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BISAC Subject JNF052030

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Social Science / Folklore & Mythology

King Arthur: Excalibur Unsheathed [An English Legend]

From the Series Graphic Myths and Legends

Young Arthur spends his days toiling as a squire--feeding the horses and hauling his big brother's armor. Around him, England is in turmoil, left without a king. But all that changes in one… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: 398.2'0942'02

La Llorona: Retelling a Mexican Legend

From the Series Setting the Stage for Fluency

La Llorona (The Crying Woman) is a sad and haunting tale from Mexico. Parents have told the story for hundreds of years to misbehaving children and to guard against vanity. Some say the story… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: 812
Fall 2019

Legends of the Afterlife

From the Series Death Uncovered

A soul travels to the ancient Egyptian underworld. There, it is weighed by Osiris, the god of the underworld. If the soul is light enough, it will live forever in the Field of Reeds. But if… Read More →

  • Lexile: 670
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Little Sima and the Giant Bowl: [A Chinese Folktale]

From the Series On My Own Folklore

Little Sima’s village in China was suffering from a 100 years without rain. Then a wizard gave the Sima family a giant porcelain bowl. He said this gang would turn their luck around. Sure… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: 398.20951

Magic and Misery: Traditional Tales from around the World

From the Series World of Stories

A little old man learns the secret behind a magical fiddle. An undersea princess leaves her amber palace for love. A mule waits for revenge on the one who wronged her . . . Explore… Read More →

  • Lexile: 730
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: 398.2

Magic Monsters: From Witches to Goblins

From the Series Monster Mania

For centuries people have told stories of cackling witches and crafty goblins. In the past, people thought witches ruined crops, genies granted wishes, and goblins caused accidents. Many… Read More →

  • Lexile: 720
  • Dewey: 133.4

Marwe: Into the Land of the Dead [An East African Legend]

From the Series Graphic Myths and Legends

From an East African village, into the Land of the Dead: Marwe lives in a village where food is scarce. She tries to be obedient, but it’s hard to spend every day working in the fields. When… Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • ATOS: 2.5
  • Dewey: 398.2'08996395

Mighty Mutants

From the Series Mythical Beasts

The fiercest, most strangely shaped figures of mythology look like you might find them in a zoo—if any zoo could hold animals this dangerously powerful. These supernatural creatures can… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1050
  • ATOS: 6.5
  • Dewey: 398.24/54

Mike Fink

From the Series On My Own Folklore

Mike Fink was the best keelboater on the river, and he was the first to admit it. He knew the river’s tricks. He could ride a waterfall like a bucking bronco, and he even wrestled… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: 398.2'0973'02

Mitos y leyendas en viñetas (Graphic Myths and Legends) — eBook Set

From the Series Mitos y leyendas en viñetas (Graphic Myths and Legends)

Set

Supreme artwork and storytelling are the hallmarks of Lerner Publishing Group's newest imprint: Graphic Universe. With art and text created by experienced graphic novel authors and… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $170.60
  • Your Price: $127.95
  • 4 titles

Monster Mania — eBook Set

From the Series Monster Mania

Set

This high-interest series covers the always-popular topic of monsters. Each title features a high-profile monster type, covering their history, role in pop culture, and more. What are the… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $199.95
  • Your Price: $149.96
  • 5 titles

Monster Mania — Library Bound Set

From the Series Monster Mania

Set

This high-interest series covers the always-popular topic of monsters. Each title features a high-profile monster type, covering their history, role in pop culture, and more. What are the… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $133.25
  • Your Price: $99.94
  • 5 titles

Monsters of the Gods

From the Series Mythical Beasts

In ancient mythologies, many of the gods created all-powerful predators that unleashed panic on the human world. These horrors could be either beast or human—or even both. But who would come… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1090
  • ATOS: 6.6
  • Dewey: 398'.469

Movie Monsters: From Godzilla to Frankenstein

From the Series Monster Mania

The first monster to appear in a movie was Frankenstein. Since then, Godzilla, King Kong, and others have taken over the screen, destroying cities and terrorizing crowds. These monsters… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • Dewey: 791.43/67

Mysterious UFOs and Aliens

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — Fear Fest

Have you ever seen a mysterious glowing light in the sky? Or wondered if there is life on other planets? Explore alien and UFO sightings—from ancient Egypt to Roswell, New Mexico. Find out… Read More →

  • Lexile: 710
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 001.942

Mythical Beasts — eBook Set

From the Series Mythical Beasts

Set

This high-interest series takes a celebrity-profile approach to the mayhem-causers of ancient myth. Drawing on tales from around the world, each book ranks a motley crew of legendary monsters… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $170.60
  • Your Price: $127.95
  • 4 titles

Mythical Beasts — Library Bound Set

From the Series Mythical Beasts

Set

This high-interest series takes a celebrity-profile approach to the mayhem-causers of ancient myth. Drawing on tales from around the world, each book ranks a motley crew of legendary monsters… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $111.96
  • Your Price: $83.97
  • 4 titles

Odysseus: Escaping Poseidon's Curse [A Greek Legend]

From the Series Graphic Myths and Legends

After finally winning the decade-long war against the Trojans, Odysseus, captain of the Greek Army, only has to guide his men back home, across the sea. Yet the journey will prove just as… Read More →

  • Lexile: 640
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 741.5'973
Fall 2019

Once Upon a Fairy Tale Craft

From the Series Happily Ever Crafter

Transform your home into a fairy tale kingdom with these terrific craft ideas. Readers can make a mermaid tail, frog prince treats, jeweled goblets, and more fairy tale–inspired creations… Read More →

  • Lexile: 920
  • Dewey: 745.5

On My Own Folklore — eBook Set

From the Series On My Own Folklore

Set

Folklore characters come to life in these magically illustrated titles. Each story shares both the facts and the fiction behind the tall tale and explains how the story became a part of folklore. Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $579.75
  • Your Price: $434.81
  • 15 titles

Origins: Urban Legends — Library Bound Set

From the Series Origins: Urban Legends

Set

Strange and spooky legends are explored in this nonfiction high/low series. Each book presents four topics related to one overarching subject—from superstitions to legendary creatures—and… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $111.96
  • Your Price: $83.97
  • 4 titles

Paul Bunyan

From the Series On My Own Folklore

Growing up, Paul Bunyan was always too big. Too big for the furniture. Too big for regular clothes. Too big to play with the other kids. But out among the tall trees in the great northern… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: 398.20973'02

Pecos Bill

From the Series On My Own Folklore

Folks might think Pecos Bill was nothing but trouble. After all, he was raised by coyotes in the Wild West. And he made friends with a gang of outlaws. But Bill had a heart of gold. All he… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: 398.2

Perseus: The Hunt for Medusa's Head [A Greek Myth]

From the Series Graphic Myths and Legends

Could a monster whose very look turns men to stone be a challenge too perilous even for the son of Zeus? King Polydectes has designs on Perseus' mother, Danaë. But first the king must get rid… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: 741.5'973