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The Secret of Gumbo Grove

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Raisin Stackhouse doesn't mind doing odd jobs for old Miss Effie Pfluggins, but when Miss Effie talks her into cleaning up the old church cemetery, she has no idea what trouble she might dig up. Mama says Miss Effie talks much too much, but Raisin loves hearing her remember the old days--especially when one of her stories puts Raisin smack in the middle of real-life mystery.

When Raisin is grounded for sneaking a night out, she not only misses her chance to compete in the Miss Ebony Pageant, but her efforts to uncover the famous person buried in the cemetery are brought to a half, too. Somehow Raisin's got to solve the big mystery no one in town wants to talk about. Will her discovery bring her glory, or is the past better off left buried?

Synopsis:

While helping restore the cemetery of the old Baptist church, eleven-year-old Raisin solves the mystery surrounding the founding of her home town and gains pride in her family's past.

Synopsis:

Originally published: New York: F. Watts, c1987.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780440227168
Author:
Tate, Eleanora E.
Publisher:
Laurel Leaf Library
Author:
Tate, Eleanora
Location:
New York, NY
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Mysteries, Espionage, & Detective Stories
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - General
Subject:
Mystery and detective stories
Subject:
Ethnic - African American
Subject:
Afro-americans
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - Mysteries / Detective
Subject:
South carolina
Subject:
African Americans
Subject:
People & Places - United States - African-American
Subject:
Afro-Americans -- Fiction.
Subject:
Genealogy
Subject:
Children s-General
Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Series Volume:
93.5a
Publication Date:
19881031
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Grade Level:
from 5
Language:
English
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
6.89x4.14x.58 in. .24 lbs.
Age Level:
09-12

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Product details 208 pages Laurel-Leaf Books - English 9780440227168 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , While helping restore the cemetery of the old Baptist church, eleven-year-old Raisin solves the mystery surrounding the founding of her home town and gains pride in her family's past.
"Synopsis" by , Originally published: New York: F. Watts, c1987.
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