The Legend of the Bluebonnet

These lovely wild flowers, known by the name of bluebonnet, are the state flower of Texas. This favorite legend based on Comanche Indian lore, tells the story of how the bluebonnet came to be.

The Legend of the Bluebonnet

Thick clusters of vivid blue flowers, which resemble old-fashioned sunbonnets, cover the Texas hills in the springtime every year. These lovely wild flowers, known by the name of bluebonnet, are the state flower of Texas. This favorite legend based on Comanche Indian lore, tells the story of how the bluebonnet came to be. Tomie dePaola's powerful retelling and his magnificent full-color paintings perfectly capture the Comanche People, the Texas hills, and the spirit of She-Who-Is-Alone, a little girl who made a sacrifice to save her tribe.

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The Legend of the Bluebonnet
Language: en
Pages: 32
Authors: Tomie dePaola
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996-04-16 - Publisher: Penguin

Thick clusters of vivid blue flowers, which resemble old-fashioned sunbonnets, cover the Texas hills in the springtime every year. These lovely wild flowers, known by the name of bluebonnet, are the state flower of Texas. This favorite legend based on Comanche Indian lore, tells the story of how the bluebonnet
The Legend of the Indian Paintbrush
Language: en
Pages: 40
Authors: Tomie dePaola
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996-04-16 - Publisher: Penguin

In spring, the hills and meadows of Texas and Wyoming are ablaze with the reds, oranges, and yellows of the Indian Paintbrush. How this striking plant received its name is told in an old Indian legend. Many years ago, when the People traveled the Plains, a young Indian boy had
The Legend of Bluebonnet
Language: en
Pages: 30
Authors: Houghton Mifflin Company
Categories: Bluebonnets (Lupines)
Type: BOOK - Published: 1992-04 - Publisher:

A retelling of the Comanche Indian legend of how a little girl's sacrifice brought the flower called bluebonnet to Texas.
Colin and the Legend of the Weeping Willow
Language: en
Pages: 90
Authors: Anna Casamento Arrigo
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-09-22 - Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

In keeping with the ideas, inherited tales, and legends, which strive to explain natures phenomena, Colin and the Legend of the Weeping Willow does not disappoint. This is a creatively crafted work that strives to explain one such phenomenonthe weeping willow. Like many legends, it uses cultural beliefs and practices
The Legend of Jane
Language: en
Pages: 100
Authors: Jessica Clare
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-07-16 - Publisher: Penguin

In New York Times bestselling author Jessica Clare’s “Legend of Jane,” an intrepid Bloggess catches the eye of local law enforcement when she gets caught trespassing. Luckily, Luanne wouldn’t mind getting handcuffed by Officer Hotness… Previously published in Hot Summer Nights.