American Stories
American Stories
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Your host, Mark Twain, introduces American Classics in storytelling and tall tales. Fantasy Theatre Factory performers add their own TALL dose of imagination as they act out stories that illustrate early American humor, determination and ingenuity. Indian Legends, Appalachian Folk Tales and other Tales from the South are brought to life right before your eyes!


Selections Include:

- The Jumping Frog of Calaveras County by Mark Twain

- High Diving by Alvin Schwartz

- Goober Patch inspired by African American Folktales

- Paul Bunyan by Esther Sheperd

- Turtles Race with Bear an Iroquois Legend


literacy incentive


creative writing


American Stories


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