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Goble, Paul

Overview
Works: 80 works in 409 publications in 12 languages and 50,803 library holdings
Genres: Folklore  Juvenile works  Fiction  Legends  History  Fairy tales  Picture books  Exhibition catalogs 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: E78.G73, E
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Most widely held works by Paul Goble
The girl who loved wild horses by Paul Goble( Book )

63 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 6,141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Though she is fond of her people, a girl prefers to live among the wild horses where she is truly happy and free
Buffalo woman by Paul Goble( Book )

24 editions published between 1984 and 2003 in 5 languages and held by 2,610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young hunter marries a female buffalo in the form of a beautiful maiden, but when his people reject her he must pass several tests before being allowed to join the buffalo nation
The gift of the sacred dog : story and illustrations by Paul Goble( Book )

28 editions published between 1980 and 1995 in 5 languages and held by 2,555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Great Spirit gives the sacred dog to an Indian boy seeking relief for his hungry people
Her seven brothers by Paul Goble( Book )

14 editions published between 1988 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 2,148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the Cheyenne legend in which a girl and her seven chosen brothers become the Big Dipper
Iktomi and the boulder : a Plains Indian story by Paul Goble( Book )

9 editions published between 1988 and 1993 in English and Japanese and held by 2,099 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Iktomi, a Plains Indian trickster, attempts to defeat a boulder with the assistance of some bats, in this story which explains why the Great Plains are covered with some stones
Beyond the ridge by Paul Goble( Book )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 1,910 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At her death an elderly Plains Indian woman experiences the afterlife believed in by her people, while the surviving family members prepare her body according to their custom
Star Boy by Paul Goble( Book )

10 editions published between 1983 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 1,786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates the Blackfoot Indian legend in which Star Boy gains the Sun's forgiveness for his mother's disobedience and is allowed to return to the Sky World
Death of the iron horse by Paul Goble( Book )

13 editions published between 1986 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 1,650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In an act of bravery and defiance against the white men encroaching on their territory in 1867, a group of young Cheyenne braves derail and raid a freight train
Iktomi and the berries : a Plains Indian story by Paul Goble( Book )

5 editions published between 1989 and 1993 in English and Japanese and held by 1,603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates Iktomi's fruitless efforts to pick some buffalo berries
Love flute : story and illustrations by Paul Goble( Book )

6 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 1,591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gift to a shy young man from the birds and animals helps him to express his love to a beautiful girl
The great race of the birds and animals by Paul Goble( Book )

13 editions published between 1985 and 1991 in English and Danish and held by 1,505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the Cheyenne and Sioux myth about the Great Race, a contest called by the Creator to settle the question of whether man or buffalo should have supremacy and thus become the guardians of Creation
Mystic horse by Paul Goble( Book )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 1,412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After caring for an old abandoned horse, a poor young Pawnee boy is rewarded by the horse's mystic powers
The lost children : the boys who were neglected by Paul Goble( Book )

4 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in English and held by 1,349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Blackfoot Indian legend in which six neglected orphaned brothers decide to go to the Above World where they become the constellation of the "Lost Children," or Pleiades
Dream wolf by Paul Goble( Book )

7 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in English and held by 1,244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When two Plains Indian children become lost, they are cared for and guided safely home by a friendly wolf
Crow chief : a Plains Indian story by Paul Goble( Book )

5 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and Japanese and held by 1,198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crow Chief always warns the buffalo that hunters are coming, until Falling Star, a savior, comes to camp, tricks Crow Chief, and teaches him that all must share and live like relatives together
The legend of the White Buffalo Woman by Paul Goble( Book )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 1,144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Lakota Indian legend in which the White Buffalo Woman presents her people with the Sacred Calf Pipe which gives them the means to pray to the Great Spirit
Iktomi and the ducks : a Plains Indian story by Paul Goble( Book )

7 editions published between 1989 and 1994 in English and Japanese and held by 1,130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After outwitting some ducks, Iktomi, the Indian trickster, is outwitted by Coyote
Red Hawk's account of Custer's last battle; the Battle of the Little Bighorn, 25 June 1876 by Paul Goble( Book )

9 editions published between 1966 and 1992 in English and held by 1,116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Custer's last stand at the Little Bighorn is described as it might have been witnessed by one of the Indians participating in the battle
The return of the buffaloes : a Plains Indian story about famine and renewal of the earth by Paul Goble( Book )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 1,112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a Lakota myth in which a mysterious woman returns the buffalo and the other animals to the Indian people
Iktomi and the buffalo skull : a Plains Indian story by Paul Goble( Book )

5 editions published between 1990 and 1996 in English and Japanese and held by 1,104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Iktomi, the Plains Indian trickster, interrupts a powwow of the Mouse People and gets his head stuck in a buffalo skull. Asides and questions printed in italics may be addressed by the storyteller to listeners, encouraging them to make their own remarks about the action
 
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The girl who loved wild horses
Alternative Names
Little Thunder

Paul Goble American writer and illustator

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Buffalo womanThe gift of the sacred dog : story and illustrationsHer seven brothersIktomi and the boulder : a Plains Indian storyBeyond the ridgeStar BoyDeath of the iron horseIktomi and the berries : a Plains Indian story