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World Folktales --- Table of Contents 

Region/Culture                                Title    

                                                

Eastern Europe 

  •             Russian                      Vasillissa the Brave  
  •             Armenian                   The Contest
  •             Jewish                        Zlateh the Goat
  •             Jewish                        Strudel, Strudel, Strudel

           

Europe

  •             English                       Jack and the Beanstalk
  •             Spanish                      The Beautiful Butterfly

 

Africa

  •           West African                The Leopard’s Drum
  •           Malian                         The Magic Gourd
  •           Unspecified                  Rabbit Makes a Monkey of Lion

 

Asia    

  •             Chinese                       The Dragon Prince                   
  •             Japanese                    Three Samurai Cats
  •             Korean                        The Princess and the Beggar
  •             Indian                          One Grain of Rice
  •             Indian                          The Rumor
  •             Indonesian                  The Gift of the Crocodile

 

Middle East

  •             Unspecified                   What about Me? 

 

North America

  •             African American         Bruh Rabbit and the Tar Baby
  •                                                      Girl
  •             Hispanic                        Juan Verdades
  •             Native American           Sootface: An Ojibwa Cinderella
  •             Native American           Mystic Horse (a Pawnee tale)
  •             Native American           How Chipmunk Got His Stripes
  •             Regional                       The Green Gourd (N.C. folktale)

 

Central/South American

  •          Cuban                            The Bossy Gallito
  •          Caribbean                      Cedrillon
  •          Peruvian                        Love and Roast chicken

   Reflections: What I Learned