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    Pyl

    The merry adventures of Robin Hood

    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.

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    Non-fiction - JH & HSNon-fiction - JH & HS

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    Crazy Jack

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    Nap

    Crazy Jack

    Napoli, Donna Jo, 1948-

    In this version of the traditional tale of the young boy who climbs a beanstalk, Jack searches for his father, falls in love with Flora, and learns the value of real treasure.

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    Fiction  - JH & HSFiction - JH & HS

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    The Once and Future King

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    Whi

    The Once and Future King

    White, T. H.

    Classic retelling of the entire Arthurian legend. Includes "The Sword in the Stone."

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    Fiction  - JH & HSFiction - JH & HS

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    The Sword in the Stone

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    Whi

    The Sword in the Stone

    White, T. H.

    An illustrated version of White's classic retelling of the King Arthur legend.

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    Fiction  - JH & HSFiction - JH & HS

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    The adventures of Robin Hood

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    398.2
    BUR

    The adventures of Robin Hood

    Burrows, John, 1972-

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

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    Non-Fiction - ElementaryNon-Fiction - Elementary

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    Robin Hood and his Merry Men

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    398.2
    CUR

    Robin Hood and his Merry Men

    Curry, Jane Louise.

    Recounts the life and adventures of Robin Hood, who, with his band of followers, lived in Sherwood Forest as an outlaw dedicated to fighting tyranny.

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    Non-Fiction - ElementaryNon-Fiction - Elementary

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    Giants have feelings, too

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    398.2
    GRA

    Giants have feelings, too

    Granowsky, Alvin, 1936-

    Juxtaposes the traditional tale of Jack who climbs the beanstalk to a giant's castle with a retelling from the giant's point of view.

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    Non-Fiction - ElementaryNon-Fiction - Elementary

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    Jack and the giant

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    HAR

    Jack and the giant : a story full of beans

    Harris, Jim, 1955-

    A Southwestern version of the traditional tale, in which a boy climbs to the top of a giant beanstalk and uses his quick wits to outsmart the giant cattle rustler Wild Bill Hiccup.

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    Non-Fiction - ElementaryNon-Fiction - Elementary

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    Excalibur

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    398.2
    HEY

    Excalibur

    Heyer, Carol, 1950-

    King Arthur loses his sword in battle with the Black Knight and receives a new one, Excalibur, from the Lady of the Lake.

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    Non-Fiction - ElementaryNon-Fiction - Elementary

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    Merlin and the making of the king

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    HOD

    Merlin and the making of the king

    Hodges, Margaret, 1911-

    A retelling of four Arthurian legends, "The Sword in the Stone," "Excalibur," "The Lady of the Lake," and "The Last Great Battle," which feature Merlin, King Arthur, and other familiar figures.

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    Non-Fiction - ElementaryNon-Fiction - Elementary

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    Saint George and the dragon

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    398.2
    HOD

    Saint George and the dragon : a golden legend

    Hodges, Margaret, 1911-

    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.

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    Non-Fiction - ElementaryNon-Fiction - Elementary

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    The knight with the lion

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    398.2
    HOW

    The knight with the lion : the story of Yvain

    Howe, John, 1957-

    A retelling of the knightly adventures of Yvain and his faithful lion, culminating in his reconciliation with the proud lady Ludine.

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    Non-Fiction - ElementaryNon-Fiction - Elementary

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    Princess Furball

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    398.2
    HUC

    Princess Furball

    Huck, Charlotte S.

    A princess in a coat of a thousand furs hides her identity from a king who falls in love with her.

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    Non-Fiction - ElementaryNon-Fiction - Elementary

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    Jack and the beanstalk

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    KEL

    Jack and the beanstalk

    Kellogg, Steven.

    A boy climbs to the top of a giant beanstalk, where he uses his quick wits to outsmart a giant and make his and his mother's fortune.

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    Non-Fiction - ElementaryNon-Fiction - Elementary

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    King Arthur

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    KER

    King Arthur

    Kerven, Rosalind.

    A retelling of the story of the boy fated to be the "Once and Future King," covering his glorious reign and his tragic, yet triumphant, passing. Illustrated notes throughout the text explain the historical background of the story.

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    The hero Beowulf

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    398.2
    KIM

    The hero Beowulf

    Kimmel, Eric A.

    A simple, brief retelling of the Anglo-Saxon epic about the heroic efforts of Beowulf, son of Ecgtheow, to save the people of Heorot Hall from the terrible monster, Grendel.

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    The legend of King Arthur

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    398.2
    LIS

    The legend of King Arthur

    Lister, Robin.

    A retelling of fourteen tales from the legend of King Arthur, beginning with the wizard Merlin and ending with the departure of Arthur for the magical isle of Avalon.

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    Non-Fiction - ElementaryNon-Fiction - Elementary

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    Saint George and the dragon

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    398.2
    MCC

    Saint George and the dragon

    McCaughrean, Geraldine.

    A rendition of the legend of Saint George, recounting how the brave, mysterious horseman saved a city from a terrible dragon.

