Science

Plants and Animals

 

San Souci, Robert D. (1996). The faithful friend. New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers. PRIM-FIC S229F

A retelling of the traditional tale from the French West Indies in which two friends, Clement and Hippolyte, encounter love, zombies, and danger on the island of Martinique.

Lester, Julius. (1994). John Henry. New York : Dial Books. PRIM-FIC L642J

Retells the life of the legendary African American hero who raced against a steam drill to cut through a mountain.

Duncan, Lois. (1996). The Magic of Spider Woman. New York : Scholastic. 398.2 D911M

Retells the Navajo tale of how a stubborn girl learns from the Spider Woman how to keep life in balance by respecting its boundaries.

Oughton, Jerrie. (1994). The magic weaver of rugs : a tale of the Navajo. Boston : Houghton Mifflin. 398.2 O93M

When two Navajo women pray for help for their cold and hungry people, Spider Woman teaches them how to weave.

Ada, Alma Flor. (1995). Mediopollito = Half-Chicken. New York : Doubleday Book for Young Readers. 398.2 A191M

A Mexican folk tale which explains why the weather vane has a little rooster on one end that spins around to let us know which way the wind is blowing.

McDermott, Gerald. (1993). Raven : a trickster tale from the Pacific Northwest. San Diego : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. 398.2 M134R

Raven, a Pacific Coast Indian trickster, sets out to find the sun.

Martin, Rafe. (1992). The rough-face girl. New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons. 398.2 M3828r

In this Algonquin Indian version of the Cinderella story, the Rough-Face Girl and her two beautiful but heartless sisters compete for the affections of the Invisible Being.

San Souci, Robert D. (1992). Sukey and the mermaid. New York : Four Winds Press. 398.21 S194su

Unhappy with her life at home, Sukey receives kindness and wealth from Mama Jo the mermaid.

Bryan, Ashley. (1993). Turtle knows your name. New York : Aladdin Books ; Toronto : Maxwell Macmillan Canada ; New York : Maxwell Macmillan International. 398.2 B9153t

A small boy with a very long name is challenged by his grandmother to find out her real name.

Hamilton, Virginia. (1996). When birds could talk & bats could sing : the adventures of Bruh Sparrow, Sis Wren, and their friends.New York : Blue Sky Press. 398.24 H222W

A collection of stories, featuring sparrows, jays, buzzards, and bats, based on those African American tales originally written down by Martha Young on her father's plantation in Alabama after the Civil War.

 

Folklore : Europe, Africa, and the Middle East

McVitty, Walter. (1989). Ali Baba and the forty thieves. New York : Abrams. 398.2 M1767a

The famous story is illustrated in the style of tenth-century Persian miniatures.

Onyefulu, Obi. (1994). Chinye : a West African folk tale. New York : Viking. PRIM-FIC O59C

Chinye lives with her cruel stepmother and lazy stepsister, but her life changes for the better when a mysterious old woman in the forest directs her to a magic gourd.

McDermott, Gerald. (1973). The magic tree; a tale from the Congo. New York : Holt, Rinehart and Winston. 398.2 M134M

Retells a Congolese tale in which an ugly and unloved twin discovers a magic tree that gives him everything he wants.

Steptoe, John. (1987). Mufaro's beautiful daughters : an African tale. New York : Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books. PRIM-FIC S8379MU

Mufaro's two beautiful daughters, one bad-tempered, one kind and sweet, go before the king, who is choosing a wife.

Perrault, Charles. (1990). Puss in boots. New York : Farrar, Straus, Giroux. 398.2 P4543PU

A translation of the French fairy tale about the cat who with a sack and a pair of boots gained a fortune for his master.

Haley, Gail E. (1970). A story, a story; an African tale . New York : Atheneum . 398.2 H1688st

"This is the story about how all stories began. It takes place in Africa, where Nyame, the Sky God, sold his stories to Ananse, the Spider man, so that the children in the world would have stories to listen to." Book News.

Cooper, Susan. (1991). Tam Lin. New York : Margaret K. McElderry Books ; Toronto : Collier Macmillan Canada. 398.21 C7785t

A retelling of the old Scottish ballad in which a young girl rescues the human knight Tam Lin from his bondage to the Elfin Queen.

