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    Anansi does the impossible! : an Ashanti tale

    Aardema, Verna.

    Anansi and his wife outsmart the Sky God and win back the beloved folktales of their people.

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    The story of lightning & thunder

    Bryan, Ashley.

    In this retelling of a West African tale, Ma Sheep Thunder and her impetuous son Ram Lightning are forced to leave their home on Earth because of the trouble Ram causes.

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    The hunterman and the crocodile : a West African folktale

    DiakitŽ, Baba WaguŽ.

    Donso, a West African hunterman, learns the importance of living in harmony with nature and the necessity of placing humans among, not above, all other living things.

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    Anansi and the magic stick

    Kimmel, Eric A.

    Anansi the Spider steals Hyena's magic stick so he won't have to do the chores, but when the stick's magic won't stop, he gets more than he bargained for.

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    Zomo the Rabbit : a trickster tale from West Africa

    McDermott, Gerald.

    Zomo the Rabbit, an African trickster, sets out to gain wisdom.

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    The singing man : a West African folktale

    Medearis, Angela Shelf, 1956-

    A couple's youngest son is forced to leave his West African village because he chooses music over the more practical occupations of his brothers, but years later he returns to show the wisdom of his choice.

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    Chinye : a West African folk tale

    Onyefulu, Thomas Obi.

    Chinye is tortured by her stepmother and lazy stepsister. Then one night, as she is going through the forest to fetch water, an old woman tells her to take a gourd, which she does. Her lazy stepsister tries to duplicate the visit, with interesting results.

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    The coming of Night : a Yoruba tale from West Africa

    Riordan, James, 1936-

    When the daughter of the river goddess Yemoya goes to the Land of Shining Day to marry a handsome earth chief, her longing for the cool darkness of her former home causes Night to be brought to the world.

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