Folklore are stories from a variety of cultures that have been passed down through word of mouth and eventually recorded in the written word. The Children’s Department has a variety of folklore and folktales to choose from. Check out the nonfiction section J398.2. You can also check the “Tales” section of the picture book collection.
Browse through the slides below for several choices of folklore/folktale books.
Click on the title’s cover to find the book in the patron catalog.
Please note that the slider will advance on its own. You may also hover over one of the covers, click the left mouse button and move the mouse to the left or right to quickly scroll through the selections.
Please note that many of these stories are in picture book format, but are lengthier reads with several at a 4th grade reading level or higher.