Grifalconi, Ann. (1986). The village of round and square houses. Boston : Little, Brown.  398.2 G8493vi

A grandmother explains to her listeners why in their village on the side a volcano the men live in square house and the women live in round ones.

Gerson, Mary-Joan. (1974). Why the sky is far away; a folktale from Nigeria. New York : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. 398.2 G382W

The sky was once so close to the Earth that people cut parts of it to eat but their waste and greed caused the sky to move far away.

 

Folklore : Western Asia

Hogrogian, Nonny. (1976). The Contest. New York : Greenwillow Books. 398.2 H7166co

An Armenian folktale about two robbers courting the same girl.

Ginsburg, Mirra. (1980). Good morning, chick. New York : Greenwillow Books. PRIM-FIC G4935GO

The life of a chick is a puzzling and sometimes scary one.

Hodges, Margaret. (1980). The little humpbacked horse : a Russian tale. New York : Farrar, Straus & Giroux. 398.2 H689L

A young peasant, with the help of his faithful and magical horse, captures a firebird, marries the woman he loves, and becomes Tsar of Russia.

Hogrogian, Nonny. (1972). One fine day. New York : Macmillan. PRIM-FIC H716O

After the old woman cuts off his tail when he steals her milk, the fox must go through a long series of transactions before she will sew it back on again.

Hogrogian, Nonny. (1970). Vasilisa the beautiful. New York : Macmillan Co. 398.21 W622V

Fortunately for Vasilisa the doll in her pocket performed faithfully the tasks Vasilisa could never have done alone.

 

Folklore : The Far East

Young, Ed. (1992). Seven blind mice. New York : Philomel Books. 398.2 Y71SE

Retells in verse the Indian fable of the blind men discovering different parts of an elephant and arguing about its appearance. The illustrations depict the blind arguers as mice. (Caldecott Honor Book, 1993).

Quayle, Eric. (1989). The shining princess and other Japanese legends. New York : Arcade Publishing. 398.2 Q23s

Contents: The shining princess -- The white hare and the crocodiles -- My Lord Bag-o'-Rice -- The tongue-cut sparrow -- The adventures of a fisher lad -- The old man who made dead trees bloom- Momotaro, the peach warrior- The Matsuyama mirror- The wooden bowl -- The ogre of Rashomon.

McDermott, Gerald. (1975). The stonecutter : a Japanese folk tale. New York : Viking Press. 398.2 M134S

Relates the consequences of a stonecutter's foolish longing for power.

Paterson, Katherine. (1990). The tale of the mandarin ducks. New York : Lodestar Books. 398.2 P296T

A pair of mandarin ducks, separated by a cruel lord who wishes to possess the drake for his colorful beauty, reward a compassionate couple who risk their lives to reunite the ducks.

 

Mother Goose and Nursery Rhymes

Chaucer, Geoffrey. (1958). Chanticleer and the fox. New York : Crowell. 821 C4964CH

A sly fox tries to outwit a proud rooster through the use of flattery. "Adaptation of the 'Nun's priest's tale' from the Canterbury tales."

Gammell, Stephen. (1981). Once upon MacDonald's farm. New York : Four Winds Press ; London : Collier Macmillan. PRIM-FIC G1934ON

MacDonald tries farming with exotic circus animals, but has better luck with his neighbor's cow, horse, and chicken.

Opie, Iona Archibald. (1952). The Oxford dictionary of nursery rhymes. Oxford : Clarendon Press. PN6110 .C4 O6 1952X

Definitive work about the Mother Goose canon, which will enable teachers to have greater understanding of the more than 500 rhymes and songs studied by the Opies, their variants and parallels, and origin.

Wright, Blanche Fisher. (1944). The real Mother Goose. Chicago : Rand McNally & Co. 398.8 M918wr

A comprehensive collection of over three-hundred traditional nursery rhymes.

Opie, Iona Archibald. (1988). Tail feathers from Mother Goose : the Opie rhyme book. Boston : Little, Brown. 398 O614t

An illustrated collection of traditional verses, most of which have never been published before.

Folktales of All Types from Around the World

Fairy Tales

Grimm, Jacob. (1980). Hansel and Gretel. New York : Dial Press. 398.2 G864H

When they are left in the woods by their parents, two children find their way home despite an encounter with a wicked witch.

Rogasky, Barbara. (1982). Rapunzel. New York : Holiday House. 398.2 R721r

Retells the tale of the beautiful girl imprisoned in a lonely tower by a witch.

