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From Sea to Shining Sea: A Treasury of…

From Sea to Shining Sea: A Treasury of American Folklore and Folk Songs (edition 1993)

by Amy Cohn (Editor), Molly Bang (Illustrator)

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A compilation of more than 140 folk songs, tales, poems, and stories telling the history of America and reflecting its multicultural society. Illustrated by award-winning artists.
Title:From Sea to Shining Sea: A Treasury of American Folklore and Folk Songs
Authors:Amy Cohn (Editor)
Other authors:Molly Bang (Illustrator)
Info:Scholastic (1993), Edition: First edition., 399 pages

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From Sea to Shining Sea: A Treasury of American Folklore and Folk Songs by Amy L. Cohn



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Amy L. Cohnprimary authorall editionscalculated
Bang, MollyIllustratorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Brown, MarciaIllustratorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Cooney, BarbaraIllustratorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Crews, DonaldIllustratorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Dillon, DianeIllustratorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Dillon, LeoIllustratorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Egielski, RichardIllustratorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Hyman, Trina SchartIllustratorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Lobel, AnitaIllustratorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Pinkney, JerryIllustratorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Schoenherr, JohnIllustratorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Simont, MarcIllustratorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Van Allsburg, ChrisIllustratorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Wiesner, DavidIllustratorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Young, EdIllustratorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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For my mother, who loves stories, and for my father, who loves words. You gave them both to me. -- A.L.C.
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The book you are about to begin is filled with American folklore. Just what is folklore? Simply, folklore is a story, a rhyme, a song, a saying passed down orally through the generations.
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A collection of 140 folktales, songs, poems, and essays features the words of Mark Twain, Virginia Hamilton, Walt Whitman, Stephen Foster, and Woody Guthrie and pays tribute to American folklore. 150,000 first printing. $250,000 ad/promo. BOMC Alt. History Bk Club Feat.
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