WorldCat Identities

Jacob, Murv

Overview
Works: 24 works in 56 publications in 1 language and 6,236 library holdings
Genres: Folklore  Juvenile works  Legends  Fiction  Poetry  Picture books 
Roles: Illustrator
Classifications: E99.C5, 398.2089975
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Murv Jacob
 
Most widely held works by Murv Jacob
The boy who lived with the bears : and other Iroquois stories by Joseph Bruchac( Book )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 1,327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a collection of traditional Iroquois tales in which animals learn about the importance of caring and responsibility and the dangers of selfishness and pride
How Turtle's back was cracked : a traditional Cherokee tale by Gayle Ross( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 911 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Turtle's shell is cracked when the wolves plot to stop his boastful ways
How Rabbit tricked Otter and other Cherokee trickster stories by Gayle Ross( Book )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and held by 869 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifteen traditional tales follow the adventures of Rabbit, the Cherokee trickster
The circle of thanks by Joseph Bruchac( Book )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fourteen poems with themes of thanksgiving and appreciation of nature, based in part on traditional Native American songs and prayers
The legend of the Windigo : a tale from native North America by Gayle Ross( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The villagers try to rid their woods of Windigo, a monster that eats the villagers and is made of stone, but Windigo leaves behind a lasting reminder of himself
Dog people : native dog stories by Joseph Bruchac( Book )

4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series of stories, set in the northern New England ten thousand years ago, about the special relationship between the Abenaki people and the dogs who were their faithful friends
How rabbit lost his tail : a traditional Cherokee legend by Deborah L Duvall( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Rabbit becomes jealous of Otter's beautiful coat, which causes his own beautiful tail to be ignored, he plots to steal the coat and become popular again
The opossum's tale : a grandmother story by Deborah L Duvall( Book )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this seventh volume of the Grandmother Stories, Si-qua the Opossum brags constantly about his tail until his neighbors can stand it no more. Something must be done about him! The prideful Si-qua is overcome by loss and despair when his outer beauty is suddenly gone. But an unexpected ally helps Si-qua discover powerful abilities within himself that will soon win the true admiration of his friends"--Page 2 of cover
Rabbit goes duck hunting : a traditional Cherokee legend by Deborah L Duvall( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rabbit's attempts to show off for his friend, Otter, lead him into trouble when he lassos a giant wood duck that flies off with Rabbit still hanging on to the rope
How medicine came to the people : a tale of the ancient Cherokees by Deborah L Duvall( Book )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When humans begin to hunt animals, the animals hold councils and decided to protect themselves by harming the people, but the plants, knowing that people took care of them, find a way to help
Rabbit and the bears by Deborah L Duvall( Book )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bored on a fall afternoon, Rabbit accompanies Bear when he sets off for the mountain where all the bears spend the winter in hibernation
Rabbit and the wolves by Deborah L Duvall( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rabbit wants to sing as well as Redbird does
The great ball game of the birds and animals by Deborah L Duvall( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Bear and Terrapin tell two small furry animals that they cannot compete in the important stickball game between the animals and the birds, the two are welcomed by the birds, who find a way for them to fly
Rabbit plants the forest : a Cherokee world story by Deborah L Duvall( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rabbit recieves an unexpected invitation from Squirrel to help her plant the forest
Rabbit and the fingerbone necklace by Deborah L Duvall( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rabbit, whose Cherokee name is Ji-Stu, tries to retrieve a magic human finger bone necklace from Little Raven's relatives
Rabbit and the well by Deborah L Duvall( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The continuing adventures of Ji-Stu the Rabbit and his friends
Rabbit goes to Kansas by Deborah L Duvall( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ji-Stu the rabbit and Wildcat travel far to the north in search of beautiful red and blue feathers, and when they arrive at the right spot, the birds there invite them to join their ball game
Secret history of the Cherokees : a novel by Deborah L Duvall( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dog people: native stories by Joseph Bruchac( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series of stories, set in northern New England ten thousand years ago, about the special relationship between the Abnaki people and the dogs who were their faithful friends
Flying with the Eagle, racing the great bear : stories from native North America( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Poster promoting Children's folklore Flying with the eagle, racing the great bear told by Joseph Bruchac
 
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The boy who lived with the bears : and other Iroquois stories
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How Turtle's back was cracked : a traditional Cherokee taleHow Rabbit tricked Otter and other Cherokee trickster storiesThe circle of thanksThe legend of the Windigo : a tale from native North AmericaDog people : native dog storiesHow rabbit lost his tail : a traditional Cherokee legendThe opossum's tale : a grandmother storyRabbit goes duck hunting : a traditional Cherokee legend