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San Souci, Robert D.

Summary: A collection of five short tales about such legendary American heroes as John Henry, Old Stormalong, Sluefoot Sue, and Paul Bunyan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 1991

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Osborne, Mary Pope.

Summary: A collection of tall tales about such American folk heroes as Sally Ann Thunder Ann Whirlwind, Pecos Bill, John Henry, and Paul Bunyan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf

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Summary: Mose the fireman: The story of Gotham's legendary fireman whose outrageous exploits shape one of America's tallest tales.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 2007

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile book on CD, Call number: J CD Fiction Treasury 2007

Cooper, Paul Fenimore.

Summary: The story of Tal, a young orphan, and the adventures that befall him during his amazing journey to the land of Troom.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Purple House Press 2009

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC COO

Leeming, David

Summary: This marvelous collection brings together the great myths and legends of the United States-from the creation stories of the first inhabitants, to the tall tales of the Western frontier, to the legendary outlaws of the 1920s, and beyond. This thoroughly engaging anthology is sweeping in its scope, embracing Big Foot and Windigo, Hiawatha and Uncle Sam, Paul Revere and Billy the Kid, and even the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2000

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Hoberman, Mary Ann.

Summary: Presents new twists on familiar folklore characters, including Johnny Appleseed, Annie Oakley, Paul Bunyan, John Henry, and many more! This book uses traditional reading teaching techniques (alliteration, rhyme, and repetition) to invite young children to read along with peers or an adult. With clear, color-coded typography, and sly, lively illustrations, this collection is sure to entertain...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E HOB

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 1986

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 398 GRE

Schwartz, Alvin

Summary: Tapped from the oral traditions of American folklore, these ghost stories and tales of weird happenings, witches, and graveyards have startling, funny, or surprising endings.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2010

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2 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 398.25 SCH
2 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC SCH

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 398.25 SCH

Fleischman, Sid

Summary: A collection of three previously published stories about the farmer who'd rather sit on a porcupine than tell a lie. Includes "McBroom the Rainmaker," "McBroom's Zoo," and "McBroom's Ghost."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenwillow Books 1992

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE FLE

Contents: Chicken reel -- Little girl, be careful what you say -- Chicken reel -- How they broke away to go to the Rootabaga Country -- Lisa Jane -- How the potato face blind man enjoyed himself on a fine spring morning -- Railroad Bill -- Doors -- Sourwood mountain -- The story of Blixie Bimber and the power of the gold buckskin whincher -- Sittin on top of the world -- The junk man -- Wanderin -- Baby...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: August House Publishers 2002

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD SA SAN

Lester, Julius.

Summary: A retelling of the Afro-American tales about the adventures and misadventures of Brer Rabbit and his friends and enemies.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books 1987

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 398.2 LES

Schwartz, Alvin

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Summary: Stories of ghosts and witches, "jump" stories, scary songs, and modern-day scary stories.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lippincott 1981

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Stoutenburg, Adrien.

Summary: Features eight American folk heroes: Paul Bunyan, Pecos Bill, Stormalong, Mike Fink, Davy Crockett, Johnny Appleseed, John Henry, and Joe Magarac.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 1976

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 398.22 Stoutenburg 1976

Lester, Julius.

Summary: Combines all four volumes of Uncle Remus tales, offering a retelling of the adventures and misadventures of Brer Rabbit and his friends and enemies.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Phyllis Fogelman Books 1999

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

Palazzo, Tony

Summary: An illustrated celebration of America conjures up a nostalgic era, featuring such celebrated figures as Pecos Bill riding a mountain lion, Davy Crockett getting outfoxed by a raccoon, and Sweet Betsy from Pike on her trip west.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling 2010

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Hamilton, Virginia

Summary: Retold Afro-American folktales of animals, fantasy, the supernatural, and desire for freedom, born of the sorrow of the slaves, but passed on in hope.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 1985

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 398.2 HAM

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

Leach, Maria.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: World Pub. Co. 1958

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

McKissack, Pat

Summary: Master storyteller Patricia C. McKissack transports us to the front porch--a place where lightning bugs flash, lemonade is poured, and tales about slickster-tricksters are an every-night treat for the whole family to enjoy.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library 2007

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD MCK

Schwartz, Alvin

Summary: More traditional and modern-day stories of ghosts, witches, vampires, "jump" stories, and scary songs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 1984

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1 available in Adult, Call number: J FIC Schwartz

Scieszka, Jon.

Summary: Madcap revisions of familiar fairy tales.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 1992

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E Sci

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE SCI

Cummings, E. E. (Edward Estlin)

Summary: Four tales include "The Old Man Who Said 'Why'," "The Elephant & The Butterfly," "The House That Ate Mosquito Pie," and "The Little Girl Named I."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright 2004

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

McGill, Alice.

Summary: With the humor and wisdom of her North Carolina roots, Alice McGill shares the stories she remembers from her father, mother, grandmother, and neighbors. Her telling is as fresh as a loaf of bread still warm from the ashes, as she brings to life the creatures that so fascinated her as a child: Bruh Rabbit, Sis Possum, Bruh Bear, and Bruh Fox. Illustrated with zest and warmth, these stories were...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2004

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE MCG

Summary: Anthology of 39 tales drawn from the hundreds of tales told at the National Storytelling Festival in October 1992.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Storytelling Press 1992

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

Summary: A collection of sixteen American folktales, each with a notation of its state of origin.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books 1999

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 398.2 STO