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    Tall tale America

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    Paul Bunyan

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    Paul Bunyan

    Shephard, Esther.

    A collection of exploits of the legendary lumberjack and his blue ox Babe.

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    Roy makes a car

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    Roy makes a car

    Lyons, Mary E.

    Florida mechanic Roy Tyle lives up to his slogan, "If Roy can't build it, nobody can," by building a series of increasingly fantastic automobiles. Based on a tall-tale collected by African-American writer Zora Neale Hurston.

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    Lies and other tall tales

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    Lies and other tall tales

    Myers, Christopher.

    Presents a collection of folk tales by early twentieth-century storyteller, Zora Neale Hurston.

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    Paul Bunyan, a tall tale

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    Paul Bunyan, a tall tale

    Kellogg, Steven.

    Recounts the life of the extraordinary lumberjack whose unusual size and strength brought him many fantastic adventures.

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    Tall tales

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    Tall tales

    Smith, Jeff, 1960 Feb. 27-

    "Long before the Bone cousins were ever lost in the uncharted forest of the Valley, Big Johnson Bone, the discoverer of the Rolling Bone River, founded Boneville. But little is known of the mighty explorer's adventures before he started his famous trading post. So when Smiley sits down with a group of young scouts to retell the legendary stories of Boneville's origins, what they hear are wild antics complete with Rat Creatures, Dragons, and a snarky little monkey!"--P. [4] of cover.

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    Rabbit Ears American tall tales

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    Granite baby

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    Granite baby

    Bertrand, Lynne.

    Five talented New Hampshire sisters try to care for a baby that one of them has carved out of granite.

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    Apples to Oregon

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    Apples to Oregon : being the (slightly) true narrative of how a brave pioneer father brought apples, peaches, pears, plums, grapes, and cherries (and children) across the plains

    Hopkinson, Deborah.

    A pioneer father transports his beloved fruit trees and his family to Oregon in the mid-nineteenth century. Based loosely on the life of Henderson Luelling.

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    Dust devil

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    Dust devil

    Isaacs, Anne.

    Having moved to Montana from Tennessee in the 1830s, fearless Angelica Longrider--also known as Swamp Angel--changes the state's landscape, tames a wild horse, and captures some desperadoes.

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    Swamp Angel

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    Swamp Angel

    Isaacs, Anne.

    Along with other amazing feats, Angelica Longrider, also known as Swamp Angel, wrestles a huge bear, known as Thundering Tarnation, to save the winter supplies of the settlers in Tennessee.

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    I was born about 10,000 years ago

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    I was born about 10,000 years ago : a tall tale

    Kellogg, Steven.

    Born about 100 centuries ago, the narrator has seen many things happen since he watched Adam and Eve eat an apple.

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    The littlest grape stomper

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    The littlest grape stomper

    Madison, Alan.

    Having twelve toes has always caused problems for young Sixto, but especially when Boss Nova Boombatz lures him into the town of Ear's business of making grape juice when he would rather just play.

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    A million fish-- more or less

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    A million fish-- more or less

    McKissack, Pat, 1944-

    A boy learns that the truth is often stretched on the Bayou Clapateaux, and gets the chance to tell his own version of a bayou tale when he goes fishing.

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    Doña Flor

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    Doña Flor : a tall tale about a giant woman with a great big heart

    Mora, Pat.

    Doña Flor, a giant lady with a big heart, sets off to protect her neighbors from what they think is a dangerous animal, but soon discovers the tiny secret behind the huge noise.

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    Harvey Potter's balloon farm

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    Harvey Potter's balloon farm

    Harold, Jerdine Nolen.

    A child ventures out in the middle of the night to see how Harvey Potter grows his wonderful balloons.

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    Big Jabe

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    Big Jabe

    Nolen, Jerdine.

    Momma Mary tells stories about a special young man who does wondrous things, especially for the slaves on the Plenty Plantation.

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    Thunder Rose

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    Thunder Rose

    Nolen, Jerdine.

    Unusual from the day she is born, Thunder Rose performs all sorts of amazing feats, including building fences, taming a stampeding herd of steers, capturing a gang of rustlers, and turning aside a tornado.

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    Peggony-Po

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    Peggony-Po : a whale of a tale

    Pinkney, Andrea Davis.

    Peggony-Po, carved out of wood by his father, a one-legged whaler, determines to catch the huge whale that ate his father's leg.

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