Famous Legends: Sets 1 – 2
Legends are a significant part of many cultures around the world, which is why some have been passed down hundreds of years. They’re also essential to literary studies and promote both creative and critical thinking. This absorbing series, which includes tales of Robin Hood, Dracula, Johnny Appleseed, and Paul Bunyan, truly has something for everyone. Whether readers have never heard of the legend or are familiar with its characters, each retelling is an engaging and imaginative experience replete with beautiful images that aid in reading comprehension. Readers will also discover the background stories of many of these tales are rooted in history.
• Appealing topics will attract reluctant readers
• “Inside Story” fact boxes offer surprising complementary information about each legend
• Folktales and myths are literary traditions featured in the English Language Arts Common Core standards