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The First Coconut Tree

In this pourquoi tale, a mother living on one of the islands in the Pacific Islands, is mystified when she bears a round child with no arms and no legs, but she tenderly raises the child until one day he asks to be buried in the sand, where he can grow (into the first coconut tree) and every part of him can be useful.
by
Nancy Bo Flood
Grade Level
3-5
Subject
Geography
Social Justice Domain
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Crocodile and Ghost Bat Have a Hullabaloo: An Australian Tale of Name-Calling

Although carefully planned at twilight so all animals can attend, things go terribly wrong during this walkabout. The group creates such a terrible hullabaloo that Namarrkun, the lightning man, is forced to show his strength.
by
Jeff Sapp
Grade Level
Social Justice Domain