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Porch lies : tales of slicksters, tricksters, and other wily characters

McKissack, Pat, 1944-

New York : Schwartz & Wade Books, c2006.

xii, 146 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

Presents a collection of nine original tales drawn from African American oral tradition that blends history and legend with sly humor, creepy horror, villainous characters, and wild farce.

Reading Level: 5.6

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1 copy available at Paideia School

ISBN:

0375836195

LC Call No:

PZ7.M478693 Por 2006

Dewey Class No:

[Fic] 22

Author:

McKissack, Pat, 1944-

Title:

Porch lies : tales of slicksters, tricksters, and other wily characters / by Patricia C. McKissack ; illustrated by André Carrilho.

Edition:

1st ed.

Publisher:

New York : Schwartz & Wade Books, c2006.

Physical:

xii, 146 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

Citation/Refs:

Notable/Best Books (A.L.A.), January 2007

Citation/Refs:

School Library Journal, September 2006

Citation/Refs:

Booklist starred, May 2006

Citation/Refs:

Horn Book Starred, September 2006

Citation/Refs:

Pub Weekly, July 2006

Citation/Refs:

Horn Book, April 2007

Citation/Refs:

Bulletin (Center for Children's books), October 2006

Citation/Refs:

Library Media Connection, January 2007

Citation/Refs:

Black Issues Book Review, January 2007

Summary:

Presents a collection of nine original tales drawn from African American oral tradition that blends history and legend with sly humor, creepy horror, villainous characters, and wild farce.

Target Audience:

5.6

Target Audience:

3-6 Follett Library Resources

Subject:

African Americans--Fiction.

Subject:

Short stories.

AE:PersName:

Carrilho, André, ill.

Link:

Table of contents

Link:

Contributor biographical information

Link:

Publisher description

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    $b Other physical details  ill. ;
    $c Dimensions  28 cm.
505 ContentsNote 0   $a Formatted contents note  When Pete Bruce came to town -- Change -- The devil's guitar -- Aunt Gran and the outlaws -- By the weight of a feather -- A grave situation -- The best lie ever told -- The earth bone and the King of the Ghosts -- Cake Norris lives on, Part one -- Cake Norris lives on, Part two.
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510 Citation/Refs 3   $a Name of source  School Library Journal, September 2006
510 Citation/Refs 3   $a Name of source  Booklist starred, May 2006
510 Citation/Refs 3   $a Name of source  Horn Book Starred, September 2006
510 Citation/Refs 3   $a Name of source  Pub Weekly, July 2006
510 Citation/Refs 3   $a Name of source  Horn Book, April 2007
510 Citation/Refs 3   $a Name of source  Bulletin (Center for Children's books), October 2006
510 Citation/Refs 3   $a Name of source  Library Media Connection, January 2007
510 Citation/Refs 3   $a Name of source  Black Issues Book Review, January 2007
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    $v   FLR

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