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The Colorful World of Latino Folktales

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Mexican Folktales

Borreguita and the Coyote by Verna Aardema

Pedro and the Padre by Verna Aardema

Half-Chicken by Alma Flor Ada

Domitila: A Cinderella tale from the Mexican tradition by Jewell Reinhart Coburn

Adelita by Tomie dePaola

The Legend of the Poinsettia by Tomie dePaola

Cuckoo by Lois Ehlert

El Cucuy! by Joe Hayes

The Day it Snowed Tortillas by Joy Hayes

Juan Verdades: The Man Who Couldn't Tell a Lie by Joe Hayes

La Llorona: The Weeping Woman by Joe Hayes

The Tale of Rabbit and Coyote by Tony Johnston

The Runaway Tortilla by Eric A. Kimmel

The Harvest Birds by Blanca Lopez de Mariscal

Opossum and the Great Firemaker by Jan M. Mike

Juan Bobo Goes to Work by Marisa Montes

The Legend of Food Mountain by Harriet Rohmer

Central American Folktales

The Bossy Gallito by Lucia M. Gonzalez

The Hummingbird King: A Guatemalan Legend by Argentina Palacios

A Quetzalcoatl Tale of Chocolate by Marilyn Parke and Sharon Panik

Uncle Nacho's Hat by Harriet Rohmer

Rain Player by David Wisniewski

South American Folktales

Love and Roast Chicken by Barbara Knutson

The Sea Serpent's Daughter: A Brazilian Legend by Margaret Lippert

The Llama's Secret: A Peruvian Legend by Argentina Palacios

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