Southern Jack Tales

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Donald Davis grew up in the mountains of western North Carolina hearing stories that most American children have never heard. He did not know he was hearing anything special, but he was, in fact, learning a number of stories that came to America through Scots-Irish immigrants and were still common family stories even in the early 1950s.

A collection of thirteen Jack tales from the southern Appalachian Mountains, including "The Time Jack Told a Big Tale," "The Time ...

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Overview

Donald Davis grew up in the mountains of western North Carolina hearing stories that most American children have never heard. He did not know he was hearing anything special, but he was, in fact, learning a number of stories that came to America through Scots-Irish immigrants and were still common family stories even in the early 1950s.

A collection of thirteen Jack tales from the southern Appalachian Mountains, including "The Time Jack Told a Big Tale," "The Time Jack Cured the Doctor," and "The Time Jack Stole the Cows."

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780874835007
  • Publisher: August House Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 12/28/2005
  • Pages: 217
  • Sales rank: 1,381,203
  • Age range: 10 - 18 Years
  • Product dimensions: 5.45 (w) x 8.45 (h) x 0.63 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 29, 2000

    Adventure tales for all ages

    These traditional tales work for all ages. They are basically adventure tales, but they have something to say about human nature. I like that they come from an oral tradition that is hundreds of years old, but are lively and relevant today.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 17, 2000

    You gotta get this book!!!

    This book is great! Jack has great problem solving skills...they are hilairous, but get the job done. The aurthor does a great job with the southern accent Jack speaks, I'm from North Carolina and I've heard it all... This is my all time favorite book!!!

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