African Myths

African Myths

by Eleanora E Tate

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Anthology of African myths for reluctant readers. Includes 18 selections in six categories—Creation, Death, Gods and Mortals, Tricksters, How and Why, and Right and Wrong.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781563121937
Publisher: Perfection Learning Corporation
Publication date: 01/01/1993
Series: Retold Myths & Folktales
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 131
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Lexile: 660L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Map of Africa
How Nambi Gained Her Beloved - Uganda3
Obatala Creates the World - Yoruba11
Heart Finds a Home - Uganda19
Death and the River King - Togo27
Walumbe's Revenge - Uganda34
Why Folks Must Die - Zulu40
Gods and Mortals
The Poor-Minded Servant - Ashanti47
How People Came to Be Different - Yoruba53
The Man Who Argued with God - Chagga60
Tortoise Cracks His Shell - Universal67
Brother Spider Gets Stuck - Hausa74
Hare Causes Big Trouble - Swahili81
How and Why
How Lightning Came to Be - Nigeria91
Why Mosses and Vines Grow on Trees - Bambara97
Why the Bat Sleeps Upside Down - Kono104
Right and Wrong
The Snake and the Princess - Congo111
The Moon Prince - Sotho119
Point of View - Mende128

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