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In a land where animals talk, ghosts marry, and rocks and streams are magical, anything is possible. . . . Newbery Honor Award-winner Laurence Yep has collected and retold 20 folktales originally recounted by Chinese-American immigrants as part of a 1930s WPA project. 1989 Boston Globe/Horn Book Honor Book for Non-Fiction.
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"Culled from 69 stories collected in a [1930s] WPA project, [these 20] tales are organized into sections with themes like 'Tricksters' or 'Virtues and Vices,' each with a thoughtful introduction placing the individual stories in the context of feelings and background of the original tellers. Yep's telling is vigorous, often poetic, im...