Tall Tale Stories
From the Set Stone Circle Stories: Culture and Folktales
People have been telling stories since the beginning of time--sharing them from one generation to the next. In Tall Tale Stories, readers will read four different exaggerated tales. Readers will recognize some of their favorite stories growing up and discover new ones from different cultures. Books include mature, complex themes at a low readability to engage struggling readers. Includes a table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, sidebars, educational matter, and activities.
|Interest Level||Grade 4 - Grade 8|
|Reading Level||Grade 2|
|ATOS Reading Level||3.0|
|Guided Reading Level||S|
|Publisher||45th Parallel Press|
|Available Formats||Reinforced book (9781534143463), Paperback (9781534140028), PDF (9781534141223), ePub (9781534145863), Hosted ebook (9781534142428), Kindle (9781534144668)|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Dimensions||7 x 9|
Author: Virginia Loh-Hagan
Dr. Virginia Loh-Hagan was born in the luckiest of all years, the Year of the Dragon. She’s an author, university professor, curriculum designer, and former elementary school teacher. She was inspired to write this story after doing author visits. Her young audiences wanted to know more about Chinese New Year! She lives in San Diego with one well-trained husband and two very naughty dogs.
- About the Author
- Introduction: Tall Tale Stories
- Chapter 1: Paul Bunyon and Babe the Blue Ox
- Chapter 2: Calamity Jane
- Chapter 3: John Henry
- Chapter 4: Captain Stormalong
- Challenge: Write Your Own Tale
- Consider This!
- Learn More!