Grimm, Jacob. (1972). Snow-White and the seven dwarfs. (Pictures by Nancy Ekholm Burkert). New York : Farrar, Straus, and Giroux. 398.2 G864SNO

The princess is befriended by the seven dwarfs and finds happiness in spite of her wicked stepmother.

 

Talking Animals

Perrault, Charles. (1990). Puss in boots. New York : Farrar, Straus, Giroux. 398.2 P4543PU

A translation of the French fairy tale about the cat who with a sack and a pair of boots gained a fortune for his master.

Galdone, Paul. (1970). The three little pigs. New York : Houghton Mifflin/Clarion Books. PRIM-FIC T531

Retells the fatal episodes in the lives of two foolish pigs and how the third pig managed to avoid the same pig falls.

 

Noodlehead stories, simpleton stories, and droll tales

Hague, Kathleen. (1981). The man who kept house . (Illustrated by Michael Hague). New York : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich.  398.2 H1474m

Convinced his work in the fields is harder than his wife's work at home, a farmer trades places with her for the day.

 

Cumulative Tales

Hogrogian, Nonny. (1971). One fine day. New York : Macmillan. PRIM-FIC H716O

After the old woman cuts off his tail when he steals her milk, the fox must go through a long series of transactions before she will sew it back on again.

 

Variants of Folktales and Fractured Fairy Tales

Baba Yaga

Silverman, Maida. (1984). Anna and the seven swans. New York : W. Morrow. 398.2 S5875a

When her little brother is taken away by the seven swans belonging to the terrible witch, Baba Yaga, Anna searches for him in the great dark forest.

Kimmel, Eric A. (1991). Baba Yaga : a Russian folktale. New York : Holiday House. 398.2 K493b

When a terrible witch vows to eat her for supper, a little girl escapes with the help of a towel and comb given to her by the witch's cat.

Polacco, Patricia. (1993). Babushka Baba Yaga. New York : Philomel. PRIM-FIC P762BA

The villagers are afraid of her, so the legendary Baba Yaga disguises herself as an old woman in order to know the joys of being a grandmother.

 

Beauty and the Beast

McKinley, Robin. (1978). Beauty : a retelling of the story of Beauty & the beast. New York : Harper & Row. 398.2 M158B

Kind Beauty grows to love the Beast at whose castle she is compelled to stay and through her love releases him from the spell which had turned him from a handsome prince into an ugly beast.

MacAlvay, Nora Tully. (1955). Beauty and the beast. Morton Grove, Ill. : Coach House Press. PN6120 .A5 M1127 1955X

Mayer, Marianna. (1978). Beauty and the beast. (Illustrated by Mercer Mayer). New York : Four Winds Press. 398.2 M4683b

Through her great capacity to love, a kind and beautiful maid releases a handsome prince from the spell which has made him an ugly beast.

Walt Disney Company. (1991). Disney's Beauty and the beast. Greenwich, CT : Twin Books. 398.2 D612B

A tale about a beautiful girl who becomes the companion of a brutish beast to save her father's life and gradually tames the beast with her love.

 

Cinderella

Wegman, William. (1993). Cinderella. New York : Hyperion. TR729 .D6 W429 1993X

In her haste to flee the palace before her fairy godmother's magic loses effect, Cinderella leaves behind a glass slipper. Photographs show the characters depicted as dogs.

Martin, Rafe. (1992). The rough-face girl. New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons. 398.2 M3828r

In this Algonquin Indian version of the Cinderella story, the Rough-Face Girl and her two beautiful but heartless sisters compete for the affections of the Invisible Being.

Louie, Ai-Ling. (1982). Yeh-Shen : a Cinderella story from China. New York : Philomel Books. PRIM-FIC L8882ye

This version of the Cinderella story, in which a young girl overcomes the wickedness of her stepsister and stepmother to become the bride of a prince, is based on ancient Chinese manuscripts written 1000 years before the earliest European version.

 

Frog Prince

Steig, Jeanne. (1998). A handful of beans : six fairy tales. New York : HarperCollins Publishers. 398.2 S8175H

Contents: Rumpelstiltskin -- Beauty and the Beast -- Hansel and Gretel -- Little Red Riding Hood -- The Frog Prince -- Jack and the beanstalk.

