Author
Edens, Cooper
Call Number
J 808.8 CLA
Summary
Stories, folktales, and poems with a western setting, including stories of Paul Bunyan, Pecos Bill, Indian legends, and tales of Lewis and Clark, among others.
Author
Braun, Eric
Call Number
J BIO APPLESEED
Summary
Relates the life of John Chapman, known as Johnny Appleseed, who is famed for his distribution of apple seeds and trees across America.
Author
Zarzycki, Daryl D.
Call Number
J BIO APPLESEED
Summary
Explores the background, accomplishments, and stories of American folk hero Johnny Appleseed.
Author
Krensky, Stephen
Call Number
J BIO CALAMITY
Summary
Calamity Jane was always in search of adventure. Nothing scared her--not rattlesnakes or wild horses or even Wild Bill Hickok. Quicksand could not keep her down. As an army scout, Calamity Jane rescued a wounded captain from the middle of a bloody battle. She never even got a scratch. As a Pony Express rider, she outwitted a band of robbers and sent them running. Even smallpox didn't dare tangle with her. Catch some of Calamity Jane's spirit in this fast-paced tale.
Author
Smith, Andrea P.
Call Number
J COMICS BIO APPLESEED
Summary
Tells the story of the man who gained fame for planting apple trees throughout Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Indiana, as well as some of the legends surrounding him.
Author
Peters, Stephanie T.
Call Number
J COMICS PETERS
Summary
John Henry was destined to become a steel-driving legend. As a young man, he makes his mark on the American railroads. But one day, a salesman comes to the railroad camp, claiming that his hammering machine is superior to any railroad worker. John Henry steps up to challenge the man's machine, hoping to save the jobs of thousands of railroad workers.
Author
Powell, Martin
Call Number
J COMICS POWELL
Summary
The legendary woodsman Paul Bunyan was the biggest man who ever lived. He had wagon wheels for shirt buttons, and his axe took an entire town a whole year to build! He and his big blue ox, Babe, travel the land, and clear the way for settlers who will soon follow.
Author
Krensky, Stephen
Call Number
J E 398.2097 KRE
Summary
Relates the deeds of the frontiersman who became the King of the Keelboatmen on the Mississippi River.
Author
Haldy, Emma E.
Call Number
J E BIO CROCKETT
Summary
This book examines the life of Davy Crockett in a simple, age-appropriate way that will help children develop word recognition and reading skills. Includes a timeline and other informative backmatter.
Author
Harrison, David L.
Call Number
J E HARRISON
Summary
An introduction to tall tales about the giant lumberjack from the north woods, as told from his own perspective.
Author
Smith, Janice L.
Call Number
J E SMITH
Summary
When a band of stinky cowboys comes to town while the sheriff is away and refuses to bathe, young Deputy Jess and and her aunt, Deputy Gussy, must find a way to enforce the No-Stink law.
Author
Bania, Michael
Call Number
J P BANIA
Summary
In an Arctic village, the locals welcome spring as the frozen river breaks apart, and a little boy named Kumak brings them together to rescue their supplies, toys, household goods, and, finally, his dogs.
Author
Barrett, Judi
Call Number
J P BARRETT
Summary
Life is delicious in the town of Chewandswallow where it rains soup and juice, snows mashed potatoes, and blows storms of hamburgers -- until the weather takes a turn for the worse.
Author
Bateman, Teresa
Call Number
J P BATEMAN
Summary
Hals Halson, who is nearly as tall as the legendary Paul Bunyan, strides into a logging camp determined to prove himself the greatest lumberjack in North America, despite Paul's attempts at friendship.
Author
Beard, Alex
Call Number
J P BEARD
Summary
Can warthogs fly? Do tigers eat broccoli? For answers, follow along as Warthog lies his way to the throne in this timeless, yet most timely, Tale from the Watering Hole. Will the Truth catch up with the king? Find out as Alex Beard's whimsical animals come to life to illuminate real world truths for children of all ages. With a nod to Aesop and Kipling, this funny and pointed parable has lessons for everyone, from the playground to the boardroom and beyond!
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