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American folk : classic tales retold

Author: Charles Sullivan
Publisher: New York : Harry N. Abrams, 1998.
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From Paul Bunyan and Pecos Bill to Pocahontas, each of the 60 stories in this collection is filled with adventure, unforgettable characters, and vivid landscapes. 150 full-color illustrations.

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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sullivan, Charles, 1933-
American folk.
New York : Harry N. Abrams, 1998
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Sullivan
ISBN: 0810906554 9780810906556
OCLC Number: 38557257
Description: 191 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Kilroy was here --
Uncle Sam --
River god's wife --
Pocahontas --
George washington and the cherry tree --
Honest Aabe --
Theodore Roosevelt and the teddy bear --
Other tales of characters larger than life --
Outlaws, crooks, and cheaters: Black bart, PO 8 --
Jesse James and the window --
Petticoat pirates --
Tarkansas traveler --
Steve Brodie jumps off the Brooklyn Bridge --
Judge Roy Bean and his pet bear --
Other tales of outlaws, crooks, and cheaters --
Heroines and heroes: Eliza crossing the ice --
Barbara Frietchie waves the flag --
Molly Pitcher in the revolution --
Finding a way to the northwest --
Unsinkable Mmrs. Brown --
Texas ranger --
Elfrego Baca, the fearless deputy --
Van Wempel's goose --
Cloud-carrier and the star folk --
Christopher Columbus in the sea of gloom --
Jean Lafitte, the hero of New Orleans --
Casey Jones and the train wreck --
Other tales of heroines and heroes --
Other colorful characters: Rosie the riveter --
Billy Earthquake, the bronco-buster --
Cinderella of Santa Fe --
Rip VVan Winkle --
Fountain of youth --
Vikings in America --
Johnny Appleseed --
Headless horseman --
Windwagon Thomas --
Sweet Betsey from Pike --
Sheepherder from Yale --
Calamity Jane --
ther tales of colorful characters --
Incredible animals: Br'er rabbit and br'er fox --
Compair bouki and the monkeys --
Two-toe Tom, the giant alligator --
Goat sees red --
Gollywhopper's eggs --
Giant catfish --
Jumping frog of Angel's camp --
Fur-bearing trout --
Groundhog sees his shadow --
Crook-jaw the whale --
Rawhide railroad --
Daniel Boone met his wife while chasing deer --
Other tales of incredible animals.
Responsibility: by Charles Sullivan ; illustrated by Warren Infield.


A new collection of popular folk stories, drawn from every era of America's history and from all of its diverse regions. Author Charles Sullivan has travelled throughout America to collect these  Read more...


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