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Paul Bunyan: My Story

By: David L. Harrison
Illustrated by: John Kanzler

WHOOOOOEEEEE! THAT PAUL Bunyan sure knows how to tell a story. The mammouth, mythic lumberjack tells the tallest tales about growing up, making friends, and working in the great North Woods as the biggest,...

Johnny Appleseed: My Story

By: David L. Harrison
illustrated by: Mike Wohnoutka

Johnny Appleseed was an important historical figure, well known for planting apple orchards across the new frontier. But he was also a master storyteller! In his own folksy voice, Johnny Appleseed tells...

Runemarks

By: Joanne Harris

Seven o’clock on a Monday morning, five hundred years after the end of the world, and goblins had been at the cellar again. . . . Not that anyone would admit it was goblins. In Maddy Smith’s...


Two Hot Dogs With Everything

By: Paul Haven

Danny Gurkin believes in his heart that the Sluggers are the best team in baseball. There's just the small matter of breaking a century-old curse involving a pretzel, a bubble-gum tycoon, and a missing...

The People Could Fly

By: Virginia Hamilton
illustrated by: Leo and Diane Dillon

"The well-known author retells 24 black American folk tales in sure storytelling voice: animal tales, supernatural tales, fanciful and cautionary tales, and slave tales of freedom. All are beautifully...

Mermaids in the Backyard

By: Catherine Hapka
illustrated by: Patricia Castelao

   Lindy doesn't want to move to the bug house. That's what she calls her family's new beachfront house on stilts. She misses her best friend and her life back in Chicago. But her feelings...


Snakehead

By: Ann Halam

* “Lyrical and laugh-out-loud funny.”—Kirkus Reviews, Starred Perseus, the god-touched of Zeus and a mortal princess, takes his easy life on the island of Serifos for granted, but he...

The People Could Fly: The Picture Book

By: Virginia Hamilton
illustrated by: Leo and Diane Dillon

“THE PEOPLE COULD FLY,” the title story in Virginia Hamilton’s prize-winning American Black folktale collection, is a fantasy tale of the slaves who possessed the ancient magic words...