Explore Myths, Legends, and More in GoWYLD

Oct 10, 2022

Gods and monsters. Creation myths and the end of the world. Passed down in every culture, myths and legends entertain and inspire! On October 11, we’re celebrating Myths and Legends Day with GoWYLD.

To find out more, check out Middle School (Gale In Context) in GoWYLD.net. Find it alphabetically or under the subject Student Research.

Middle School (Gale In Context) created a topic page called Myths, Legends, and Tall Tales. The full topic page — including critical thinking questions — has articles, creative works, primary source documents, an image file, and reference articles. You can learn about Greek, Roman, Norse, and African mythology; Chinese myths; Aesop’s Fables; the Native American story “Raven Steals the Sun;” and the legend of John Henry.

To learn more about this database, go to Tutorials on the far right of GoWYLD.net. It appears in our Niche Academy tutorials under Gale In Context Middle School.

This resource is available for free from your library, or access it from any computer or device with your Wyoming library card and PIN. For more information, about the databases, training, or marketing materials, contact Chris Van Burgh, Wyoming State Library Database Instruction Librarian, chris.vanburgh@wyo.gov.

If you have a question about this or any other article, please contact us at statelibrary@wyo.gov

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