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swamp angelSwamp Angel

Author: Anne Isaacs
Illustrator: Paul O. Zelinsky
Publisher: Dutton
Date: 1994
Awards: ALA Notable Book (1994), Caldecott Medal (1994), Boston Globe Horn Book Honor Book (1995)
Ages: 4-8
Topics: tall tales, angel, bear, settlers, Tennessee
Summary: This original tall tale follows Angelica Longrider, the Swamp Angel, who wrestles a bear and saves the supplies of settlers in nineteenth-century Tennessee.

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