Long ago all birds had white feathers. This folk tale from Thailand is the story of how peacocks and crows got their colors.
This Ojibwa folk tale describes the musical sounds of rain and thunder.
In this Indian folk tale, the moon teaches a valuable lesson to a boastful tailor.
A poor charcoal maker learns a valuable lesson about what's really important in his life.
Kari and her mom go on a hike in the woods. They watch a deer leaping through a clearing and settle down for a picnic lunch as a deer has a picnic of her own. Readers will see both Spanish and English phrases in this story.
Laura finds a way to enjoy a gift she cannot keep.
The leprechaun king deals with Maureen's selfish greedy sisters.
In this story set in an ancient Mayan town, Jaguar Paw finally finds some kids who just want to play the game.
A sensitive story about divorce during winter when Izzie's father moves out.
Duncan is welcomed at Joey's home.
Jack and Isabella search for Pokey the desert tortoise that lives near their house.
Mira prepares for Hanukkah.
Pinetree Wyoming feels a bit more like home when a Thai girl shares Loy Krathong holiday traditions with her new American friends.
Jamie has won a horse but where will he keep it?
This Italian folk tale describes how the king finally realizes the value of his youngest daughter's gift.
The sons of a Vietnamese farmer learn a valuable lesson about the "treasure" in their rice field.
Lisha goes to Cielo's posada party, and learns a new and better meaning for shelter.
Zachary learns that being different can also be special.
Marcus chooses a tiny living Christmas tree that his family can enjoy throughout the year.
A story about lighting luminarias for Christmas.
A poor tailor earns the tsar's approval when he not only makes a beautiful coat for the tsarina but also outwits the greedy palace guards.
Jesse solves the mystery in the midden.
This celestial dancer provides herbs to help cure Jiko's mother.
Mother and Father Crow find a way to protect their babies from a huge black snake.
Michael O'Donnell learns that wealth will not solve all problems.