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

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

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Porch lies : tales of slicksters, tricksters, and other wily characters
Title
Porch lies
Title remainder
tales of slicksters, tricksters, and other wily characters
Statement of responsibility
by Patricia C. McKissack ; illustrated by André Carrilho
Title variation
Tales of slicksters, tricksters, and other wily characters
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A collection of stories told on the front porch of the authors grandparents' house
Summary
A collection of tales, told to the author by her grandparents, combines humor, legend, and horror and is based on early-20th-century African-American oral history
Award
  • Parents' Choice Award for Fiction, 2006.
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2007
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
148449
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.M478693
LC item number
Por 2006
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790
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 5
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
pre adolescent
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
tales of slicksters, tricksters, and other wily characters
Label
Porch lies : tales of slicksters, tricksters, and other wily characters, by Patricia C. McKissack ; illustrated by André Carrilho
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Publication
Contents
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
Control code
19144743
Dimensions
28 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 146 p.
Isbn
9780375936197
Isbn Type
(lib. bdg.)
Lccn
2005022048
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (GPL)36CA129FFAD34D33A19AC3A2FCF0F480
  • (DLC) 2005022048
  • (OCoLC)ocm61278414
  • (OCoLC)61278414
Label
Porch lies : tales of slicksters, tricksters, and other wily characters, by Patricia C. McKissack ; illustrated by André Carrilho
Link
Publication
Contents
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
Control code
19144743
Dimensions
28 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 146 p.
Isbn
9780375936197
Isbn Type
(lib. bdg.)
Lccn
2005022048
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (GPL)36CA129FFAD34D33A19AC3A2FCF0F480
  • (DLC) 2005022048
  • (OCoLC)ocm61278414
  • (OCoLC)61278414

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    • Hamilton North Public Library - Cicero BranchBorrow it
      209 W. Brinton St., Cicero, IN, 46034, US
      40.123727 -86.016422

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