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From sea to shining sea : a treasury of American folklore and folk songs

Author: Amy L Cohn; Molly Bang
Publisher: New York : Scholastic, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A compilation of more than 140 folk songs, tales, poems, and stories telling the history of America and reflecting its multicultural society. Illustrated by award-winning artists.
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Genre/Form: Literary collections
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amy L Cohn; Molly Bang
ISBN: 0590428683 9780590428682
OCLC Number: 26857814
Description: xv, 399 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: pt. 1. In the beginning --
In the beginning / (illustrator) Leo and Diane Dillon --
The creation / Joseph Bruchac --
Raven brings fresh water / Fran Martin --
Grandmother spider steals the sun / James Mooney --
Dream song / Traditional --
Coyote heps decorate the night / Harold Courlander --
Sedna, the sea goddess / Helen Caswell --
Song for smooth waters / Traditional --
The gods made man / Natalia Belting --
Song of happiness / Traditional --
pt. 2. From sea to shining sea --
Coming to America / (illustrator) Richard Egielski --
The Mezcla man / J. Frank Dobie --
The other / Norman H. Finkelstein --
The debate in sign language / Syd Lieberman --
The first Thanksgiving / Marcia Sewall --
Simple gifts / Traditional --
Sarasponda / Traditional --
African rhythms in America --
Juba this and Juba that / Traditional --
Hambone / Traditional --
Three Pennsylvania Dutch riddles / Traditional --
Why alligator hates dog / J. J. Reneaux --
"Tit galop pour Mamou / Dewey Balfa --
The shot heard 'round the world / (illustrator) Anita Lobel --
Revolutionary tea / Traditional --
Paul Revere's ride / Henry Wadsworth Longfellow --
Yankee Doodle / Richard Shuckburgh --
Johnny has gone for a soldier / Traditional --
Clever Mistress Murray / M.A. Jagendorf --
Jennie Jenkins / Traditional --
Concord hymn / Ralph Waldo Emerson --
Bridging the gap / (illustrator) Molly Bang --
The Wilderness Road / Meridel LeSueur --
Cumberland Gap / Traditional --
Strong but quirky : the birth of Davy Crockett / Irwin Shapiro --
Ol' Dan Tucker / Daniel Emmett --
Jack and the two-bullet hunt / Amy L. Cohn and Suzy Schmidt --
Groundhog / Traditional --
Gol' in the chimley / Traditional --
Hush, little baby / Traditional --
Water, water everywhere / (illustrator) Marcia Brown --
Blow, ye winds, in the morning / Traditional --
With a way, hey, Mister Stormalong / Amy L. Cohn and Suzy Schmidt --
The sailor's alphabet / Traditional --
Blow, boys, blow / Traditional --
The Salem ghost ship / Frank Shay --
Clinton's Ditch ; digging the Erie Canal / Suzy Schmidt --
The Erie Canal / Traditional --
Sally Ann Thunder Whirlwind Crockett meets Mike Fink, snappin' turtle / Caron Lee Cohen --
Steamboats on the Mississippi : sounding calls / Traditional --
Shenandoah / Traditional --
Let my people go / (illustrator) Jerry Pinkney --
Go down, Moses / Traditional --
How the slaves helped each other / William J. Faulkner --
I got shoes / Traditional --
High John the Conqueror / Steve Sanfield --
Long John / Traditional --
The sad tale of three slavers / M.A. Jagendorf --
Follow the Drinkin' Gourd / Traditional --
Harriet Tubman / Eloise Greenfield --
The people could fly / Virginia Hamilton --
Swing low, sweet chariot / Traditional --
I've been working on the railroad / (illustrator) David Wiesner --
John Henry / Traditional --
Building the Transcontinental Railroad / Adele Nathan --
Drill, ye Tarriers / Thomas Casey --
Death of the iron horse / Paul Goble --
The iron moonhunter / Kathleen Chang --
A gust of fall wind / Traditional --
Casey Jones, railroad man / Amy L. Cohn and Suzy Schmidt --
The Rock Island Line / Traditional --
O pioneers! / (illustrator) Barbara Cooney --
Handcart song / Traditional --
Febold Beboldson, first citizen of Nebraska / Suzy Schmidt --
Oh, Susannah / Stephen Collins Foster --
The first women to vote in the State of California / Carolyn Polese --
Sweet Betsy form Pike / Traditional --
The darning needle / Eric A. Kimmel --
Acres of clams / Traditional --
Dakota dugout / Ann Turner --
By'm bye / Traditional --
