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The magic orange tree, and other Haitian folktales

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Published by Knopf : distributed by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tales,
  • Folklore

  • About the Edition

    A collection of folktales gathered by the author in Haiti with comments on Haitian folklore.

    Edition Notes

    Statementcollected [and told] by Diane Wolkstein ; drawings by Elsa Henriquez
    ContributionsHenriquez, Elsa
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ8.1.W84 Mag
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 212 p. :
    Number of Pages212
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24778902M
    ISBN 100394833902, 0394933907
    LC Control Number77015003

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Story and commentary are excerpted with permission from The Magic Orange Tree and Other Haitian Folktales, by Diane Wolkstein, Shocken: NYC, Purchasing information available at About the Contributor.

A diverting collection of folktales, made all the more delightful by the fact that I was staying in a Haitian village when I read them.

One of the guesthouse workers recited to me over a shared bottle of Prestige his own version of "The Magic Orange Tree", and it was fun to match up the similarities and differences from what Wolkstein writes /5(14).

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About The Magic Orange Tree. When Diane Wolkstein, herself a well-known storyteller traveled throughout the Haitian countryside in search of stories, she harvested a rich collection of twenty-seven tales, each of which is illuminated by fascinating introductory notes.

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Wolkstein will display some of its treasure on Saturday at a celebration for the release of her CD “The Magic Orange Tree and Other Haitian Folktales” (Roomful of Sky Records). Part of its sales will go toward relief efforts in Haiti, as will raffle proceeds at the event%.

The magic orange tree, and other Haitian folktales The magic orange tree, and other Haitian folktales by Wolkstein, Diane; Henriquez, Elsa. Publication date Topics Tales, Folklore Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by AltheaB on September 8, SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages: The Magic Orange Tree: And Other Haitian Folktales by Diane Wolkstein starting at $ The Magic Orange Tree: And Other Haitian Folktales has 1 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace.

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Diane Wolkstein has been teaching, performing, and writing for over thirty-five years. She is the author of numerous award-winning books of folklore, including "The Magic Orange Tree, and Other Haitian Folktales" and "Inanna, Queen of Heaven and Earth: Her Stories and Hymns from Sumer.".

Jacques Fleury Spare Change News It was a beautiful sunny day in the forest of Carfou, a small town in the outskirts of Port-au-Prince, Haiti’s capital city. The birds were chirping and the trees were swaying in a sing-song sort of way.

Di Dim, a local farmer, strolled down the winding dirt road, occasionally stumbling. The magic orange tree, and other Haitian folktales Item Preview The magic orange tree, and other Haitian folktales by Diane Wolkstein. Publication date Topics Tales -- Haiti., Folklore -- Haiti.

Publisher Schocken Books Collection Internet Archive Books. Scanned in : New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Ex-Library. Very Good +. Crisp, clean, former owner's name on small sticker inside front cover.

Minimal library marking. Final section has songs and music. Sturdy binding Illustrated with b&w line drawings and a photograph. Diane Wolkstein’s The Magic Orange Tree: and Other Haitian Folktales is a collection of 27 folktales that give the readers a glimpse into Haiti’s culture, its beliefs and customs.

One of the favorites in the book was The Magic Orange Tree story, but there were several the my kids asked me to read again. When Diane Wolkstein’s book, The Magic Orange Tree and other Haitian Folktales was published init became a favorite among American storytellers in the early years of a storytelling renaissance in which I have been privileged to participate.

Sitting with Diane at a story event in Appalachia inshe insisted I learn the song the way she’d heard it in Haiti, and gave. The Magic Orange Tree: and Other Haitian Folktales [Wolkstein, Diane] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The Magic Orange Tree: and Other Haitian Folktales Heritage Month Parents As Teachers Growing Tree Haiti Book Recommendations. All too often in the midst of the reporting on Haiti, we hear that the country is the poorest nation in the Western Hemisphere.

Seldom do students learn about the long history of U.S. involvement in Haiti which has directly contributed to that poverty and challenges today. Nor do they learn that Haiti's revolution of independence was the only one in the western hemisphere to result in freedom.

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ISBN Paperback. $ Reviewed by Bob Corbett May, Ti Malice is the bad boy of Haitian folk literature -- a trickster, crook, hustler, wheedler. Haitian/Haitian American Curriculum - Seventh Grade Language Arts Lesson Plan “Bye-Bye” A Haitian Folk Tale from The Magic Orange TreeContent/Theme: Haitian FolktalesGrade Level: Seventh GradeTextbook Connection: Prentice Hall Literature Timeless Voices, Timeless Themes - Bronze Level, “How the Snake Got Poison,” pg.

