy of reading. Mark’s reading programs include a blend of reading, storytelling and the occasional song. Stories include: The Billy Goats Gruff, Og!, The Three Pigs and more! Program adapts based on the group’s age. Listen

Silly Stories (and songs) that Encourage Reading

Autumn, Winter, Spring or Summer — listening to stories is fun and builds the foundation for reading

Transmit Joy – Family Story Concerts for all ages

Mark has a repertoire of more than 150 stories and songs. You can select a theme with him, or allow him to choose “Omakase” style — based on the season, weather and mood of the crowd. All of Mark’s family programs adjust based on the age/demographics of the people in the audience. In other words, the stories will be

Cinderella Spinderella – and other tales of diversity

Cinderella Spinderella – and other tales of diversity One summer I was telling stories to diverse audiences in Boston and disabled youngsters in Newport. I wanted a story that would connect both groups, despite their differences. Cinderella Spinderella was a perfect fit… When Mark Binder began performing Cinderella Spinderella, he had no idea that it would take a

Stories for Peace

How can we resolve conflicts? How can we handle bullies?