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The Aeneid


This book tells the story of an epic voyage in which Aeneas crosses stormy seas, becomes entangled in a tragic love affair with Dido of Carthage, descends to the world of the dead - all the way tormented by the vengeful Juno, Queen of the Gods - and finally reaches Italy, where he will fulfill his destiny: to found the Roman people.

Editions:4254  Date:1401 - 2016  Genre(s):Poetry

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The merry adventures of Robin Hood of great renown in Nottinghamshire

by:Pyle, Howard, 1853-1911

Recounts the legend of Robin Hood who plundered the king's purse and poached his deer and whose generosity endeared him to the poor.

Editions:462  Date:1883 - 2016  Type:Young adult  Genre(s):Young adult works

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Maniac Magee : a novel

by:Spinelli, Jerry

After his parents die, Jeffrey Lionel Magee's life becomes legendary, as he accomplishes athletic and other feats which awe his contemporaries.

Editions:92  Date:1989 - 2015  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Juvenile works


Tikki Tikki Tembo

by:Mosel, Arlene

When the eldest son fell in the well and most of the time getting help was spent pronouncing the name of the one in trouble, the Chinese, according to legend, decided to give all their children short names.

Editions:89  Date:1968 - 2013  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Juvenile works


The Pied Piper of Hamelin

by:Browning, Robert, 1812-1889

The Pied Piper pipes the village free of rats, and when the villagers refuse to pay him for the service he exacts a terrible revenge.

Editions:277  Date:0001 - 2016  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Juvenile works, Poetry

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Saint George and the dragon : a golden legend

by:Hodges, Margaret, 1911-2005

Retells the segment from Spenser's The Faerie Queene, in which George, the Red Cross Knight, slays the dreadful dragon that has been terrorizing the countryside for years and brings peace and joy to the land.

Editions:22  Date:1984 - 2014  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Legends, Juvenile works


The Aeneid


Virgil, a Roman poet of the first century B.C., chose the epic form of the Greek master, Homer, to embody his tale of the wanderings and adventures of Aeneas. Aeneas, who appears as a minor character, a Trojan prince & an enemy of the Greek heroes, in the Iliad, here occupies center stage.

Editions:122  Date:1697 - 2012  Genre(s):Poetry

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The legend of the bluebonnet : an old tale of Texas

by:DePaola, Tomie, 1934-

A retelling of the Comanche Indian legend of how a little girl's sacrifice brought the flower called bluebonnet to Texas.

Editions:50  Date:1983 - 2001  Genre(s):Folklore, Legends


The white stag

by:Seredy, Kate

Retells the legendary story of the Huns' and Magyars' long migration from Asia to Europe where they hope to find a permanent home.

Editions:45  Date:1935 - 2007  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Juvenile works, War stories

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The story of King Arthur and his knights

by:Pyle, Howard, 1853-1911

Relates how Arthur became king, won a queen, and came to establish the Round Table.

Editions:106  Date:1903 - 2016  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Juvenile works, Legends, Folklore, Arthurian romances, Arthurian romances

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