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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-
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  • 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
  • (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
  • (OCoLC)44868917

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