Here are the most robust characters in American legend. Told by a poet with a poet’s ear for the impact of words, these American mavericks walk and talk. Eight exciting classic American Tall Tales! This collection includes the famed stories of Paul Bunyan, Pecos Bill, Stormalong, Mike Fink, Davy Crockett, Johnny . Get this from a library! American tall tales. [Adrien Stoutenburg; Richard M Powers] — Tall tales about Paul Bunyan, Pecos Bill, Stormalong, Mike Fink, Davy .
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Feb 13, Huda rated it did not like it Shelves: This collection included some characters I have never heard of, as well as some new adventures for familiar characters. Amanda rated it really liked stoytenburg Oct 19, Told by a poet with a poet’s ear for the impact of words, these American mavericks walk and talk america the pages in a free, wide way, as they walked and talked accross the free, wide America of pioneer days We followed up many of the stories by looking at cartoons of tall tales, mostly ‘s Disney, on YouTube.
Sep 29, Sharon rated it really liked it. It involves a lot of repetition and a lot of exaggeration. I don’t often do audio with students but I am happy we did with this book, the voice helped to make the book more compelling.
Mar 27, Emily rated it liked it. Trivia About American Tall Tales.
I have heard or read most of them at one point or another in my life, though a couple of them were new to me. The language was very simple and easy to understand, there werent much hard vocabularies.
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I know, “tall tales” is part of their title but I really did not see the point in stoutenbudg up with these in the first place. Want to Read saving…. Overall a mixed bag. Dec 31, Theresa rated it liked it. I guess you hear tall tale and probably think its not true.
American Tall Tales
Refresh and try again. The last story, about Joe Magarac, was the least interesting, in my o My new student and I listened to this book on audio. Paperbackpages. Blake really enjoyed the silliness of some of these tall tales.
Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I didnt like this book that much but it was interesting to see how some people think. Feb stoutwnburg, Kim rated it liked it.
The story of Johnny Appleseed I think was my favorite story in the book. He likes tall tales but didn’t actually get into this book to much. A few of them bogged down but this is a great introduction to American stories.
Adrein book was pretty good, but I think it was slow at som This was another book that my son read for his book reports in 5th grade. May 11, Nevada Libert rated it really liked it Shelves: Open Preview See a Problem? This was another book that my son read for his book reports in 5th grade.
Overall it was a well done compilation and fun introduction to tall tales.
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My new student and I listened to this book on audio. May 25, Sandie rated it it was ok Recommends it for: For example, Paul Bunyan, Johnny Appleseed and many more. The narration was excellent and most of the stories were fun too. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
To ask other readers questions about American Tall Talesplease sign up. Dec 02, Yuwei rated it it was ok Shelves: Some went on a little longer than I would like but overall I really liked the book for both education as well as a good read! Eight exciting classic American Tall Tales! There were some stories in it that I really liked and then others that I didn’t like at all.
He had to cover many genre’s this past year, this book was read for his folk tales report, it also covered the myths and legends category. American Tall Tales by Adrien Stoutenburg. The boys loved this book. My library Help Advanced Book Search.