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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.

Loch Ness Monster

Ashley Gish (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640003149

A countdown of five of the most intriguing Loch Ness monster sightings provides thrills as readers learn about the legendary characteristics of these mythical creatures.

Bigfoot

Ashley Gish (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640003125

A countdown of five of the most intriguing Bigfoot encounters provides thrills as readers learn about the legendary characteristics of these mythical creatures.

Hephaestus: God of Fire, Metalwork, and Building

Teri Temple (author) Robert Squier (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503837966

Introduces the Greek god Hephaestus and explains his importance; features well-known Greek myths about this god; and includes a map of ancient Greece and a family tree of the principal Greek gods. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, informative sidebars, a list of Greek characters introduced in the text, a list of equivalent Roman gods and goddesses, sources for further research including websites, an index, and an introduction to the author and illustrator.

Zeus: King of the Gods, God of Sky and Storms

Teri Temple (author) Robert Squier (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503838000

Introduces the Greek god Zeus and explains his importance; features well-known Greek myths about this god; and includes a map of ancient Greece and a family tree of the principal Greek gods. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, informative sidebars, a list of Greek characters introduced in the text, a list of equivalent Roman gods and goddesses, sources for further research including websites, an index, and an introduction to the author and illustrator.

Ares: God of War

Teri Temple (author)Robert Squier (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503837911

Introduces the Greek god Ares and explains his importance; features well-known Greek myths about this god; and includes a map of ancient Greece and a family tree of the principal Greek gods. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, informative sidebars, a list of Greek characters introduced in the text, a list of equivalent Roman gods and goddesses, sources for further research including websites, an index, and an introduction to the author and illustrator.

Ten of the Best Mythical Hero Stories

David West (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427177377

Ten boldly illustrated stories tell classic tales from different cultures of battles between heroes and powerful opponents. Tales include: Theseus versus the Minotaur, and Perseus versus Medusa, from Greek mythology; Beowulf versus monsters and dragons from Anglo-Saxon mythology; and the Mayan twins versus the lords of the Underworld. Other well-known stories feature Sinbad the Sailor from Arabic literature, and the Swiss hero William Tell. Feature boxes add additional details to help readers better understand concepts in the story as well as the time period in which the story was written.

Ten of the Best Witch and Sorcerer Stories

David West (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427177391

Ten boldly illustrated stories tell folktales and legends from different cultures about characters with magical powers. Feature boxes add additional details to help readers better understand concepts in the story as well as the time period in which the story was written.

Ten of the Best Monster Stories

David West (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427177360

Ten boldly illustrated stories tell tales from different cultures of legendary creatures, both good and bad. Feature boxes add additional details to help readers better understand concepts in the story as well as the time period in which the story was written.

Ten of the Best Animal Myths

David West (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427177322

Ten beautifully illustrated stories tell fables and folktales from different cultures featuring animal characters that often speak and act like humans in order to teach a lesson. Tales include: Anansi the Spider and Mainu the Frog, from African folktales; Brer Rabbit, an African American folktale; Wenebojo and the Buffalo, a Native American legend; the Hare and the Tortoise, a Greek fable; and Androcles and the Lion, a Roman fable. Feature boxes add additional details to help readers better understand concepts in the story as well as the time period in which the story was written.

Mysteries of the Cosmic Joker

Brian Innes, Kathryn Walker (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427174628

Is there some mysterious force of nature that has a sense of humor, causing seemingly unexplained and bizarre things to happen on Earth? Flying omelets and shoals of fish falling out of the sky may have perfectly sensible explanations, but how do we explain the way that twins separated at birth have time and again followed the same path through life? In this intriguing book, scientists use science and chaos theory to try to explain the Cosmic Joker.

Mysteries of the Bermuda Triangle

Brian Innes, Kathryn Walker (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427174611

Why do aircraft and ships seem to disappear in the Bermuda Triangle? Since the time of Christopher Columbus there have been reports of strange sightings and vessels lost while traveling through the Devils Triangle. Are the legends make-believe, or is there something sinister waiting in the waters of the Bermuda Triangle?

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.

The Sheriff's Ghost

K.C. Kelley (author) Lisa Naffziger (illustrator)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647476144

The sheriff of Bannack, Montana protected the townspeople from thieves and crooks. He was a hero during the gold rush . . . until he was falsely accused of helping the criminals. But would that stop him? How about how own death? Some say the stories of the ghost sheriff are just that--stories. But would you want to try and make trouble in this creepy ghost town? Find out more about the legendary sheriff in this graphic thriller. Then, learn about other spooky ghost towns.

The Voodoo Queen of New Orleans

K.C. Kelley (author) Lisa Naffziger (illustrator)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647476151

Among the tombs at Saint Louis Cemetery Number One, lies the final resting place for the Voodoo Queen of New Orleans. But is this famous queen really at rest? Visitors flock to Marie Laveau's tomb to ask this powerful woman for favors from beyond the grave. Can the woman famous for calling on the spirits for help be providing help as a spirit? Find out in this graphic thriller. Then, learn about other creepy cemeteries.

Phantom Prankster

K.C. Kelley (author) Lisa Naffziger (illustrator)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647476137

Tom Fool, the court jester at Muncaster Castle, used to fill the old stone walls with screams of laughter . . . and fear. While some of his pranks were harmless, others sent visitors to their demise. And some say Tom never left the castle--even after his death. Is he still up to his old tricks? Find out in this graphic thriller. Then, learn about other haunted castles.

Devil Doll

K.C. Kelley (author) Lisa Naffziger (illustrator)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647476113

The Warren's Occult Museum is full of many mysterious and downright terrifying artifacts. So, it might be easy to overlook one of its most dangerous possessions--a truly evil doll. But could a lovable plaything really prove deadly? Some think so. Find out more in this graphic thriller. Then, learn about other museum mysteries.

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.