pt. #. Only in America --
Tricksters, on two feet, four--or more / (illustrator) Trina Schart Hyman --
Tía Miseria / Olga Loya --
The devil's questions / Traditional --
Iktome and the ducks / Lame Deer --
Glooskap and Wasis / Alan Garner --
Brer Rabbit in Mr. Man's garden / Julius Lester --
Oh, John the rabbit / Traditional --
The Connecticut peddler / Maria leach --
Sharing the crops / Harold Courlander --
No-sense nonsense / (illustrator) Donald Crews --
The talking mule / (collector) Zora Neale Hurston --
Keemo Kyemo / Traditional --
Three tall tidbits : 'Twas midnight / Traditional --
The split dog / Richard Chase --
The sad tale of Tom the catfish / M.A. Jagendorf --
The boy who ate too much / Edward L. Keithahn --
Mrs. Murphy's chowder / Traditional --
Juan Bobo and the buñuelos / Lucía M. Gonzáez --
The twist-mouth family / Traditional --
Michale Finnegan / Traditional --
Feathers and fur, scales and tails / (illustrator) John Schoenherr --
Wake, snake / Traditional --
Brer Possum's dilemma / Jackie Torrence --
Turtle makes war on man / Joseph Bruchac --
The travels of a fox / Traditional --
The fox, the goose, and the corn / Traditional --
The cat's purr / Ashley Bryan --
Bought me a cat / Traditional --
Owl / (collector) Diane Wolkstein --
All the pretty little horses / Traditional --
American giants on the job / (illustrator) Chris Van Allsburg --
When I first came to the this land / Oscar Brand --
Johnny Appleseed! Johnny Appleseed! / Marion Vallat Emrich and George Korson --
Strong as Annie Christmas / Amy L. Cohn and Suzy Schmidt --
Paul Bunyan, the mightiest logger of them all / Mary Pope Osborne --
The frozen logger / James L. Stephens --
Ride 'em, round 'em, rope 'em : the story of Pecos Bill / Brian Gleeson --
Git along, little dogies / Traditional --
I hear America singing / Walt Whitman --
Take me out to the ball game / (illustrator) Marc Simont --
Take me out to the ball game / Jack Norworth, Albert Von Tilzer --
How it all began / Lawrence S. Ritter --
Jackie Robinson breaks the color barrier --
A baseball lexicon / Alexandra Day --
Three for the book : Say it ain't so, Joe / John Thorn --
The Babe calls his shot / John Thorn --
Willie Mays's miraculous catch --
The bad news / Alvin Schwartz --
Who's on first? / Budd Abbott and Lou Costello --
Casey at the bat : a ballad of the Republic, sung in the year 1888 / Ernest Lawrence Thayer --
Scary, creepy, spooky ghost stories / (illustrator) Ed Young --
The ghost of Jean Lafitte / Suzy Schmidt --
The dancing skeleton / Cynthia C. DeFelice --
Dry bones / Traditional --
The ghost of Tom / Martha Grubb --
La Llorona, the weeping woman / Joe Hayes --
Skin and bones / Traditional --
The peculiar such thing / Virginia Hamilton --
Things that go bump in the night / Kathryn Windham --
The woman with the golden arm / Mark Twain --
pt. 4. In our time --
Chapter opening / Jerry Pinkney --
The new Colossus / Emma Lazarus, (illustrator, Marcia Brown) --
America! America! / William Jay Jacobs, (illustrator, Anita Lobel) --
Tramp talk / Amy L. Cohn --
Brig rock Candy Mountain / Traditional, (illustrator, Richard Egielski) --
Gee, Mom, I want to go home / Oscar Brand, (illustrator, Barbara Cooney) --
A shameful chapter / Barbara Rogasky, (illustrator, David Wiesner) --
Blowin' in the wind / Bob Dylan, (illustrator, Leo and Diane Dillon) --
I have a dream / Martin Luther King, Jr. (illustrator, Trina Schart Hyman) --
Tales of new Americans --
El gallo de bodas : the rooster on the way to the wedding / Lucía M. González, (illustrator, Molly Bang) --
Bye-bye / collector, Diane Wolkstein , (illustrator, Donald Crews) --
The raven and the star fruit tree / Tran Van Dien and Winabelle Gritter, (illustrator, Marc Simont) --
Earth always endures / Traditional, (illustrator, Ed Young --
Glossary --
General subject guide --
Chronology.
Responsibility: compiled by Amy L. Cohn ; illustrated by eleven Caldecott Medal and four Caldecott Honor Book artists, Molly Bang [and others].

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A compilation of more than 140 folk songs, tales, poems, and stories telling the history of America and reflecting its multicultural society. Illustrated by award-winning artists.

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