Author
Bertrand, Lynne
Call Number
J P BERTRAND
Summary
Five talented New Hampshire sisters try to care for a baby that one of them has carved out of granite.
Title
Frank!
Author
Brecon, Connah
Call Number
J P BRECON
Summary
At school, a perpetually late bear's tall tale excuses prove themselves to be true.
Author
Brett, Jan
Call Number
J P BRETT
Summary
A retelling of a folktale about how a pair of magical slippers always find their way back to the tiger whose mother made them for him.
Author
Charlip, Remy
Call Number
J P CHARLIP
Summary
Two cowboys in search of their lost cow, Grace, are delighted when she finally finds them.
Author
Corr, Christopher
Call Number
J P CORR
Summary
Presents a retelling of a classic Russian folktale, in which forest animals find a little wooden house deep in the woods that will make a perfect home, but when a bear decides to move in too, he crashes through the roof.
Author
Doucet, Sharon A.
Call Number
J P DOUCET
Summary
After being separated from her parents by a hurricane on the bayou, a young girl is raised by an alligator and later must discover who she really is.
Author
Griffin, Kitty
Call Number
J P GRIFFIN
Summary
When her family ignores her on her sixth birthday, Clementine gets mad and starts stomping on people with her very strong legs and super tough feet, but a tangle with a tornado turns things around for her.
Author
Hoberman, Mary A.
Call Number
J P HOBERMAN
Summary
Retells thirteen American tall tales, with each short poem inviting two readers to read their own parts, and then read the passage in the central column together.
Author
Holt, Kimberly W.
Call Number
J P HOLT
Summary
As the Clearwaters travel west, fearless Granny and Little Critter are jolted from the horse-drawn wagon and have many exotic adventures before being reunited with the rest of their family.
Author
Hopkinson, Deborah
Call Number
J P HOPKINSON
Summary
Apples to Oregon : being the (slightly) true narrative of how a brave pioneer father brought apples, peaches, pears, plums, grapes, and cherries (and children) across the plains
Author
Isaacs, Anne
Call Number
J P ISAACS
Summary
Along with other amazing feats, Angelica Longrider, also known as Swamp Angel, wrestles a huge bear, known as Thundering Tarnation, to save the winter supplies of the settlers in Tennessee.
Author
Johnston, Tony
Call Number
J P JOHNSTON
Summary
Retells, in tall-tale fashion, how Levi Strauss went to California during the Gold Rush, saw the need for a sturdier kind of trouser, and invented jeans.
Author
Kellogg, Steven
Call Number
J P KELLOGG
Summary
Recounts the life of the extraordinary lumberjack whose unusual size and strength brought him many fantastic adventures.
Author
Ketteman, Helen
Call Number
J P KETTEMAN
Summary
Shoeshine Whittaker manages to meet the challenge of plying his trade in the aptly named town of Mudville.
Author
Lester, Julius
Call Number
J P LESTER
Summary
Retells the legend of the African-American railroad builder who raced against a steam drill to cut through a mountain.
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