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American tall tales

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 144 Ratings and 47 Reviews

Book Description
Celebrating the 15th anniversary of these collection of tales. There are among nine "tall" heroes featured in this exuberant collection of traditional American folk tales, including Paul Bunyan, JohnnyAppleseed, John Henry, and other American folk heroes.
Book Information
PublisherScholastic, Inc.
BindingHardcover (13 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages115
ISBN-100590464833
ISBN-13978-0590464833
Publication Date/1992
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About Mary Pope Osborne (Author) : Growing Up I grew up in the military. By the time I was fifteen I had lived in Oklahoma, Austria, Florida, and four different army posts in Virginia and North Carolina. Moving was never traumatic for... more
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11/17/2009 jacklyn curb said:
This book explores the lives and adventures of nine American legends. Each story gives a brief summary on the history of the character incorporating facts and opinions. The stories are episodic and contain linear plots within each. The stories end with how the legend of each still lives on. The sett... more

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