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    Non-Fiction - ElementaryNon-Fiction - Elementary

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    Robin Hood, his life and legend

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    398.2
    MIL

    Robin Hood, his life and legend

    Miles, Bernard, 1907-

    Chronicles the life and adventures of Robin Hood who, with his band of followers, lived as an outlaw in Sherwood Forest dedicated to fight against tyranny.

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    Non-Fiction - ElementaryNon-Fiction - Elementary

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    Beowulf

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    398.2
    MOR

    Beowulf

    Morpurgo, Michael.

    A retelling in prose of the Anglo-Saxon epic about the heroic efforts of Beowulf, son of Edgetheow, to save the people of Heorot hall from the terrible monster, Grendel.

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    Robin of Sherwood

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    398.2
    MOR

    Robin of Sherwood

    Morpurgo, Michael.

    A twelve-year-old boy dreams about the life and adventures of Robin Hood who lived in Sherwood Forest as an outlaw dedicated to fighting tyranny.

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    Non-Fiction - ElementaryNon-Fiction - Elementary

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    Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

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    398.2
    MOR

    Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

    Morpurgo, Michael.

    The quest of Sir Gawain for the Green Knight teaches him a lesson in pride, humility, and honor.

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    Non-Fiction - ElementaryNon-Fiction - Elementary

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    The teeny tiny woman

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    398.2
    OCO

    The teeny tiny woman

    O'Connor, Jane.

    A teeny tiny woman, who puts a teeny tiny bone she finds in a churchyard away in a cupboard before she goes to sleep, is awakened by a voice demanding the return of the bone.

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    Non-Fiction - ElementaryNon-Fiction - Elementary

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    Kate and the beanstalk

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    398.2
    OSB

    Kate and the beanstalk

    Osborne, Mary Pope.

    In this version of the classic tale, a girl climbs to the top of a giant beanstalk, where she uses her quick wits to outsmart a giant and make her and her mother's fortune.

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    Non-Fiction - ElementaryNon-Fiction - Elementary

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    Beowulf

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    398.2
    RUM

    Beowulf : a hero's tale retold

    Rumford, James, 1948-

    A simplified and illustrated retelling of the exploits of the Anglo-Saxon warrior, Beowulf, and how he came to defeat the monster Grendel, Grendel's mother, and a dragon that threatened the kingdom.

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    Non-Fiction - ElementaryNon-Fiction - Elementary

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    Arthur and the sword

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    398.2
    SAB

    Arthur and the sword

    Sabuda, Robert.

    In this retelling, which features stained glass illustrations, young Arthur proves himself to be the rightful heir to the throne by being the only one able to pull the sword from the steel anvil.

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    Non-Fiction - ElementaryNon-Fiction - Elementary

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    Young Merlin

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    398.2
    SAN

    Young Merlin

    San Souci, Robert D.

    Presents the life of Merlin the magician from his miraculous birth through the age of seventeen, before he met King Arthur.

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    Non-Fiction - ElementaryNon-Fiction - Elementary

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    Excalibur

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    398.2
    TAL

    Excalibur

    Talbott, Hudson.

    The young King Arthur asks for and receives the noble sword Excalibur from the Lady of the Lake and promises to be deserving of it through acts of valor.

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    The loathsome dragon

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    398.2
    WIE

    The loathsome dragon

    Wiesner, David.

    A wicked queen casts a spell over her beautiful stepdaughter, turning her into a loathsome dragon until such time as her wandering brother shall return and kiss her three times.

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    The adventures of Robin Hood

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    398.2
    WIL

    The adventures of Robin Hood

    Williams, Marcia.

    Recounts the life and adventures of Robin Hood, who, with his band of followers, lived in Sherwood Forest as an outlaw dedicated to fighting tyranny.

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    Non-Fiction - ElementaryNon-Fiction - Elementary

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    Juan y los frijoles m‡gicos

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    WAL

    Juan y los frijoles m‡gicos

    Walker, Richard.

    A boy climbs to the top of a giant beanstalk, where he uses his quick wits to outsmart a giant and make his and his mother's fortune.

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    The story of King Arthur and his knights

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    CLA

    The story of King Arthur and his knights

    Zamorsky, Tania.

    An abridged version of the adventures and exploits of King Arthur and his knights at the court of Camelot and elsewhere in the land of the Britons.

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    Non-Fiction - ElementaryNon-Fiction - Elementary

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    Saint George and the dragon

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    HOD

    Saint George and the dragon : a golden legend

    Hodges, Margaret, 1911-

    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.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    The Sword in the Stone

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    White

    The Sword in the Stone

    White, T. H.

    The education and training of young Wart, destined to become legendary King Arthur.

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    Paperback Fiction - JH & HSPaperback Fiction - JH & HS

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    Leg

    The legend of Arthur

    Examines the blend of history, mythology, religion, and dreams that constitutes the Arthurian legend. Running time: 26 minutes. Color.

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    Movie (VHS or DVD)Movie (VHS or DVD)

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