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Title Jade and iron : Latin American tales from two cultures / translated by Hugh Hazelton ; edited by Patricia Aldana ; illustrated by Luis Garay.
Published Toronto ; Buffalo : Douglas & McIntyre, c1996.
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 TCC - Juvenile Collection  PZ8.1 .J33 1996    IN LIBRARY
Description 64 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm.
Note "A Groundwood book."
Contents The legend of Manioc : an Indian legend from southern Brazil / by Joel Ruffino dos Santos -- When mountains became gods : an Aztec legend from ancient Mexico / by Carlos Franco Sodja -- Maichak : a legend of the Pemon tribe of the plains of southern Venezuela / by the Ekaré Writers' Group -- Ñucu the worm : a story of the Chimane Indians of the Bolivian Amazon / by Jürgen Riester -- The gods of light : a legend of the Mapuche Indians of central Chile / by Alicia Morel -- How the opossum stole fire : a legend of the Cora Indians of western Mexico / by Fernando Benítez -- Devil's Gorge : an Indian legend of southern Chile / by Ana María Güiraldes -- The enchantress of Córdoba : a tale from colonial Mexico / by Francisco Serrano -- The black ship : a folktale from the island of Zapatera in Lake Nicaragua / by Pablo Antonio Cuadra -- The tears of Sombrero Grande : a Guatemalan folktale / by Luis Alfredo Arango -- Antonio and the thief : a folktale from Chile / by Saul Schkolnik -- Pedro Rimales, the healer : a folktale from Venezuela / by Rafael Rivero Oramas -- The horse of seven colors : a folktale from Guatemala / by Héctor Felipe Cruz Corzo -- Blanca and the wild man : a folktale from Venezuela / by Verónica Uribe and Carmen Diana Dearden.
Audience "Ages 7 and up"--Book jacket.
Subject Tales -- Latin America -- Juvenile literature.
Indians of South America -- Folklore -- Juvenile literature.
Indians of Mexico -- Folklore -- Juvenile literature.
Latin Americans -- Folklore -- Juvenile literature.
Related Names Hazelton, Hugh, 1946-
Aldana, Patricia, 1946-
Garay, Luis.
ISBN 0888992564
OCLC number 35563617