 

Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Marshall, James. (1988). Goldilocks and the three bears. New York : Dial Books for Young Readers. 398.2 M3685GO

Three bears return home from a walk to find a little girl asleep in baby bear's bed.

Fuller, R. Buckminster. (1982). Tetrascroll : Goldilocks and the three bears : a cosmic fairy tale. New York, N.Y. : ULAE/St. Martin's Press. NE2312.F85 A4 1982

Galdone, Paul. (1972). The three bears. New York : Seabury Press. 398.2 G149TH

Three bears return from a walk and find a little girl asleep in baby bear's bed.

 

Good Sister - Bad Sister

Steptoe, John. (1987). Mufaro's beautiful daughters : an African tale. New York : Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books. PRIM-FIC S8379MU

Mufaro's two beautiful daughters, one bad-tempered, one kind and sweet, go before the king, who is choosing a wife. (Caldecott Honor Book, 1988).

San Souci, Robert D. (1989). The talking eggs : a folktale from the American South. New York : Dial Books for Young Readers. 398.2 S2295TA

A Southern folktale in which kind Blanche, following the instructions of an old witch, gains riches, while her greedy sister makes fun of the old woman and is duly rewarded.

 

Hansel and Gretel

Chorpenning, Charlotte B. (1956). Hansel and Gretel. Chicago : Coach House Press. PN6120 .A5 C5644 1956X

Lesser, Rika. (1984). Hansel and Gretel. New York : Dodd, Mead. 398.2 G864HB

A poor woodcutter's children, lost in the forest, come upon a house made of bread, cakes, and candy, occupied by a wicked witch who likes to have children for dinner.

Grimm, Jacob. (1980). Hansel and Gretel / the Brothers Grimm. New York : Dial Press. 398.2 G864H

When they are left in the woods by their parents, two children find their way home despite an encounter with a wicked witch.

 

Jack Tales

Jack and the Beanstalk

Galdone, Paul. (1974). The History of Mother Twaddle and the marvelous achievements of her son Jack. New York, Seabury Press. 398.2 H673

A verse version of Jack and the beanstalk: Jack climbs the great beanstalk that grows from the bean he bought and confronts a giant at the top.

De la Mare, Walter. (1959). Jack and the beanstalk. New York : Knopf. 398 D336J

Tells the story of Jack and his adventures at the top of the bean stalk.

 

Red Riding Hood

Galdone, Paul. (1974). Little Red Riding Hood. New York : McGraw-Hill. 398.2 G149Lrr

A retelling of the folk tale about a little girl who finds a wolf in her grandmother's clothing.

Hyman, Trina Schart. (1983). Little Red Riding Hood. New York : Holiday House. 398.2 H9965Li

On her way to deliver a basket of food to her sick grandmother, Elisabeth encounters a sly wolf.

Young, Ed. (1989). Lon Po Po : a Red-Riding Hood story from China. New York : Philomel Books. 398.2 Y71L

Three sisters staying home alone are endangered by a hungry wolf who is disguised as their grandmother.

 

Rumpelstilskin

Zemach, Harve. (1973). Duffy and the devil; a Cornish tale. New York : Farrar, Straus, Giroux. PRIM-FIC Z535DU

The spinning and knitting the devil agrees to do for her win Duffy the Squire's name and a carefree life until it comes time for her to guess the devil's name.

Diamond, Donna. (1983). Rumpelstiltskin. New York : Holiday House. 398.2 D5374r

A strange little man helps the miller's daughter spin straw into gold for the king on the condition that she will give him her first-born child.

Evernden, Margery. (1955). Rumpelstiltskin. Chicago : Coach House Press. PN6120 .A5 E932 1955X

Galdone, Paul. (1985). Rumpelstiltskin. New York : Clarion Books. 398.2 G149ru

A strange little man helps the miller's daughter spin straw into gold for the king on the condition that she will give him her first-born child.

Zelinsky, Paul O. (1986). Rumpelstiltskin. New York : E.P. Dutton. 398.2 G864rk

A strange little man helps the miller's daughter spin straw into gold for the king on the condition that she will give him her first-born child.

 

Sleeping Beauty

Carruth, Hayden. (1982). The sleeping beauty. New York : Harper & Row. PS3505.A77594 S59 1982

Grimm, Jacob. (1959). The sleeping beauty. New York : Harcourt, Brace and Company. 398.2 G864RURR

Tells the story of the cursed princess and the prince who rescues her and her kingdom.

