Erin Bouma's Recommended
FOLK AND FAIRY TALES
Mostly classroom reading and writing content in Myths, Folk Tales and Fairy tales.
Myths & Legends compiled by a teacher. Animal Legends; Native Legends, Tales that teach a lesson, Tales from around the world.
Mythography. Advanced reading texts and studies of Greek, Roman and Celtic Myth in Art.
A wealth of encyclopedic Regional Folklore and Mythology sources. Example: 5 for Russian; 20 for U.S.
Large assortment of texts. Tall Tales:Brer Rabbit, Paul Bunyan; Spooky Stories: The Devil, Ghost stories; Myths and Legends: Heroes and Villians, Legendary Women; Children’s Stories: Folksongs, Bedtime Stories, Tongue Twisters; Folklore by State; Native American Tales; Campfire Stories & Songs. Lesson Plans and ESL.
Vast archive listing of Traditional Hindi and Christian text stories, tales, fables, activities and games from Delhi, India.
A book with a reprint of 209 Brothers Grimm tales.
12 Brothers Grimm stories from 1914 translation.
Online ESL Literary Library – 50 tales from around the world (India, Scandinavia, Europe, Russia, China & Japan) plus old favorites, Aesop’s Fables.
Topical listing of a hundred Fables, Fairy Tales and Folklore: Nordic, European, Asian, Folklore Studies, Greek Cycles, Fable Fun and Fantastic Tales. Some stories and some analysis.
32 European Folk tales written in simple text and illustrated colorfully by children.
60 well-written traditional and other folktales.
25 fairy tales with Story Board Discussion Forum.
Windows to the Universe: Stories and Folktales from Tribal Groups. Begin-Inter-Advan levels.
21 Russian Fairy Tales with short/long versions.
11 short (some illustrated) original, student-written fables and material on Aesop.
Ghost stories from the American South – in text and streaming audio. Large archive.
Generosity of Spirit Site – 50 uplifting tales from all over the world for moral education.
Comprehensive Electronic Collection of texts, thematically arranged: from tales about Bald Men to Vampire/Ghost stories from Russia.
“New Takes on Old Tales” – Research and Writing activity to update traditional folk/fairytales.
Links to Fairy Tales, Rhymes, Fables & Myths Sites, some with lesson plans for children.
Folktale Unit contents for elementary children.
Fairy Tale Unit contents for elementary children.