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Miller, Bobbi.

Summary: An accidental encounter with a thorn bush on his way to the spring dance has Davy Crockett kicking up his heels and out-dancing even the audacious Miss Sally Ann Thunder Ann Whirlwind.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2007

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 398.22 MIL

Ollhoff, Jim

Summary: Myths are a rich source of history. Even before myths were written down, people told and retold the stories of the gods and goddesses of their homeland. Learn the history of the South Pacific myths, as well as their deeper meaning, from the desert tribes of Australia to New Zealand's origin of the coconut.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ABDO Pub. Co. 2012

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Cohen, Caron Lee.

Summary: A poor boy becomes a powerful leader when Mother Earth turns his mud pony into a real one, but after the pony turns back to mud, he must find his own strength.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 1988

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E COH

Pyle, Howard

Contents: The story of Launcelot -- The book of Sir Tristram -- The book of Sir Percival.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: C. Scribner's Sons 1984

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 821.1 PYL

Summary: Some wonderful stories that reconstruct the daily life and customs of several cultures.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: EDC Publishing 2016

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Claybourne, Anna

Summary: "Interesting and curious historical legends and their background, for children"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic Kids 2019

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Martin, Rafe

Summary: In this Algonquin Indian version of the Cinderella story, the Rough-Face Girl and her two beautiful but heartless sisters compete for the affections of the Invisible Being. This variation on the Cinderella tale takes place in an Algonquin village on the shores of Lake Ontario.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 1993

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 398.2 Martin 1993

McCullum, Kenya

Summary: Examines 12 of the creepiest urban legends. Each spread provides information about a spooky story and its origins and variations paired with interesting sidebars and questions to consider.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 12-Story Library, an imprint of Peterson Publishing Company 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 398 MCC

Borgert-Spaniol, Megan

Summary: Cryptozoology: Could Unexplained Creatures Be Real? Readers will examine the history of Cryptozoology, Bigfoot, Yeti, the Loch Ness Monster and more before deciding for themselves! Table of contents, fun facts, a glossary, and an index are included. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Checkerboard Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2018

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1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 001.944 SPA

Hodges, Margaret

Summary: A retelling of four Arthurian legends, "The Sword in the Stone," "Excalibur," "The Lady of the Lake," and "The Last Great Battle," which feature Merlin, King Arthur, and other familiar figures.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2004

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 398.2 HOD

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 398.2 HOD

London, Jonathan

Summary: With the help of other animals, Wise Old Coyote manages to acquire fire from the wicked Yellow Jacket sisters.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 1993

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 398.24 LON

Brunvand, Jan Harold.

Summary: 'The colossal classic becomes even more colossal with a full new chapter of recent urban legends.' Alligators in the sewers? A pet in the microwave? No, it didn't really happen to your friend's sister's neighbor: it's an urban legend. And no matter how savvy you think you are, you are sure to find at least one story you always believed to be true in this colossal collection. Professor Jan...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 398.2 BRU

Ehlert, Lois.

Summary: When Fox tells Mole she must move out of her tunnel to make way for a new path, Mole finds an ingenious way to save her home.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt Brace 1998

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 398.2 EHL

Peters, Stephanie True

Summary: In this graphic adaptation of the American folk tale, young Johnny Slimeseed is a gentle monster who does not look forward to Fright Night like the other monster kids in Nightmare swamp--so, with advice from a wise worm, he decides to plant a forest of slime trees to entertain the other swamp kids and give them something other than scaring humans to do.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 FAR

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J GRAPHIC FAR

Sceurman, Mark

Summary: Weird Civil War delves into the peculiar history and ghastly legacy of the bloodiest period in American history, featuring the era's most gripping tragic tales, fascinating facts, spooky scenarios, and eccentric characters. This brand-new volume—which compiles the most compelling Civil War stories from the bestselling Weird series—will excite precocious history students, Civil War buffs, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling 2015

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 973.7 SCE

Kimmel, Eric A.

Summary: Anansi the spider plans to trick Turtle into catching a fish for his dinner, but Turtle proves to be smarter and ends up with a free meal. Explains the origin of spider webs.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J READ-ALONG KIM

Summary: Looks at the life and legends of Annie Oakley, whose expert marksmanship not only put food on the table, but also gave her a ticket into a life in entertainment.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Schlessinger Media 2006

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD J398.2 ANN

Summary: When China is invaded by the Huns, Mulan decides that she must disguise herself as a soldier -- a man -- to fight in place of her ill father, who has been called up for war.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grolier Enterprises 1998

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC DISNE

Armstrong, Dorsey

Summary: For more than 1,000 years, stories of King Arthur and his knights have fascinated people from all different walks of life. What is it about this story that has given it such enduring popularity? What are the themes and ideals of Arthurian legend that have appealed to so many people across time and space? In this 24-lecture course, you will learn about the origins and development of Arthur's...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 942 KIN
Call number: DVD 942 KIN

Barnett, Mac

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: There is a legend that if the ravens at the Tower of London ever leave then Britain will fall, so when somebody steals the birds, the Queen calls for Mac B. to find the thief and retrieve them--a mission that takes him to Iceland, where he encounters secret submarines, hungry polar bears, and his arch-nemesis from the KGB.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orchard Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2019

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Gay, William.

Summary: David Binder is a young, successful writer living in Chicago and suffering from writer's block. He stares at the blank page, and the blank page stares back--until inspiration strikes in the form of a ghost story that captivated him as a child. With his pregnant wife and young daughter in tow, he sets out to explore the myth of Virginia Beale, Faery Queen of the Haunted Dell. But as his...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2015

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC GAY

Kimmel, Eric A.

Summary: Anansi the Spider steals Hyena's magic stick so he won't have to do the chores, but when the stick's magic won't stop, he gets more than he bargained for.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2001

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Rogers, D. Laurence.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Historical Press 1993

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 634.98 ROG
1 available in Nelson Room, Call number: NEL 634.93 ROG

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1 available in Michigan Room, Call number: MI 634.98 Rogers

Takahashi, Rumiko

Summary: Inuyasha is attacked by a corrupted human wielding a mysterious sword known as Dakki. If our hero loses this battle, he will lose his mighty sword Tetsusaiga as well!Then, the corpse of the turtle demon Meioju is revived by a piece of Moryomaru s flesh. Meioju s shell is said to be the toughest of any armored demon... Even with the aid of Sesshomaru, does Inuyasha stand a chance of penetrating...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: VIZ Media 2013

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 INU

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