Grimm, Jacob. (1967). The sleeping beauty. New York : Scroll Press. 398.2 G864ru

Enraged at not being invited to a princess' christening, a wicked fairy casts a spell that dooms the princess to sleep for one hundred years.

Mayer, Mercer. (1984). The sleeping beauty. New York : Macmillan ; London : Collier Macmillan. 398.2 M4684s

The author/artist has embellished this folktale of the princess who sleeps under an evil spell for 100 years with some details of his own.

 

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Gág, Wanda. (1938). Snow White and the seven dwarfs. New York : Coward-McCann. 398.2 G864SN

The princess is befriended by the seven dwarfs and finds happiness in spite of her wicked stepmother.

Grimm, Jacob. (1972). Snow-White and the seven dwarfs. New York : Farrar, Straus, and Giroux. 398.2 G864SNO

The princess is befriended by the seven dwarfs and finds happiness in spite of her wicked stepmother.

 

Three Little Pigs

Brooke, L. Leslie. (n.d.). The story of the three little pigs. London, New York : F. Warne. PRIM-FIC B872ST

Tells the story of the three little pigs and the wolf that tries to eat them, with varying success.

Galdone, Paul. (1970). The three little pigs. New York : Houghton Mifflin/Clarion Books. PRIM-FIC T531

Retells the fatal episodes in the lives of two foolish pigs and how the third pig managed to avoid the same pig falls.

 

Collections of Variants

San Souci, Robert D. (1993). Cut from the same cloth : American women of myth, legend, and tall tale. New York : Philomel Books. 398.21 S229C

A collection of twenty stories about legendary American women, drawing from folktales, popular stories, and ballads.

Steig, Jeanne. (1998). A handful of beans : six fairy tales. New York : HarperCollins Publishers. 398.2 S8175H

Rumpelstiltskin -- Beauty and the Beast -- Hansel and Gretel -- Little Red Riding Hood -- The Frog Prince -- Jack and the beanstalk.

Scieszka, Jon. (1992). The Stinky Cheese Man and other fairly stupid tales. New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Viking. PRIM-FIC S4163st

Madcap revisions of familiar fairy tales.

 

Fables

Lobel, Arnold. (1980). Fables. New York : Harper & Row. PRIM-FIC L7975FA

Twenty original fables about an array of animal characters from crocodile to ostrich.

La Fontaine, Jean de. (1963). The lion and the rat; a fable. New York : F. Watts. 398.24 L1665LI

Young, Ed. (1992). Seven blind mice. New York : Philomel Books. 398.2 Y71SE

Retells in verse the Indian fable of the blind men discovering different parts of an elephant and arguing about its appearance. The illustrations depict the blind arguers as mice. (Caldecott Honor Book, 1993).

 

Pourquoi Talkes, Myths and Legends

Asimov, Isaac. (1981). In the beginning. New York : Crown Publishers. BS651.A75 1981

 

Mythology from Many Cultures

Greek and Roman

Colum, Padraic. (1964). The Golden Fleece and the heroes who lived before Achilles. New York : Macmillan. 292 C726G

Follows the adventures of four Argonauts: Heracles, Orpheus, Tiphys and Nauplis.

McCaughrean, Geraldine. (1993). Greek myths. New York : Margaret K. McElderry Books ; Toronto : Maxwell Macmillan Canada ; New York : Maxwell Macmillan International. 292.2 M123G

Presents retellings of sixteen Greek myths, including the stories of Pandora, Daedalus and Icarus, King Midas, Jason, and Odysseus.

Gates, Doris. (1972). Lord of the sky: Zeus. New York : Viking Press. 292 G259L

A retelling of the Greek myths centered around Zeus including the tales of Europa, King Minos, and others.

Gates, Doris. (1974). Two queens of heaven : Aphrodite , Demeter . New York : Viking Press. 292 G259t

A retelling of myths in which Aphrodite and Demeter play major roles.

 

Norse

D’Aulaire, Ingri. (1986, c1967). D’Aulaires’ Norse gods and giants . Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday. 293 D239n

A collection of Norse myths describing the exploits of the gods and goddesses of the Aesir beginning with the creation and ending when the gods and giants destroyed each other in battle.

