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Legends

LegendsLegends are about people and their actions or deeds. They could be based on people that really lived and are mentioned in history, like Johnny Appleseed.There is usually an element of truth to them. The stories are told for a purpose and are based on facts, but they are not completely true

Arthur and the sword, retold by Robert Sabuda
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Brave bear and the ghosts: a Sioux legend, by Gloria Dominic 
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Blue frog: the legend of chocolate, by Dianne de Las Casas
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John Henry, by Julius Lester
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Johnny Appleseed: the legend and the truth, by Jane Yolen
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Johnny Appleseed: the story of a legend, by Will Moses 
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Paul Bunyan: a tall tale, retold by Steven Kellogg 
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Robin Hood and the golden arrow, retold by Robert San Souci 
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Saint George and the dragon, retold by Margaret Hodges
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Sir Gawain and the green knight, as told by Michael Morpurgo
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Thirteen moons on a turtle's back: a native American year of moons, by Joseph Bruchac
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