Sunday, May 12, 2019

Resource: African-American Folktales for Young Readers

African-American Folktales for Young Readers

Author: Richard and Judy Dockrey Young
Illustrator: Kenneth Harris
Year: 1993
Location: personal library

Table of Contents: I have just listed specific titles for animal and trickster stories.

Young Heroes and Heroines

Animal Fables
Python and Lizard
Mr. Frog Rides Mr. Elephant
Brother Lion and Brother Man
How Brer Rabbit Outsmarted the Frogs

Trickster Stories
Anansi Tries to Steal All the Wisdom in the World
Why Anansi Has a Narrow Waist
Anansi and Turtle
Anansi and Candlefly
The Mule Won't Work
Clever Mollie
Why Brother Alligator Has a Rough Back

Parables about People

Bigger Than Life

In the Park and in the Dark

Brother Rabbit Today
The Cabbage Inspector
Brother Possum and Brother Snake

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