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16385
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On the coast of North Carolina in Carteret County lies a small village known to its inhabitants as Salter Path. The villagers were once whaling people and still make a living from the sea. Taylor presents several tradition tales about Salter Path.
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16386
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One of the most popular handicrafts passed down through the ages is that of making toys for children. One such popular toy is the whooey stick--a notched stick when vigorously rubbed by another causes a propeller to turn.
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35581
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A story about how a player hit a baseball onto the top of a passing train, and the opposing team had to retrieve it from the next town over.
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35586
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Located west of Wilmington, the town of Maco has had several strange happenings, particularly by Maco Light, a crossroad.
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35584
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Collected from her own childhood and from the memory of another woman, the author records the rhymes that children would sing when playing jump rope.
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35589
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Between a group of 4th graders and her, the author collected various types of children’s games, categorized as physical games, guessing games, and hopping games.
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35587
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The author collected two old stories about Lincoln County from Thomas Wehunt.
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35588
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A short collection of riddles about various topics.
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35593
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The two stories are about money that is supposedly buried in the remains of a community, and the ghost of Lady Vanderbilt, who haunted a cabin in the woods.
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35594
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Several games are recorded that the author played when he was young; they typically had to do with dangerous stunts or angering adults.
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