America's Oddest Legends

America's Oddest Legends

Book - 2016 | First edition.
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"America isn't old when compared to other countries, but it has its fair share of odd myths and legends. From the myths of Pecos Bill to the Legend of Sleepy Hollow, our history has quirks and stories spanning all 50 states in the union. Readers explore the dark depths of storytelling in this exciting book filled with high-interest tales of American legends. Full-color photographs and freaky graphics help tell the tales that terrified or just plain weirded out American children for generations in certain cities or states." -- Amazon.com.
Publisher: New York : Gareth Stevens Publishing, 2016.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9781482440317
1482440318
9781482440331
1482440334
Characteristics: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
Contents: Great American legends
Monsters and cryptids
The Jersey Devil
American ghost legends
Blackbeard's ghost
The legend of Sleepy Hollow
Wild Wisconsin
A man larger than life
Pecos Bill and Slue-Foot Sue
Legends on the rails
Creepy creature legends
Keeping legends alive.
Summary: "America isn't old when compared to other countries, but it has its fair share of odd myths and legends. From the myths of Pecos Bill to the Legend of Sleepy Hollow, our history has quirks and stories spanning all 50 states in the union. Readers explore the dark depths of storytelling in this exciting book filled with high-interest tales of American legends. Full-color photographs and freaky graphics help tell the tales that terrified or just plain weirded out American children for generations in certain cities or states." -- Amazon.com.
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