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Children's Folk Tales
North American


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American Tall Tales (91 Edition)
American Tall Tales (91 Edition)
by Osborne
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In this humorous twist on a classic tale, Paul Bunyan and his best friend, Babe the Blue Ox, leave life on the farm to work for a logger who pays them with their favorite thing: pancakes! Paul and Babe tromp across the country with the logger, filling... (read more)

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The People Could Fly: American Black Folktales
The People Could Fly: American Black Folktales
by Virginia Hamilton
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The Giant Cabbage: An Alaska Folktale
The Giant Cabbage: An Alaska Folktale
by Cherie B. Stihler
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Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox: The Great Pancake Adventure
Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox: The Great Pancake Adventure
by Matthew Luckhurst
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In early-nineteenth-century New England, folks considered a clean chin a sign of godliness. Born into this buttoned-up, strict society, Joseph Palmer stood out from childhood as someone who liked to do things his own way. A friend to Ralph Waldo Emerson... (read more)

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101 Favorite Stories from the Bible
101 Favorite Stories from the Bible
by Ura Miller
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Have your children heard of how God made a path through the water for the Israelites, of the boy David and the giant Goliath, and of how Jesus loves the children? In easy-to-understand words, here are 101 favorite stories from the Bible that have... (read more)

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Can't Scare Me!
Can't Scare Me!
by Ashley Bryan
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andlt;Bandgt;From celebrated legend Ashley Bryan, a lavishly depicted cautionary tale of fearlessness and many-headed monsters.andlt;/Bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Iandgt;There was a little boy who knew no fear...andlt;/Iandgt;andlt;BRandgt... (read more)

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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
by Washington Irving
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Washington Irving's classic tale of romantic schoolmaster Ichabod Crane and his terrifying encounter with the Headless Horseman is given new life in this edition, featuring the richly detailed, one-of-a-kind folk illustrations of Will Moses.... (read more)

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The Story of Paul Bunyan
The Story of Paul Bunyan
by Barbara Emberley
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THE STORY OF PAUL BUNYAN shares the folktale of one of the most famous and popular North American folk heroes. The story traces the outdoor adventures of Paul Bunyan, the giant lumberjack, and his companion, Babe the Blue Ox. This version written by... (read more)

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Meanwhile, Back at the Ranch
Meanwhile, Back at the Ranch
by Anne Isaacs
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When Widow Tulip Jones of Bore, England, inherits a ranch in By-Golly Gully, Texas, and moves in with two trunks of tea, twelve pet tortoises, and three servants, hilarity ensues. The peaceful life suits the wealthy widow fine until word gets out and... (read more)

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Rip Van Winkle's Return
Rip Van Winkle's Return
by Eric A Kimmel
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"Frequent collaborators Kimmel and Fisher take on an American literary treasure and make it accessible to young children. This unique version of the most famous return in literature deserves a place in the majority of collections, even those containing... (read more)

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The Old African
The Old African
by Julius Lester and Jerry Pinkney
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No one on the plantation had ever heard the Old African’s voice, yet he had spoken to all of them in their minds. For the Old African had the power to see the color of a person’s soul and read his thoughts as if they were words on a page... (read more)

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The Sea Chest
The Sea Chest
by Toni Buzzeo
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Why have one state worth of fun when you can have SIX! Grace and her cousin Camden enjoy a New England holiday, from big-city Boston to tiny coastal and mountain towns in Maine and Vermont. From lighthouse hopping to moose spotting, itandrsquo;s an... (read more)

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The Complete Tales of Uncle Remus
The Complete Tales of Uncle Remus
by Joel Chandler Harris
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"These stories are as American as the stars and stripes, even though they have some of their origins in Africa." Saturday... (read more)

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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
by Washington Irving
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Boyds Mills Press publishes a wide range of high-quality fiction and nonfiction picture books, chapter books, novels, and... (read more)

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Cendrillon: A Cajun Cinderella
Cendrillon: A Cajun Cinderella
by Sheila Hebe Collins
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As in Cinderella, Cendrillon is pestered by la belle-mEre (her stepmother) and les belles-soeurs (her stepsisters) but is helped by the bayou creatures who are ses bon amis (her good friends) and by la marraine (her fairy godmother). However, in New... (read more)

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Uncle Remus: His Songs and His Sayings (Penguin Classics)
Uncle Remus: His Songs and His Sayings (Penguin Classics)
by Joel Chandle Harris
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The dialect, lore, and flavor of black life in the nineteenth-century South is portrayed as it appeared to Georgia-born Joel Chandler Harris in Uncle Remuss "Legends of the Old Plantation."... (read more)

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Tales of Uncle Remus: The Adventures of Brer Rabbit (Puffin Modern Classics)
Tales of Uncle Remus: The Adventures of Brer Rabbit (Puffin Modern Classics)
by Lester
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Whether he is besting Brer Fox or sneaking into Mr. Man's garden, Brer Rabbit is always teaching a valuable lesson. These classic tales are full of wit, humor, and creativity, and Julius Lester brings an added contemporary sense to these forty-eight... (read more)

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Washington Irving's Rip Van Winkle
Washington Irving's Rip Van Winkle
by Wahsington Irving
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These magnificent illustrations, created for a 1905 edition of Washington Irving's enchanting fairy tale, established Arthur Rackham as a leading illustrator of his time. The illustrations featured traits that soon were to characterize much of Rackham's... (read more)

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Paul Bunyan vs. Hals Halson: The Giant Lumberjack Challenge!
Paul Bunyan vs. Hals Halson: The Giant Lumberjack Challenge!
by Teresa Bateman
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Paul Bunyan contends with a jealous rival lumberjack, but the two eventually become friends.... (read more)

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Swamp Angel
Swamp Angel
by Anne Isaacs
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When The Wheels on the Bus, by Caldecott Medalist Paul O. Zelinsky, broke onto the scene back in 1990, it created a sensation with its clever characters, sly subplots, luscious colors, and the incomparable flair of its moving parts. Almost a million... (read more)

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