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Instructional Media Center: Myths and Legends

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Legends

  • Eagle Walking Turtle. Full moon stories : thirteen native American legends. F Ea38f
  • Farley, Carol. The king's secret : the legend of King Sejong. F F2285k
  • Keats, Ezra Jack. John Henry, an American legend. 398.73 J613K
  • Kellog, Steven. Pecos Bill : a tall tale. 398.73 P339K
  • Melzack, Ronald. Raven, creator of the world. 398.798 M499r
  • Mobley, Jane. The star husband. 398.701 M713s
  • Picard, Barbara L. Tales of ancient Persia. 398.55 P58t
  • Politi, Leo. Three stalks of corn. E P759t
  • Sawyer, Ruth. Dietrich of Berne and the dwarf king Laurin; hero tales of the Austrian Tirol. 398.436 Sa97d
  • Schiller, Barbara. The kitchen knight. 398.42 Ar77s
  • Seredy, Kate. The white stag.  F Se66w
  • Serraillier, Ian. Robin and his merry men : ballads of Robin Hood. 398.42 R552Sr
  • Serraillier, Ian. Robin in the greenwood. 398.42 R552S
  • Tolstoy, Leo. Russian stories and legends. 398.47 T588r
  • Young, Ed. The sons of the Dragon King : a Chinese legend. 398.51 Y84d

Myths ... A-H

  • Allan, Tony.  Gods of sun and sacrifice : Aztec & Maya myth. 398.728 Al54g
  • Allan, Tony.  Lost realms of gold : South American myth. 398.80 Al52l
  • Allan, Tony.  Titans and Olympians : Greek & Roman myth. 292 Al52t
  • Albert, Burton. Journey of the nightly jaguar : inspired by an ancient Mayan myth. 398.728 Al14j
  • Alexander, Ellen. Llama and the great flood : a folktale from Peru. 299 Al27l
  • Anderson, David A. The origin of life on earth : an African creation myth. 398.66 An23o
  • Auerback, Loren. Sagas of the Norsement : Viking and German myth. 293 Au33s
  • Berndt, Catherine H. Pheasant and kingfisher : originally told by Nganalgindja in the Gunwinggu language. 398.94 B457p
  • Bernstein, Margery. Coyote goes hunting for fire : a California Indian myth. 398.701 B458c
  • Bernstein, Margery. Earth Namer : a California Indian myth. 398.701 B458e
  • Bernstein, Margery. How the sun made a promise and kept it : a California Indian myth. 398.701 B458h
  • Bernstein, Margery. The summer maker : an Ojibway Indian myth. 398.701 B458s
  • Bierhorst, John. Black rainbow : legends of the Incas and myths of ancient Peru. 398.85 B561r
  • Bierhorst, John. The mythology of Mexico and Central America. 398.72 B561m
  • Brodsky, Beverly. Sedna : an Eskimo myth. 398.798 M143s
  • Climo, Shirley. Atalanta's race : a Greek myth. 292 C614a
  • Crespo, George. How Iwariwa the cayman learned to share. 398.87 C865h
  • Crespo, George. How the sea began : a Taino myth. 398.87 C865hs
  • Delacre, Lulu. Golden tales : myths, legends, and folktales from Latin America. 398.728 D371g
  • Evslin, Bernard. The Hydra. 292 Ev78hy
  • Farmer, Penelope. Arrow to the sun : a Pueblo Indian tale 398.701 M143a
  • French, Fiona. Lord of the animals : a Miwok Indian creation myth. 398.701 F8871
  • Goble, Paul. Remaking the earth : a creation story from the Great Plains of North America. 398.701 G358re
  • Heroes of the dawn : Celtic myth 398.4 F629h
  • Hillerman, Tony. The boy who made dragonfly : a Zuni myth. 299.701 H557b
  • Hodges, Margaret. Baldur and the mistletoe : a myth of the Vikings. 293 H666b
  • Hodges, Margaret. Persephone and the springtime : a Greek myth. 292 H666p
  • Hodges, Margaret. The Gorgon's head : a myth from the isles of Greece. 292 H666g
  • Huffstetler, Edward W. Tales of Native America. 398.701 H872t
  • Hulpach, Vladimír. American Indian tales and legends. 398.701 H879

Myths ... I-Z

  • Jackson, Ellen B. The precious gift  : a Navaho creation myth. 398.701 J133p
  • Jaffe, Nina. The golden flower : a Taino myth from Puerto Rico. 398.729 J18g
  • Kerrigan, Michael. The diamond path : Tibetan and Mongolian myth. 398.157 K468d
  • Lattimore, Deborah Nourse. Why there is no arguing in heaven : a Mayan myth. 398.728 L356w
  • Lewis, Richard. All of you was singing. 398.72 L588a
  • Lilly, Melinda. Kwan and the lazy sun : a San Myth. 398.68 L628k
  • Lucas, Alice. Mga kuwentong bayan = Folk stories from the Phillippines. 398.92 L962f
  • Marriott, Gerald. Alice. Plains Indian mythology. 299.701 M349p
  • Matthews, Caitlin. The blessing seed  a creation myth for the new millenium. 222 M432b
  • McCaughrean, Geraldine. The golden hoard : myths and legends of the world. 398.2 M128g
  • McDermott, Gerald. Arrow to the sun : Pueblo Indian tale. 398.701 M143a
  • McDermott, Gerald. Musicians of the sun. 398.72 M143m
  • Mikolaycak, Charles. Orpheus. 292 M589o
  • Moore, C. J. Ishtar and Tammuz : a Babylonian myth of the seasons 294 M781i
  • Norman, Howard. Northern tales : traditional stories of Eskimo and Indian peoples. 398.701 N784n
  • Passes, David. Dragons : truth, myth, and legend.  398.2 P267d
  • Phillips, Charles. The eternal cycle : Indian myth. 294 P541e
  • Phillips, Charles. Forests of the vampire : Slavic myth. 398.47 P541f
  • San Souci, Robert D. Cut from the same cloth : American women of myth, legend, and tall tale. 398.21 Sa54c
  • Silverberg, Barbara. Phoenix feathers; a collection of mythical monsters 398.2 Si32p
  • Tomaino, Sarah F. Persephone, bringer of spring. 292 T59p
  • Waldherr, Kris. Persephone and the pomegranate : a myth from Greece
  • Wells, Rosemary. Max and Ruby's first Greek Myth : Pandora's box. E W462mrp
  • Wells, Rosemary. Max and Ruby's Midas : another Greek myth.  E W462mrm