folktale For Kids Book
I especially love to find books that not only captivate my children visually but teach us something about emotion,growing,custom and our history. Now, I’ve put together a good list of more than 11 books about folktale for kids.Hope you will like these books.
Native American story telling is an art form, and sadly one that is becoming more and more of a forgotten skill in the modern world. In "The Girl Who Helped Thunder", the Bruchac's take us through 24 tales, which are divided into regions and tribes. The tales range from those of wisdom, overcoming a......[Read More]
Will be added to the Future Folarin Progeny library.
The editor did a very good job of choosing stories for this collection, but I find that the retellings often leave something to be desired. The style tends to be rather formal and detached, which made it difficult for me to get too involved in any of the stories. I can't......[Read More]
The wonderful author's note at the end of this story mentions how wise the Bini (a tribe in Nigeria) were 500 years ago when teaching the lesson of this story to their children, which is at least how old this story is! The future of our earth's resources is in our hands and we must conserve it. Real......[Read More]
This book is good. You can't get stuck in it like other good books, because of the short stories. The stories are good, but the bad grammar that is supposed to reflect how the slaves talk makes it difficult to read at first but after a while you get used to it. You can really tell how badly the slav......[Read More]
Wow finding this on goodreads nearly brought a tear to my eye. I read this book as a child, as my mother fed my sister and I the best fantasy books by black writers. This one, in particular, probably set the foundation for my very eccentric youth haha. This book is a beautiful collection of stories ......[Read More]
Really like both of these books because they are quick, entertaining and good brain teasers.
We liked this book which shows how quickly one grain of rice grows into many when doubled everyday for one month. I think I would have liked the story better if the Raja had kept his promise... my kids thought he was pretty foolish and selfish. I liked the back page whic......[Read More]
There is some real sense in the grandmother's advice. While the main plot is about Martina finding a husband, the real subtext is the efficacy of Cuban grandmothers.
As usual, Jane Yolen has picked out a terrific, varied selection of international stories, many of which could be adapted for performance. I'm eager to read more!
Here's the cover:Hernandez presents three fairy tales from Latin America, done in graphic novel format, and aimed at middle-grade readers. Kudos to the author for making young girls the protagonists in the first two stories. The artwork is . . . serviceable . . . but not......[Read More]