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Stan & Bea's Tall Tales
- Stan & Bea's Tall Tales: Two stories of how the giraffe got its long neck, told by Stanley and Beatrice Tall, our twin giraffe mascots. Read their stories on screen and listen to them on your speakers. (Adobe Flash Player required)
- See below for four galleries of illustrations for the stories. Brenna Christie, the guidance counselor at Tattnall Square Academy in Macon, Georgia, wrote us to say that Tattnall kids who did the Giraffe Heroes Program were being brave and compassionate all over the place. She sent us illustrations that Tattnall students have done for Stan & Bea's stories. You can read her letter, and then see all of their awesome drawings below!
Young Giraffe Heroes
Below are a few stories about young Giraffe Heroes. For more stories, go to the Giraffe Heroes page, and you will find young people featured right alongside adults! If you want to really explore all of the young Giraffes, you can search the database you will find there.
Sam Colella was 7 and shy when he decided he had to do something for kids whose lives were disrupted by war. More
Imagine you're 11 years old and your body is twisting from scoliosis, causing you constant physical pain and making you look…More
Xiuhtezcatl Roske-Martinez loves the outdoors. Maybe it’s the Aztec genes passed on through his father’s side of the family; maybe it’s the environmental activism. More
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