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The last tales of Uncle Remus / as told by Julius Lester ; illustrated by Jerry Pinkney.

Lester, Julius. (Author). Pinkney, Jerry, (illi.).
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  • 17 of 17 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Flora-Monroe Twp PL - Flora J398.2 LES (Text) 50825010015328 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
Greentown Children's Library - Greentown 398.0J LESTER (Text) 75342000307260 Junior Non-Fiction Available -
Hagerstown Jefferson Twp PL - Hagerstown JUV 398.2 L (Text) 39213000241509 JUV Nonfiction Available -
Jay Co PL - Portland J398.2 L642l (Text) 76383000312706 Junior Non-Fiction Available -
Kendallville PL - Limberlost Branch KID PIC FOLKTALES (Text) 37516001952173 Kid Picture Folktales Available -
Knightstown PL - Knightstown J 398.2 LES (Text) 36334000008066 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
Lincoln Heritage PL - Dale Main Library J 398.2 LES (Text) 70743000040506 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
Montpelier Harrison Twp PL - Montpelier J 398.2 LES (Text) 76052000011866 MHTPLM Juvenile Reference Available -
Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library 398.208 LES (Text) 78551000076553 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library J 398.2 LES (Text) 39206017551696 J Non-Fiction Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 0803713037
  • ISBN: 0803713045 (lib. bdg.)
  • Physical Description: 156 pages : (some color) illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Dial, [1994]

Content descriptions

General Note:
On spine: 4.
Formatted Contents Note:
Why the cricket has elbows on his legs -- Why the earth is mostly water -- The origin of the ocean -- Brer Rabbit and Miss Nancy -- The old king and the new king -- Brer Bear comes to the community -- The snake -- A ghost story -- Brer Bear exposes Brer Rabbit -- Brer Rabbit teaches Brer Bear to comb his hair -- Why Brer Possum has no hair on his tail -- Why Brer Possum loves peace -- The baby who loved pumpkins -- Impty-Umpty and the blacksmith -- The angry woman -- Brer Rabbit throws a party -- Why Brer Fox's legs are black -- How the witch was caught -- The man who almost married a witch -- Why dogs are tame --How Tinktum Tidy recruited an army for the king -- Why guinea fowls are speckled -- Why the guineas stay awake -- Brer Fox and the white grapes -- Why the hawk likes to eat chickens -- The little boy and his dogs --The man and the wild cattle -- "Cutta Cord-la" -- Why Brer Bull growls and grumbles -- Brer Rabbit, King Polecat, and the gingercakes -- The fool -- How Brer Lion lost his hair -- The man and the boots -- Why the goat has a short tail -- Brer Buzzard and Brer Crow -- The blacksmith and the devil -- Why chickens scratch in the dirt -- Brer Rabbit and Aunt Nancy -- The adventures of Simon and Susanna.
Summary, etc.:
Retells the final adventures and misadventures of Brer Rabbit and his friends and enemies.
Target Audience Note:
720L Lexile
Subject: African Americans > Folklore.
Tales > United States.
African Americans > Folklore.
Animals > Folklore.
Folklore > United States.

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