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Plays of America from American Folklore for Children / Edition 1

Plays of America from American Folklore for Children / Edition 1

by L.E. McCullough


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This book offers students and theatre groups a fresh, entertaining perspective on American folklore and history. The 25 original plays celebrate the diversity of American culture, with dramatizations of folktales from American Indian, African-American, Cajun, Hispanic, Irish-American, Scandinavian, Hawaiian, Korean, and Japanese sources.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781575250380
Publisher: Smith & Kraus, Inc.
Publication date: 05/01/1996
Series: Young Actors Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 5.39(w) x 8.49(h) x 0.41(d)
Age Range: 5 - 11 Years

About the Author

L. E. McCULLOUGH, PhD is an educator, playwright, composer, and ethnomusicologist whose studies in music and folklore have spanned cultures throughout the world. He is the author of twenty books of plays, monologues, and scenes for Smith and Kraus. L. E. now has 17 titles in print for young actors.

Table of Contents

Grades K-3:
How the People Got Fire
Let's Have a Hoedown!
The Cobbler's Pipe
Mr. And Mrs. Charlie T. Mule
Gluscabi and His Magic Game Bag
The Beggar in the Blanket
Patches Solves a Wedding Riddle
Magnus Fourpenny and the Black Bear Birthday Bash
The Laziest Girl in the world
Tillie Edelpickel's Sack of Lies
Grades 4:
The Glass Mountain
Return of the Red Phantom
The Honest Miller (El Molinero Honesto)
Shlemazl Goes to Paradise
The Most Expensive Bonnet in All Indiana
The Cobbler's Pipe

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