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The cow-tail switch : and other West African stories / by Harold Courlander and George Herzog ; drawings by Madye Lee Chastain.

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  • 10 of 10 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch J 398.2 COU (Text) 34207001170555 Juv Non-Fiction Available -
Alexandria-Monroe PL - Alexandria j398.2 COU (Text) 37521529710008 AMPL Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Danville-Center Twp PL - Danville J 398.209 COU (Text) 32604000032059 DCTPLD J Non-Fiction Available -
Indiana State Library - Indianapolis ISLI 398.2 C861CO (Text) 0000100410745 Indiana book Available -
Indiana State Library - Indianapolis ISLI 398.2 C861CO (Text) 0000100410752 Indiana book Available -
Kewanna-Union Twp PL - Kewanna Y-398.20 COU (Text) 35887000566702 Youth Non-Fiction Available -
Linton PL - Linton J 398.2 COU (Text) 30149000731736 Non-Fiction Juvenile Available -
Monon Town and Twp PL - Monon J 398 COU (Text) 36825000131514 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
Morgan Co PL - Eminence Branch 398.2326 COU (Text) 78551000345986 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
Pike Co PL - Winslow Branch j398.2 COUR (Text) 38651833148857 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 080500288X
  • ISBN: 0805002987 (pbk.) :
  • Physical Description: 143 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: 1st Henry Holt pbk. ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Henry Holt, 1986.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Newbery Honor Winner 1948.
Formatted Contents Note:
Fables and folk tales including Africa is Many Things -- Anansi and Nothing go Hunting for Wives -- Anansi's Fishing Expedition -- Ansige Karamba, the Glutton -- Younde goes to town -- Time -- Throw mountains -- Talk -- Singing Tortoise -- One you don't see coming -- Messenger to Maftam -- Kassa, the strong one -- Kaddo's wall -- Hungry sider and the turtle -- How Soko brought debt to Ashanti -- Guinea fowl and rabbit get justice -- Don't shake hands with everybody -- Cow-tail switch.
Target Audience Note:
Lexile: 720
720 Lexile.
Subject: Folklore > Africa, West.
Blacks > Folklore.

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