Traditional Legends and Stories

Aardema, Verna. Oh, Kojo! How Could You! Dial Books, 1984.

Aardema, Verna. Who's in Rabbit's House? Dial Books, 1977.

Andersen, Hans Christian. The Emperor's New Clothes. North-South Books, 1986.

Andrews, Jan. Out of Everywhere: Tales for a New World. Illustrated by Simon Ng. Groundwood Book, Toronto, 2000.

Bedard, Michael. The Night-In Gale. Clarion Books, 1991.

Berry, James. A Thief in the Village and Other Stories. Orchard Books, 1988.

Bierhorst, John ed. The Naked Bear: Folktales of the Iroquois. William Morrow & Co, 1987.

Brenner, Barbara & Julia Takaya. Chibi, a True Story from Japan. Clarion Books, 1996.

Brusca, Maria Cristina and Tona Wilson. The Cook and the King. Henry Holt & Co, 1993.

Calmenson, Stephanie. The Principal's New Clothes. Scholastic Inc., 1989.

Carlson, Lori M. & Cynthia L. Ventura. Where Angels Glide at Dawn: New Stories from Latin America. J. B. Lippincott, 1990.

Chang, Cindy. The Seventh Sister: a Chinese Legend. Troll Associates, 1994.

Craddock, Sonia. Sleeping Boy. Atheneum, 1999.

Demi. Demi's Reflective Fables. Grosset & Dunlap, 1988.

Diakite, Baba Wague. The Hunterman and the Crocodile. Scholastic Press, 1997.

Fairman, Tony. Bury my Bones but Keep my Words: African Tales for Retelling. Henry Holt & Co., 1991.

Gavin, Jamila. Our Favorite Stories from Around the World. DK Publishing Book, 1997.

Goble, Paul. Dream Wolf. Bradbury Press, 1990.

Gollub, Matthew. Uncle Snake. Tambourine Books, 1996.

Greaves, Margaret. Once There Were No Pandas: A Chinese Legend. E. P. Dutton, 1985.

Hamilton, Virginia. In the Beginning: Creation Stories from Around the World. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1988.

Heller, Wendy. The Sunshine Tree and Other Tales from Around the World. George Ronald, 1982.

Hull, Robert. Caribbean Stories. Thomson Learning, 1994.

Jaffrey, Madhur. Seasons of Splendor: Tales, Myths and Legends of India. Atheneum, 1985.

Kamen, Gloria. The Ringdoves, From the Fables of Bidpai. Atheneum, 1988.

Keidel Eudene. African Fables Book I that Teach about God. Herald Press, 1978.

Kellogg, Steven. Johnny Appleseed. William Morrow & Co., 1988.

Lattimore, Deborah Nourse. The Flame of Peace: A Tale of the Aztecs. Harper Trophy, 1987.

Lester, Julius. More Tales of Uncle Remus: Further Adventures of Brer Rabbit, His Friends, Enemies, and Others. Dial Books, 1988.

Lionni, Leo. Frederick's Fables. Pantheon Books, 1985.

Mathews, Sally Schofer. The Sad Night: The Story of an Aztec Victory and a Spanish Loss. Clarion Books, 1993.

Mayo, Gretchen Will. North American Indian Stories: More Star Tales. Walker and Company, 1987.

McDermott, Gerald. The Stonecutter: A Japanese Folk Tale. Viking Press, 1975.

de Paola, Tomie. The Legend of the Indian Paintbrush. G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1988.

Pettepiece, Thomas & Aleksin, Anatoly, eds. Face to Face: A Collection of Stories by Celebrated Soviet and American Writers. Philomel Books, 1990.

Rose, Deborah Lee. The People Who Hugged the Trees. Roberts Rinehart, INC, 1990.

Rosen, Michael, ed. South and North, East and West: The Oxfam Book of Children's Stories. Candlewick Press, 1992.

Sawyer, Ruth. Joy to the World. Little, Brown, 1966.

Shepard, Aaron. Forty Fortunes. Clarion Books, 1999.

Shevrin, Aliza. Holiday Tales of Sholom Aleichem. Atheneum, 1979.

Singer, Isaak Bashevis. Stories for Children. Farrar, Straus, Gioux, 1984.

Singer, Isaac Bashevis. Zlateh the Goat and Other Stories. Longman Ltd, 1966.

Sis, Peter. A Small Tall Tale from the Far North. Alfred A. Knopf, 1993.

Sloat, Teri. The Eye of the Needle. Dutton Children's Books, 1990.

Temple, Frances. Tiger Soup: An Anansi Story from Jamaica. Orchard Books, 1994.

Thomas, Marlo & friends. Free to Be... a Family: A Book About All Kinds of 
Belonging. Bantam Books, 1987.

Thomas, Gwyn & Kevin Crossley-Holland. Tales from the Mabinogion. Gollancz Children's Paperbacks, 1989.

Trivizas, Eugene. The Three Little Wolves and the Big Bad Pig. Margaret K. 
McElderry Books, 1993.

Uchida, Yoshiko. The Wise Old Woman. Maxwell Macmillian, 1994.

Van Laan, Nancy. Rainbow Crow. A Lenape Tale. Alfred A. Knopf, 1989.

Walker, Barbara K. A Treasury of Turkish Folktales for Children. Linnet Books, 1988.

Watkins, Yoko Kawashima. Tales from the Bamboo Grove. Bradbury Press, 1992.

