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Porch Lies

Tales of Slicksters, Tricksters, and Other Wily Characters
McKissack, Pat (Book - 2006)
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Authors: McKissack, Pat, 1944-
Title: Porch lies
tales of slicksters, tricksters, and other wily characters
Publisher: New York : Schwartz & Wade Books, c2006
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: xii, 146 p. :,ill. ;,28 cm
Statement of Responsibility: by Patricia C. McKissack ; illustrated by André Carrilho
Contents: When Pete Bruce came to town
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
Additional Contributors: Carrilho, André Illustrator
ISBN: 9781415693377
Branch Call Number: j MCKISSACK
Subject Headings: Short stories African Americans Juvenile fiction Children's stories, American
Topical Term: Short stories
African Americans
Children's stories, American
LCCN: 2005022048
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Will the slimy gravedigger steal the corpse’s jewelry, or does he know the woman is still alive? How will James Booker Black outfox the devil in the battle for his own soul? Can Aunt Gran outwit the outlaws Jesse and Frank James? These ten tales of trickery are funny, clever and scary. RL 4.8 790L

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