Collection: Folklore

Folklore: Myths, Legends and Traditional Stories

Here is a selection of books from our collection in the Folklore category. Book in the Folklore category are myths, legends, folk and fairy tales that are set in a particular cultural context, and introduce readers to traditions, activities, languages and values. These titles are only a sample of what you can find in our full collection. To see more, use the filtered search on the left-hand bar: go to “Book-Category” and click “Folklore.”




Hiawatha and the Peacemaker

2015

by Robbie Robertson and David Shannon

Hiawatha, a Mohawk, is plotting revenge for the murder of his wife and daughters by the evil Onondaga Chief, Tadodaho, when he meets the Great Peacemaker, who enlists his help in bringing the nations together to share his vision of a new way of life marked by peace, love, and unity rather than war, hate, and fear. Includes historical notes

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The rumor

2009

by Anushka Ravishankar and Kanyika Kini

"Pandurang, the fruit-seller, is so dour that he can make milk turn sour. One day he coughs up a feather. As the story of Pandurang's feather is passed from one person to another, it grows and grows until it can hardly be recognized. And that's when the story weaves its magic on the ill-tempered Pandurang. An international verson of 'broken telephone, ' The Rumor is a funny cautionary tale about the nature of rumors"--Publisher description

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