 

Africa

Dixon, Ann. (1992). How Raven brought light to people. New York : M.K. McElderry Books ; Toronto : Maxwell Macmillan Canada ; New York : Maxwell Macmillan International Pub. Group. 398.2 D6213h

Raven gives the sun, the moon, and the stars to the people of the world by tricking the great chief who is hoarding them in three boxes.

Mollel, Tololwa M. (1990). The orphan boy. New York : Clarion Books. 398.2 M7264o

Though delighted that an orphan boy has come into his life, an old man becomes insatiably curious about the boy's mysterious powers.

Aardema, Verna. (1989). Rabbit makes a monkey of lion : a Swahili tale. New York : Dial Books for Young Readers. 398.2 A113ra

With the help of his friends Bush-rat and Turtle, smart and nimble Rabbit makes a fool of the mighty but slow-witted king of the forest.

Gerson, Mary-Joan. (1974). Why the sky is far away; a folktale from Nigeria. New York :, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. 398.2 G382W

The sky was once so close to the Earth that people cut parts of it to eat but their waste and greed caused the sky to move far away.

Dayrell, Elphinstone. (1968). Why the sun and the moon live in the sky ; an African folktale . Boston, Houghton Mifflin. 398.2 D2758WH

First told by the author in his book: Folk stories from Southern Nigeria West Africa, published 1910 in England. A folktale version of the story of the sun, the moon, and the water and how they came to be where they are.

 

Hero Tales and Epics

Hodges, Margaret. (1990). The kitchen knight : a tale of King Arthur. New York : Holiday House. 398.2 H689k

A retelling of the Arthurian legend of how Sir Gareth becomes a knight and rescues the lady imprisoned by the fearsome Red Knight of the Red Plain.

Hodges, Margaret. (1984). Saint George and the dragon : a golden legend. Boston : Little, Brown. 398.2 H689SA

Retells the segment from Spenser's The Faerie Queene, in which George, the Red Cross Knight, slays the dreadful dragon that has been terrorizing the countryside for years and brings peace and joy to the land. (Caldecott Medal, 1985).

Jaffrey, Madhur. (1985). Seasons of splendour : tales, myths & legends of India. New York : Atheneum. 398.2 J235s

More than 20 stories bring the gods and goddesses, kings, princes and demons of the Hindu epics vividly alive.

 

American Folklore

Lester, Julius. (1990). Further tales of Uncle Remus : the misadventures of Brer Rabbit, Brer Fox, Brer Wolf, the Doodang, and other creatures. New York : Dial Books. 398.2 L6425f

A retelling of the classic Afro-American tales relating the adventures and misadventures of Brer Rabbit and his friends and enemies.

Hamilton, Virginia. (1988). In the beginning : creation stories from around the world. San Diego : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich.  291.2 H221i

An illustrated collection of twenty-five myths from various parts of the world explaining the creation of the world.

Hamilton, Virginia. (1985). The people could fly : the book of Black folktales. New York : Knopf. 398.2 H2215pe

Retold Afro-American folktales of animals, fantasy, the supernatural, and desire for freedom, born of the sorrow of the slaves, but passed on in hope.

San Souci, Robert D. (1989). The talking eggs : a folktale from the American South. New York : Dial Books for Young Readers. 398.2 S2295TA

A Southern folktale in which kind Blanche, following the instructions of an old witch, gains riches, while her greedy sister makes fun of the old woman and is duly rewarded.

 

American Tall Tale

Lester, Julius. (1994). John Henry. New York : Dial Books. PRIM-FIC L642J

Retells the life of the legendary African American hero who raced against a steam drill to cut through a mountain.

Blair, Walter. (1944). Tall tale America : a legendary history of our humorous heroes. New York : Coward-McCann. 398.2 B635T

 

Folk Songs

Aliki. (1968). Hush little baby : a folk lullaby . Englewood Cliffs (N.J.) : Prentice-Hall. 398.8 A411h

Illustrations set against an eighteenth century background animate the words of this very well-known folk lullaby.

 

Religious Stories and Songs

Wolkstein, Diane. (1996). Esther's story. New York : Morrow Junior Books. 222.9 W862E

Retells the story of Esther, the queen who risked the wrath of a king to save her people from destruction, and whose courage and wisdom are celebrated during the feast of Purim.

 

 

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