Wells, Ruth. The Farmer and the Poor God: A Folktale from Japan. Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 1996.

Williams, Carol Ann. Tsubu the Little Snail. Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 1995.

Wine, Jeanine. Silly Tillie. Good Books, 1989.

Yee, Paul. Roses Sing on New Snow. Macmillan Publishing Co, 1991.

Yee, Paul. Tales from Gold Mountain: Stories of the Chinese in the New World. Macmillan Publishing Co, 1989.

Yolen, Jane. The Emperor and the Kite. Philomel Books, 1988.

Yep, Lawrence. American Dragons: Twenty-Five Asian American Voices. Harper Collins Publishers, 1993.

 

Traditional Literature

Aardema, Verna (retold by). Traveling to Tondo: A Tale of the Nkundo of Zaire.

Aardema, Verna. Borreguita and the Coyote.

Aardema, Verna. Half-a-Ball-of-Kenki.

Aardema, Verna. Oh Kojo! How Could You?

Aardema, Verna. Who's in Rabbit's House?

Anderson, Hans Christian. The Emperor's New Clothes.

Bedard, Michael. The Nightingale.

Bierhorst, John. The Mythology of South America.

Booth, Jack. Knock at the Door.

Brett, Jan. The Mitten.

Bryan, Ashley (retold by). Turtle Knows Your Name.

Bryan, Ashley. The Cat's Purr.

Buffet, Jimmy & Buffet, Savannah Jane. The Jolly Mon.

Clement, Claude. The Painter and the Wild Swans.

Cohen, Barbara(retold by). Even Higher.

Croll, Carolyn. The Three Brothers: A German Folktale.

Dawe, Tom. Winter of the Black Weasel.

Dee, Ruby (retold by). Tower to Heaven.

Dee, Ruby (retold by). Two Ways to Count to Ten: A Liberian Folktale.

Demi. Demi's Reflective Fables.

Demi. Dragon Kites and Dragonflies: A Collection of Chinese Nursery Rhymes.

Domanska, Janina. A Scythe, A Rooster, and a Cat.

Fairman, Tory (retold by). Bury My Bones but Keep My Words: African Tales 
for Retelling.

Ginsburg, Mirra (adapted by). The Chinese Mirror.

Goble, Paul. Her Seven Brothers.

Goble, Paul. Loveflute.

Greaves, Margaret. Once There Were No Pandas.

Harris, Joel C. Jump on Over! The Adventures of Brer Rabbit and his Family.

Highwater, Jamake. Anpao.

Ivanov, Anatoly. Ol' Jake's Lucky Day.

Jaffrey, Madhur. Seasons of Splendor: Tales, Myths and Legends of India.

Kamen, Gloria (retold by). The Ringdoves.

Keidel, Eudene. African Fables that Teach About God -- Book I.

Laird, Elizabeth. Miracle Child: A Story from Ethiopia.

Lee, Jeanne M. (retold by). Toad is the Uncle of Heaven.

Lester, Julius. More Tales of Uncle Remus: Further Adventures of Brer Rabbit.

Levine, Abby (retold by). Too Much Mush!

Lionni, Leo. Frederick's Fables: A Leo Lionni Treasury of Favorite Stories.

MacDonald, Margaret Read. Peace Tales: World Folktales to Talk About.

Martin, Rafe & Young Ed. Foolish Rabbit's Big Mistake.

Mayo, Gretchen Will. More Star Tales.

McDermott, Gerald. Daniel O'Rourke: An Irish Tale.

McDermott, Gerald. The Stonecutter: A Japanese Folktale.

Michels, Barbara & White, Bettye. Apples on a Stick: Folklore of Black Children.

Miller, Edna. Mousekin's Fables.

Pattison, Darcy. The River Dragon.

Pellowski, Anne. Hidden Stories in Plants.

Robe, Rosebud Yellow (retold by). Tonweya and the Eagles and Other Lakota Indian Tales.

Rose, Deborah Lee (adapted by). The People Who Hugged the Trees.

Rosen, Michael, ed. South and North, East and West: The Oxfam Anthology of Children's Stories.

Roth, Susan L. Kanahena: A Cherokee Story.

Sawyer, Ruth. Joy to the World: Christmas Legends.

Say, Allen (retold by). Once Under the Cherry Blossom Tree: An Old Japanese Tale.

Seros, Kathleen. Sun and Moon: Fairy Tales from Korea.

Shute, Linda (retold by). Momotaro the Peach Boy.

Siberell, Anne. A Journey to Paradise.

Singh, Jacquelin. Fat Gopal.

Sloat, Teri (retold by). The Eye of the Needle.

Stevens, Janet (adapted by). The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse.

Stevens, Janet. Androcles and the Lion.

Suarez-Rivas, Maite (ed.). An Illustrated Treasury of Latino Read-Aloud Stories. 

Tate, Carole. Pancakes and Pies.

Torre, Bette. The Luminous Pearl.

Tresselt, Alvin. The Mitten.

Van Luan, Nancy (retold by). Rainbow Crow.

Volkmer, Jane Anne (retold by). Song of the Chirimia: A Guatemala Folktale.

Walker, Barbara K. (retold by). A Treasury of Turkish Folktales for Children.

Watkins, Yoko Kawashima. Tales from the Bamboo Grove.

White Deer of Autumn. Ceremony--In the Circle of Life.


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