Top Ten Tuesday #5: Top 10 Books I would use in my Rabbit Ears Book Club.


Blog 8 Top Ten Tuesday
Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created at The Broke and the Bookish.

 

Each week there’s a different Top Ten list. It’s a great way to find and connect with other awesome bloggers.

 

So today’s Top Ten Tuesday theme is my top 10 Books I Would Use in my Rabbit Ears Book Club!

 

So, here’s my top 10 Books I would use in my Rabbit Ears Book Club!

 

1. The Fool and the Flying Ship

The Fool and the Flying Ship (1991)

This would definitely be a great book for anyone who wants to study Russian folktales and also discuss about the importance of friendship.

 

2.  John Henry

John Henry (1992)

This would be a great book to discuss about tall tales and about industrialism in general.

 

3. East of the Sun West of the Moon

East of the Sun West of the Moon  (1991)

An excellent book to discuss about what true love is all about and also if you like to read folktales from Norway, this is definitely a great story to read!

4. Pecos Bill

Pecos Bill (1988)

This would be an excellent book to discuss about western tall tales and comparing and contrasting different retellings of Pecos Bill!

5. The Emperor and the Nightingale

The Emperor and the Nightingale (1987)

If you love reading folktales from China or if you love reading any of Hans Christian Anderson’s stories, this is definitely one story that is worth discussing!

6. Follow the Drinking Gourd

Follow the Drinking Gourd Book Cover

This would be an excellent book to discuss about the Underground Railroad and also give us a historical account on slavery.

7. Anansi

Anansi Book Cover

This would definitely be great read for anyone who is interested in Jamaican folktales and this also gives us a good compare and contrast between all the Anansi stories being told.

8. Paul Bunyan

Paul Bunyan Book Cover

This is a great book to discuss about the lumber industry and about environmentalism.

9. Koi and the Kola Nuts

Koi and the Kola Nuts (1991)

This would be a great book to discuss about African folktales and about the importance of showing respect towards other people when needed.  Also, this book would be great to discuss about how it is important to help others in their times of need!

10. Princess Scargo and the Birthday Pumpkin

Princess Scargo and the Birthday Pumpkin (1992)

This would be a great book to discuss about Native American folktales and we could also discuss about sacrificing the things you love the most in order to save other people you care about.

So, what Rabbit Ears stories would you use in your book club? Please feel free to comment!

 

Posted on Tuesday, January 27, 2015.

 

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