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Myths, Legends & Folklore : By Title : b


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Black Ships Before Troy

By: Rosemary Sutcliff

The Story of the IliadHomer's epic poem, The Illiad, is one of the greatest adventure stories of all time. In it, the abduction of the legendary beauty, Helen of Troy, leads to a conflict in which even...

Bloodwitch

By: Amelia Atwater-Rhodes

"Atwater-Rhodes made a splash with her first novel, In the Forests of the Night (1999). Since then she has continued writing lush fantasies of fully realized, wellconceived worlds, and the first volume...

Borreguita and the Coyote

By: Verna Aardema

What's a little lamb to do about a fierce coyote that wants to eat her? Why, trick him, of course...and and trick him again...and trick him one more time! Here's a lively retelling of a Mexican folk tale...


Boys of Blur

By: N.D. Wilson

Fans of Jerry Spinelli's Maniac Magee and Louis Sachar's Holes will enjoy this story about a boy and the ancient secrets that hide deep in the heart of the Florida everglades near a place called Muck City.When...

Brush of the Gods

By: Lenore Look
illustrated by: Meilo So

This gorgeous picture book biography, according to Kirkus Reviews in a starred review, is "a cheerful introduction not only to Wu Daozi, but to the power of inspiration." Who wants to learn calligraphy...

The Beautiful Lady: Our Lady of Guadalupe

By: Pat Mora
illustrated by: Steve Johnson and Lou Fancher

Every December, Grandma Lupita tells Rose the story of Our Lady of Guadalupe. As they make paper flowers to put around her statue, Grandma begins: Long ago, on a cold December morning near what is now...


The Black Stallion and the Lost City

By: Steve Farley

When Alec and the Black are hired to work as stunt doubles in a film about Alexander and his horse, Bucephalus, they find themselves on set in the remote mountains of the Greek/Bulgarian border. Movie...

The Black Stallion and the Shape-shifter

By: Steven Farley

Alec Ramsay and the Black are back in a brand-new adventure.After being injured while racing in Ireland's famous Foster Stakes, the Black and Alec head to the Irish coast to recuperate. While there, they...

The Brides of Rollrock Island

By: Margo Lanagan

On remote Rollrock Island, men go to sea to make their livings—and to catch their wives.The witch Misskaella knows the way of drawing a girl from the heart of a seal, of luring the beauty out of...