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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:128  Date:1903 - 2017  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Juvenile works, Arthurian romances, Legends, Arthurian romances, Folklore

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Golem

by:Wisniewski, David

A saintly rabbi miraculously brings to life a clay giant who helps him watch over the Jews of sixteenth-century Prague.

Editions:17  Date:1996 - 2013  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Legends, Juvenile works, Folklore, Legends, Picture books

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Justin Morgan had a horse

by:Henry, Marguerite, 1902-1997

An unusual work horse raised in Vermont and known originally as "Little Bub" becomes the sire of a famous American breed and takes the name of his owner, Justin Morgan.

Editions:84  Date:1945 - 2012  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Juvenile works, Legends, Legends

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A Treasury of American folklore : stories, ballads, and traditions of the people

by:Botkin, Benjamin Albert, 1901-1975

A collection of folklore, including an index of authors, titles, and first lines of songs and an index of subjects and names.

Editions:100  Date:1944 - 1989  Genre(s):Folklore, Folklore

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The people could fly : American Black folktales

by:Hamilton, Virginia, 1934-2002

Retold Afro-American folktales of animals, fantasy, the supernatural, and desire for freedom, born of the sorrow of the slaves, but passed on in hope.

Editions:33  Date:1968 - 2016  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Folklore, Folklore, Legends, Juvenile works

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John Henry

by:Lester, Julius

Retells the life of the legendary African American hero who raced against a steam drill to cut through a mountain.

Editions:28  Date:1994 - 2014  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Juvenile works, Legends, Tall tales, Folklore, Tall tales

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The name of the wind

by:Rothfuss, Patrick, 1973-

The tale of Kvothe, from his childhood in a troupe of traveling players to years spent as a near-feral orphan in a crime-riddled city to his daringly brazen yet successful bid to enter a difficult and dangerous school of magic. In these pages, you will come to know Kvothe as a notorious magician, an accomplished thief, a masterful musician, and an infamous assassin. But this book is so much more, for the story it tells reveals the truth behind Kvothe's legend.

Editions:79  Date:2001 - 2017  Genre(s):Fantasy fiction, Fantasy fiction, Fantasy fiction, Bildungsromans, Bildungsromans

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American Indian myths and legends

by:Erdoes, Richard, 1912-2008

Indian (Native American) myths and legends of creation, sun, moon, stars, heroes, monsters, warriors, love, lust, Coyote the trickster, animals, ghosts, and the end of the world.

Editions:27  Date:1984 - 2013  Genre(s):Folklore, Legends, Legends

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St. John Damascene: : Barlaam and Ioasaph

by:John, of Damascus, Saint

One of the best known examples of the hagiographic novel, this is the tale of an Indian prince who becomes aware of the world's miseries and is converted to Christianity by the monk Barlaam.

Editions:100  Date:1535 - 2015  Genre(s):Legends, Romances, Legends, Romances

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Tales from silver lands

by:Finger, Charles Joseph, 1869-1941

Presents a series of stories about animals, magic, witches, giants, and other beings from Central and South America.

Editions:56  Date:1924 - 2017  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Folklore, Juvenile works, Fairy tales, Folklore, Legends

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