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Molly Pitcher

Emily Dolbear (author) Kathleen Petelinsek (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503850996

This tall tale weaves the story of how strong and fearless Mary Ludwig became Molly Pitcher, folk heroine of the Revolutionary War. Additional features to aid comprehension include background information and historical context of the tale, and an introduction to the author and illustrator.

Paul Bunyan

M. J. York (author) Michael Garland (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503851009

This truly tall tale weaves the story of giant lumberjack Paul Bunyan and his beloved bovine companion, Babe. Additional features to aid comprehension include background information and historical context of the tale, and an introduction to the author and illustrator.

Pecos Bill

M. J. York (author) Michael Garland (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503851016

This tall tale weaves the story of legendary cowboy Pecos Bill, who was raised by coyotes and had adventures with his beloved horse, Widow-Maker. Additional features to aid comprehension include background information and historical context of the tale, and an introduction to the author and illustrator.

Alfred Bulltop Stormalong

Emily Dolbear (author) Kathleen Petelinsek (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503851023

Tall tale of Alfred Bulltop Stormalong, giant sailor and captain of a huge ship called the Courser--a ship so tall it had masts with hinges so it didn't get caught on the moon. Additional features to aid comprehension include background information and historical context of the tale, and an introduction to the author and illustrator.

Martina the Beautiful Cockroach: Martina, la hermosa cucaracha

Berta de Llano (author) Jaime Rivera Contreras (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731641748

In this bilingual story, Martina is a beautiful young cockroach who is all alone. Doña Julia has a plan to help her find a husband, but is anyone worthy? Martina and the Beautiful Cockroach, set in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico, is a beautifully illustrated 32-page folktale told in both Spanish and English. Young readers will be delighted as they learn the story of the beautiful young cockroach Martina and her quest for a husband who is pure of heart.

The Day It Rained Buñuelos: El día que llovió buñuelos

Berta de Llano (author) Jaime Rivera Contreras (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731641755

In this bilingual story, a poor old man happens upon some thieves' gold. Can his clever wife fool her husband, and the thieves, and make all their dreams come true? Day It Rained Buñuelos is a beautifully illustrated 32-page tale, told in both Spanish and English, that will delight young readers.

Coyote and Rabbit: Coyote y Conejo

Berta de Llano (author) Jaime Rivera Contreras (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731641731

This bilingual story asks why Coyote howls at the moon? Go ask Rabbit! That trickster knows the answer! Coyote and Rabbit, set in the Mexican desert, is a beautifully illustrated 32-page tale told in both Spanish and English. The adventures of trickster Rabbit and determined Coyote will delight young readers as they learn the answer to this important question.

How Bear Lost His Tail

Julia Wall (author) Ali Teo (illustrator)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781641323765

Bear is taught a lesson when the other forest animals are tired of his vanity. This charming retelling introduces readers to an Iroquois folktale.

Hunting for Unicorns

Felicia Law (author) Sara Baker (illustrator)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781913688462

Bray sets out to prove that unicorns exist. She finds mention of their existence all over the world, in old books and pictures. She tracks down fossils and bones in museums and finds statues, emblems and plaques decorating the city, and when she finally presents all her evidence to the class there is still one key point that has nothing to do with science and history - if hundreds, thousands, millions of people truly believe in something they cannot see, then clearly it exists for them!

A First Look at Mermaids

Emma Carlson-Berne (author)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781541599741

Dive into the world of mermaids through carefully leveled text and appealing images. Emergent readers will learn about stories about mermaids from around the world.

A First Look at Trolls

Emma Carlson-Berne (author)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781541599765

Beginning readers will be fascinated by trolls and stories about them from around the world. Reading is supported by close text-to-image match and carefully leveled text.

A First Look at Monsters

Emma Carlson-Berne (author)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781541599758

Introduce beginning readers to three monsters that have captured the imaginations of humans for centuries: griffins, krakens, and centaurs. Carefully leveled text is paired with images that aid reader comprehension.

Legendary Bigfoot

Candice Ransom (author)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781728400495

For decades, people have claimed to have spotted a tall, hairy creature in the woods of the Pacific Northwest. But is Bigfoot just a silly prank? Readers discover the truth about Bigfoot in this book!

Mysterious Loch Ness Monster

Candice Ransom (author)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781728400501

Tales of a mythical underwater creature have haunted Scotland's Loch Ness for ages. Is the Loch Ness Monster real? Readers will discover the spine-tingling truth behind one of the world's most famous monsters.

Creepy UFOs

Walt Brody (author)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781728400471

Humans have watched the skies for aliens for decades. Which sightings have been proven to be hoaxes? Eerie, fascinating, and kid-friendly, this book explores the truth behind the myths.

Area 51

Marysa Storm (author)

Publisher: Black Rabbit Books ISBN: 9781623104726

Invites readers to investigate stories about Area 51 through engaging text, vibrant imagery, and clear, simple graphics.

Werewolves

Ashley Gish (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640003576

A basic exploration of the appearance, behaviors, and origins of werewolves, the shapeshifting mythological creatures known for their strength. Also included is a story from folklore about thieves who become cursed as werewolves.

Vampires

Ashley Gish (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640003569

A basic exploration of the appearance, behaviors, and origins of vampires, the nocturnal mythological creatures known for drinking blood. Also included is a story from folklore about a vampire-hunting dhampir.

Ghosts

Marysa Storm (author)

Publisher: Black Rabbit Books ISBN: 9781623101824

Invites readers to investigate stories about ghosts through engaging text, vibrant imagery, and clear, simple graphics.

Bigfoot

Jen Besel (author)

Publisher: Black Rabbit Books ISBN: 9781623101817

Invites readers to investigate stories about Bigfoot through engaging text, vibrant imagery, and clear, simple graphics.

Aliens

Marysa Storm (author)

Publisher: Black Rabbit Books ISBN: 9781623101800

Invites readers to investigate stories about aliens through engaging text, vibrant imagery, and clear, simple graphics.

The Loch Ness Monster

Jen Besel (author)

Publisher: Black Rabbit Books ISBN: 9781623101855

Invites readers to investigate stories about the Loch Ness Monster through engaging text, vibrant imagery, and clear, simple graphics.

The Bermuda Triangle

Marysa Storm (author)

Publisher: Black Rabbit Books ISBN: 9781623101848

Invites readers to investigate stories about the Bermuda Triangle through engaging text, vibrant imagery, and clear, simple graphics.

Haunted Places

Jen Besel (author)

Publisher: Black Rabbit Books ISBN: 9781623101831

Invites readers to investigate stories about haunted places through engaging text, vibrant imagery, and clear, simple graphics.

Scaredy Rabbit: An East Indian Folktale

Marilyn Bolchunos (author) Liisa Chauncy Guida (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682389546

A fearful rabbit is convinced the earth is caving in.