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I Tell a Lie Every So Often

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Synopsis:

This Twain-like novel features 14-year-old Henry as the wry narrator who tells of his comic adventures in 1848 Missouri. When a lie to his older brother Charles about their cousin being seen living with an Indian tribes leads them on an eventful search, the journey paints a picture of frontier prejudices with seriocomic overtones. A National Book Award Finalist.

About the Author

Bruce Clements is also the author of many other books, including Tom Loves Anna Loves Tom, an ALA Best Book for Young Adults. He lives in Windham, Connecticut.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780374435394
Author:
Clements, Bruce
Publisher:
Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
People & Places - United States
Subject:
Historical - United States - 19th Century
Subject:
Social Situations - Prejudice & Racism
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - Historical
Subject:
Missouri
Subject:
Mississippi river
Subject:
Social Issues - Prejudice & Racism
Edition Number:
1st Sunburst ed.
Edition Description:
Sunburst
Series Volume:
no. 1749
Publication Date:
20010912
Binding:
TP
Grade Level:
- Up
Language:
English
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
7.62x5.11x.43 in. .37 lbs.
Age Level:
12-UP

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"Synopsis" by , This Twain-like novel features 14-year-old Henry as the wry narrator who tells of his comic adventures in 1848 Missouri. When a lie to his older brother Charles about their cousin being seen living with an Indian tribes leads them on an eventful search, the journey paints a picture of frontier prejudices with seriocomic overtones. A National Book Award Finalist.
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