This Miskito Indian legend set in seventeenth-century Nicaragua illustrates the impact of the first European traders on traditional life.
Published: 1987, Children's Book Press
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Primary (ages 6-9)
Seventeen stories from West Africa including Cow-tail switch Kaddo’s wall, Talk, and others.
A young girl uses her skills as a hunter to avenge her father’s death and to escape her evil stepmother.
When the caribou herds fail to return in the spring, famine becomes so acute that a young Eskimo boy sets out alone in search of food.
Nine-year-old Marushka is sucked into a magic egg, where she is forced to be housekeeper to the witch Baba Yaga.
Sent out into the world to find his missing older brothers, Jack does good deeds for helpless animals along the way, and they repay him when he poses as a suitor to try and save a princess from an evil magician.
When his son is born amid the clamor of a loud celebration, the King, who cannot tolerate noise, roars, ‘Silence’–which becomes the prince’s name.