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Little Fish

Ralph Moisa Jr. (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613847589

Little Fish learns to jump over the rocks so she can follow Old One, who has come to lead the rainbow trout to warmer waters before the river freezes.

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!

Werewolves

Christina Eschbach (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781641852104

Introduces readers to the fascinating folklore behind werewolves. Readable text, fun facts, and eye-catching photos invite readers to explore the mythology of this popular mythical creature.

Dragons

Theresa Jarosz Alberti (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781641852043

Introduces readers to the fascinating folklore behind dragons. Readable text, fun facts, and eye-catching photos invite readers to explore the mythology of this popular mythical creature.

Bigfoot

Molly Jones (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781641852036

Introduces readers to the fascinating folklore behind Bigfoot. Readable text, fun facts, and eye-catching photos invite readers to explore the mythology of this popular mythical creature.

Unicorns

Theresa Jarosz Alberti (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781641852081

Introduces readers to the fascinating folklore behind unicorns. Readable text, fun facts, and eye-catching photos invite readers to explore the mythology of this popular mythical creature.

Fairies

Sue Gagliardi  (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781641852050

Introduces readers to the fascinating folklore behind fairies. Readable text, fun facts, and eye-catching photos invite readers to explore the mythology of this popular mythical creature.

Trolls

Kris Erickson Rowley (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781641852074

Introduces readers to the fascinating folklore behind trolls. Readable text, fun facts, and eye-catching photos invite readers to explore the mythology of this popular mythical creature.

Mermaids

Theresa Jarosz Alberti (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781641852067

Introduces readers to the fascinating folklore behind mermaids. Readable text, fun facts, and eye-catching photos invite readers to explore the mythology of this popular mythical creature.

Vampires

Rachel Seigel  (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781641852098

Introduces readers to the fascinating folklore behind vampires. Readable text, fun facts, and eye-catching photos invite readers to explore the mythology of this popular mythical creature.

Scary Vampires

Walt Brody (author)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781728400518

Bloodthirsty, nocturnal, and immortal—vampires are fascinatingly creepy! Young readers will learn the truth behind the myths about vampires.

Eerie Haunted Houses

Candice Ransom (author)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781728400488

Send shivers up readers' spines with tales of spooky houses and the ghosts rumored to haunt them. Kids will love learning all about ghosts, the people who hunt them, close encounters, and more!

Spooky Ghost Ships

Walt Brody (author)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781728400525

Tales about ghost ships have been told for centuries around the world. Explore the truth behind the stories in this fascinating book—but beware: discover at your own risk!

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!