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American Folktales


Folktales, tall tales, and urban legends, from Native Americans and other cultures of North America.


A Baker's Dozen

Brer Bear's House

Brer Rabbit and the Tar Baby

Brer Rabbit Earns a Dollar a Minute

Brer Rabbit Falls Down a Well

Chicken Little

Co-Chin and the Seasons

Coyote Spills the Stars

Even a Grass Plant can Become Someone if it Tries

Fiddlers' Duel

Gingerbread Man

How Glooskap Made the Birds

Little Burnt-Face, Part 1: The Great Chief's Test

Little Burnt-Face, Part 2: A String of Rainbows

Origin of Fire

Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox

Rip Van Winkle

The Bird Wife

The Boy and Girl in the Clouds

The Boy Who Was Saved by Thoughts

The Gift of the Magi

The Headless Horseman and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

The Toad and The Boy

What the Man in the Moon Did



Smiling Rabbit


    African Folktales
    American Folktales
    Asian Folktales
    European Folktales
    Latin American Folktales
    Middle Eastern Folktales
    Oceanic Folktales
    Myths and Legends

Highlighted Folktales


The Egyptian Cinderella

The Man Who Never Lied


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