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The Resource Sweet land of story : thirty-six American tales to tell, [compiled by] Pleasant DeSpain ; illustrated by Don Bell

Sweet land of story : thirty-six American tales to tell, [compiled by] Pleasant DeSpain ; illustrated by Don Bell

Label
Sweet land of story : thirty-six American tales to tell
Title
Sweet land of story
Title remainder
thirty-six American tales to tell
Statement of responsibility
[compiled by] Pleasant DeSpain ; illustrated by Don Bell
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Thirty-six true, tall, and traditional tales, primarily from the nineteenth century or earlier, selected by a professional storyteller and divided by the region of the United States from which they originated
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
398.2/0973
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ5
LC item number
.S975 2000
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1935-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • DeSpain, Pleasant
  • Bell, Don
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  • Tales
  • Folklore
  • Storytelling
  • United States
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Sweet land of story : thirty-six American tales to tell, [compiled by] Pleasant DeSpain ; illustrated by Don Bell
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Chicken-coop jail (Massachusetts) -- Amazingly long time (New York) -- Agnes and Henry, a love story (Massachusetts) -- Legend of Peter Rugg (New England) -- Dutchman's Inn (Pennsylvania) -- Pulling the rope (Conn.) -- Ghost dog (Virginia) -- Poor Tail-eee-poe (Kentucky) -- Caleb's wild ride (Virgina) -- Old Joe and the carpenter (North Carolina) -- Sam Davis and the hangman's noose (Tenn.) -- Big, smelly, hairy toe (North Carolina) -- Pecos Bill (Texas) -- Bluebonnet (Comanche/Texas) -- Salting the pudding (Alabama) -- Strongest of all (Louisiana) -- Sam Bass (Texas) -- Haint that roared (Alabama) -- Jack and the bogey man (Texas) -- What gold? (Kansas) -- What you wish for (Ojibwa/Michigan) -- Saint Johnny of the apple orchards (Ohio) -- Calamity Jane (South Dakota) -- Jesse James saves the day (Missouri) -- Buffalo Bill Cody and the bandits (Rocky Mountains) -- Not even a Saint (New Mexico) -- Devil's tower (Arapaho/Wyoming) -- Mountain man and the grizzlies (Colorado) -- Shoot-out in Benson (Arizona) -- La Escalara Famosa / The famous stair (New Mexico) -- Scarface (Blackfoot/Northern Rockies) -- His mother tongue (Calif.) -- Pu-nia and the Shark King (Hawaii) -- Paul Bunyan makes progress (Pacific northwest) -- Why animals have no fire (Couer d'Alene/Idaho) -- Eagle Island (Tlingit/Alaska)
Control code
635390
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
176 pages
Isbn
9780874836004
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
00056543
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 635390
  • (Sirsi) 635390
  • (OCoLC)44868917
Label
Sweet land of story : thirty-six American tales to tell, [compiled by] Pleasant DeSpain ; illustrated by Don Bell
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Chicken-coop jail (Massachusetts) -- Amazingly long time (New York) -- Agnes and Henry, a love story (Massachusetts) -- Legend of Peter Rugg (New England) -- Dutchman's Inn (Pennsylvania) -- Pulling the rope (Conn.) -- Ghost dog (Virginia) -- Poor Tail-eee-poe (Kentucky) -- Caleb's wild ride (Virgina) -- Old Joe and the carpenter (North Carolina) -- Sam Davis and the hangman's noose (Tenn.) -- Big, smelly, hairy toe (North Carolina) -- Pecos Bill (Texas) -- Bluebonnet (Comanche/Texas) -- Salting the pudding (Alabama) -- Strongest of all (Louisiana) -- Sam Bass (Texas) -- Haint that roared (Alabama) -- Jack and the bogey man (Texas) -- What gold? (Kansas) -- What you wish for (Ojibwa/Michigan) -- Saint Johnny of the apple orchards (Ohio) -- Calamity Jane (South Dakota) -- Jesse James saves the day (Missouri) -- Buffalo Bill Cody and the bandits (Rocky Mountains) -- Not even a Saint (New Mexico) -- Devil's tower (Arapaho/Wyoming) -- Mountain man and the grizzlies (Colorado) -- Shoot-out in Benson (Arizona) -- La Escalara Famosa / The famous stair (New Mexico) -- Scarface (Blackfoot/Northern Rockies) -- His mother tongue (Calif.) -- Pu-nia and the Shark King (Hawaii) -- Paul Bunyan makes progress (Pacific northwest) -- Why animals have no fire (Couer d'Alene/Idaho) -- Eagle Island (Tlingit/Alaska)
Control code
635390
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
176 pages
Isbn
9780874836004
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
00056543
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 635390
  • (Sirsi) 635390
  • (OCoLC)44868917

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