Primary Benchmarks:• L.A The student will compare. You can find all posts under the Following Folktales label, or you can follow the series on Facebook.

I was tempted to read The Magic Orange Tree for Haiti - but in the end, I decided to pick a less well-known and well-read book by a Haitian storyteller instead. Most of the American storytelling community is very familiar with Diane Wolkstein's Author: A Tarkabarka Hölgy.

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Diane Wolkstein-THE MAGIC ORANGE TREE & OTHER HAITIAN FOLKTALES ()-NF/VG+. $ Subject: Americana. $ shipping. Articles Americana. (shelved 1 time as haiti-voodoo) avg rating — 3, ratings — published - This humorous tale, (first published in Diane Wolkstein's collection The Magic Orange Tree and Other Haitian Folktales) is a wonderful way to introduce children to Haiti’s popular characters: the gullible Bouki and the cunning Malice.

Haitian/Haitian American Curriculum - Eighth Grade Language Arts Lesson Plan “Owl” A Haitian Folk Tale from The Magic Orange TreeContent/Theme: Haitian FolktalesGrade Level: Eighth GradeTextbook Connection: Prentice Hall Literature Timeless Voices, Timeless Themes - Silver Level, “Brer Possum’s Dilemma” pg.

Primary Benchmarks: • L.A The student will compare and. The Magic Orange Tree: Diane Wolkstein in Haiti () that eventually became the classic book "The Magic Orange Tree and Other Haitian.

The Magic Orange Tree: and Other Haitian Folktales When Diane Wolkstein, herself a well-known storyteller traveled throughout the Haitian countryside in search of stories, she harvested a rich collection of twenty-seven tales, each of which is illuminated by fascinating introductory notes.

"I'm Tipingee, She's Tipingee, We're Tipingee Too" from The Magic Orange Tree and other Haitian Folktales collected by Diane Wolkstein, Alfred A. The Magic Orange Tree and Other Haitian Folktales by Diane Wolkstein. The Twins and the Bird of Darkness: A Hero Tale from the Caribbean by Robert D.

San Souci. Under the Moon & Over the Sea: A Collection of Caribbean Poems compiled by John Agard and Grace Nichols. Where the Flame Trees Bloom by Alma Flor Ada. Bulletin Board. Diane Wolkstein collected this Haitian Cinderella story in her book of Haitian folklore, The Magic Orange Tree.

There in Wolkstein’s book the story of Philamandré is titled “One My Darling, Come to Mama.” The version my grandmother tells has a troll while the Haitian story has a devil instead of a troll. Diane Wolkstein has been teaching, performing, and writing for over thirty-five years. She is the author of numerous award-winning books of folklore, including The Magic Orange Tree, and Other Haitian Folktales and Inanna, Queen of Heaven and Earth: Her Stories and Hymns from Sumer.

Known for her meticulous research as well as her great range as a performer, Ms. Wolkstein traveled to 4/4(4). Two Donkeys, in The Magic Orange Tree and Other Haitian Folktales by Diane Wolkstein.

Knopf, Two donkeys change themselves into people for better treatment, but the jenny gets absorbed in housework and forgets to become herself again.

The Wolf and the Seven Little Kids, in Fairy Tales by Jacob Grimm and Wilhelm Grimm. Various editions. A FEW OTHER EVENTS FOR NOVEMBER Happy birthday Diane Wolkstein (The Magic Orange Tree and Other Haitian Folktales, Esther's Story) and Bob Barner (Dem Bones, Dinosaur Bones).The Mayflower Compact, the first governing document of Plymouth Colony, was signed on this day in.

Diane Wolkstein has been teaching, performing, and writing for over thirty-five years. She is the author of numerous award-winning books of folklore, including The Magic Orange Tree, and Other Haitian Folktales and Inanna, Queen of Heaven and Earth: Her Stories and Hymns from Sumer.

Known for her meticulous research as well as her great range as a performer, Ms. Wolkstein traveled to Australia 4/5(3).Diane Wolkstein has been teaching, performing, and writing for over thirty-five years. She is the author of numerous award-winning books of folklore, including The Magic Orange Tree, and Other Haitian Folktales and Inanna, Queen of Heaven and Earth: Her Stories and Hymns from Sumer.

Known for her meticulous research as well as her great range as a performer, Ms. Wolkstein traveled to Australia.Author of The Banza, The magic orange tree, and other Haitian folktales, Inanna, Esther's story, The Red Lion, The First Love Stories, White wave, Step by stepWritten works: Esther's Story, The Glass Mountain, Step By Step, The Banza a Haitian Story, White Wave.