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The Resource Peace tales : world folktales to talk about, [compiled] by Margaret Read MacDonald ; [illustrated by Zobra Anasazi]

Peace tales : world folktales to talk about, [compiled] by Margaret Read MacDonald ; [illustrated by Zobra Anasazi]

Label
Peace tales : world folktales to talk about
Title
Peace tales
Title remainder
world folktales to talk about
Statement of responsibility
[compiled] by Margaret Read MacDonald ; [illustrated by Zobra Anasazi]
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A collection of folktales from cultures around the world, reflecting different aspects of war and peace
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
398.2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Interest level
MG
LC call number
PZ8.1
LC item number
.P3145 1992
Literary form
non fiction
Reading level
4.2
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1940-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • MacDonald, Margaret Read
  • Anasazi, Zobra
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Tales
  • Folklore
  • War
  • Peace
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Peace tales : world folktales to talk about, [compiled] by Margaret Read MacDonald ; [illustrated by Zobra Anasazi]
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 103-112) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Ass's shadow, an Aesop fable
  • Snipe and the mussel, a tale from China
  • Fighting leads to losses, a tale from India -- How the short-ears conquered the long-ears, an historical legend from Polynesia
  • Total devastation : the war between the sandpipers and the whales, a tale from the Marshall Islands
  • Fear greater than war : the black hound, a tale from India
  • Stubbornness : two goats on the bridge, a tale from Russia
  • Suspicion : the neighbor's shifty son, a tale from China
  • Fear : a dervish hosts the mullah, a Sufi tale
  • Following an unwise leader : reaching for the moon, a tale from Tibet
  • Acting in anger : strength, a Limba tale from West Africa
  • Escalation : not our problem, a tale from Burma and Thailand
  • Glory of war : a man with no brain, a tale from Algeria
  • Weapon beyond control : the weapon, a Kathlamet tale from the Pacific Northwest
  • Repaying evil with kindness : a lesson for kings, a Jataka tale from India
  • Helping one another : heaven and hell, a tale from China
  • Righting a wrong : a blind man catches a bird, a Ndebele tale from Zimbabwe
  • Building bridges : Old Joe and the carpenter, a tale from the United States
  • Agreeing to get along : two foxes, a tale from Appalachia
  • Working together : lifting the sky, a Skagit tale from the Pacific Northwest
  • Peacemaking technique #1 : halving the cookie, American folk advice
  • Peacemaking technique #2 : the argument sticks, an Iroquois tale
  • Peacemaking technique #3 : looking your enemy in the eye, an American family custom
  • Voice of reason : Buddha prevents a war, a tale from India
  • Cooperation : two goats on a bridge, a tale from Eastern Europe
  • Turning conflict into debate : the battle, a coyote story by a Native American author
  • Choosing peace : the rose prince, a tale from Romania
  • Legend of Avalokitesvara, a tale from India
  • Holding up the sky, a tale from China
  • Understanding : how friendship began among birds, a tale from Burma
  • Patience : the lion's whisker, a Somali tale from Ethiopia
  • Control of temper : temper, a Zen tale
  • Identifying with your opponent : the advice of Hatim al-Asamm, a Sufi anecdote
  • Understanding through the arts : music to soothe the savage beast, an historical legend from Japan
  • Consideration : slops, a tale from Wales
  • Intervention : Nansen cuts the cat in two, a Zen tale
Control code
ocm25549182
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xi, 116 pages
Isbn
9780208023292
Lccn
92008994 /AC
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
398.358 P313 ; P ; XX-JN/XX-JHN ; (SMS) ; SJ (Local) ; SYS8-02BT4 ; SCHM1002.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o25549182
  • (Sirsi) o25549182
  • (Sirsi)727918
Label
Peace tales : world folktales to talk about, [compiled] by Margaret Read MacDonald ; [illustrated by Zobra Anasazi]
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 103-112) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Ass's shadow, an Aesop fable
  • Snipe and the mussel, a tale from China
  • Fighting leads to losses, a tale from India -- How the short-ears conquered the long-ears, an historical legend from Polynesia
  • Total devastation : the war between the sandpipers and the whales, a tale from the Marshall Islands
  • Fear greater than war : the black hound, a tale from India
  • Stubbornness : two goats on the bridge, a tale from Russia
  • Suspicion : the neighbor's shifty son, a tale from China
  • Fear : a dervish hosts the mullah, a Sufi tale
  • Following an unwise leader : reaching for the moon, a tale from Tibet
  • Acting in anger : strength, a Limba tale from West Africa
  • Escalation : not our problem, a tale from Burma and Thailand
  • Glory of war : a man with no brain, a tale from Algeria
  • Weapon beyond control : the weapon, a Kathlamet tale from the Pacific Northwest
  • Repaying evil with kindness : a lesson for kings, a Jataka tale from India
  • Helping one another : heaven and hell, a tale from China
  • Righting a wrong : a blind man catches a bird, a Ndebele tale from Zimbabwe
  • Building bridges : Old Joe and the carpenter, a tale from the United States
  • Agreeing to get along : two foxes, a tale from Appalachia
  • Working together : lifting the sky, a Skagit tale from the Pacific Northwest
  • Peacemaking technique #1 : halving the cookie, American folk advice
  • Peacemaking technique #2 : the argument sticks, an Iroquois tale
  • Peacemaking technique #3 : looking your enemy in the eye, an American family custom
  • Voice of reason : Buddha prevents a war, a tale from India
  • Cooperation : two goats on a bridge, a tale from Eastern Europe
  • Turning conflict into debate : the battle, a coyote story by a Native American author
  • Choosing peace : the rose prince, a tale from Romania
  • Legend of Avalokitesvara, a tale from India
  • Holding up the sky, a tale from China
  • Understanding : how friendship began among birds, a tale from Burma
  • Patience : the lion's whisker, a Somali tale from Ethiopia
  • Control of temper : temper, a Zen tale
  • Identifying with your opponent : the advice of Hatim al-Asamm, a Sufi anecdote
  • Understanding through the arts : music to soothe the savage beast, an historical legend from Japan
  • Consideration : slops, a tale from Wales
  • Intervention : Nansen cuts the cat in two, a Zen tale
Control code
ocm25549182
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xi, 116 pages
Isbn
9780208023292
Lccn
92008994 /AC
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
398.358 P313 ; P ; XX-JN/XX-JHN ; (SMS) ; SJ (Local) ; SYS8-02BT4 ; SCHM1002.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o25549182
  • (Sirsi) o25549182
  • (Sirsi)727918

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