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Ancient | Medieval | Early Modern | 1800-Present

Here is a historic guide to Aaron Shepard’s stories and scripts, both online and off. Use it to quickly locate works related to a specific historical period. All listed works by other authors have been adapted by Aaron.

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Ancient


The Princess and the God: A Tale of Ancient India

Note: “Savitri” is an older title of this story.

ONLINE—Story | Reader’s Theater | Reader’s Theater (Team) | Reader’s Theater (Traditional Chinese) | Storytelling

BOOKS—Picture Book | Folktales on Stage | Stories on Stage (1st Edition)

MUSIC—Savitri, by 2002


The Prince Who Had Everything: The Legend of the Buddha

ONLINE—Story


How Violence Is Ended: A Buddhist Legend

ONLINE—Story | Reader’s Theater | Storytelling


Abraham and the Idols: An Islamic Legend

ONLINE—Story


The Stone in the Temple: An Islamic Legend

ONLINE—Story


The Flame of Peace: A Tale of the Aztecs

By Deborah Nourse Lattimore

BOOKS—Stories on Stage (1st Edition)


Medieval


The Mountain of Marvels: A Celtic Tale of Magic

Note: “Lady of Marvels” is the shorter version of this story.

ONLINE—Story | Story (Shorter)

BOOKS—Mini-Novel


The Sea King’s Daughter: A Russian Legend

ONLINE—Story | Reader’s Theater | Reader’s Theater (Traditional Chinese) | Storytelling

BOOKS—Picture Book | Folktales on Stage

MUSIC—Lateral Lines, by Bruce Paine


The Swan Knight: A Medieval Legend

ONLINE—Story

BOOKS—Mini-Novel


The Lady of Stavoren: A Dutch Legend

Note: “The Most Precious Thing in the World” is the shorter version of this story.

ONLINE—Story | Story (Shorter)


The Man Who Sang to Ghosts: A Japanese Legend

ONLINE—Story

BOOKS—Mini-Novel | 13 Scary Ghost Stories, edited by Marianne Carus


Early Modern


The Baker’s Dozen: A Saint Nicholas Tale

ONLINE—Story | Reader’s Theater | Reader’s Theater (Team) | Reader’s Theater (Spanish) | Reader’s Theater (Traditional Chinese) | Storytelling

BOOKS—Picture Book | Readers on Stage | Folktales on Stage


The Harvest That Never Came: A Swedish Legend

ONLINE—Story


1800-Present


The Legend of Slappy Hooper: An American Tall Tale

ONLINE—Story | Reader’s Theater | Reader’s Theater (Team) | Storytelling

BOOKS—Picture Book | Folktales on Stage

AUDIO—The Legend of Slappy Hooper, and Other Stories, by Cindy Killavey


The Christmas Truce

ONLINE—Story | Reader’s Theater | Reader’s Theater (Team) | Storytelling

BOOKS—Picture Book


The War Prayer

By Mark Twain

ONLINE—Reader’s Theater | Reader’s Theater (Team)


Casey at the Bat

By Ernest Lawrence Thayer

ONLINE—Reader’s Theater