Porch Lies: Tales of Slicksters, Tricksters, and other Wily Characters

Book Cover
Average Rating
Publisher:
Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group
Pub. Date:
2007
Language:
English
Description
Master storyteller Patricia C. McKissack transports us to the front porch-a place where lightning bugs flash, lemonade is poured, and tales about slickster-tricksters are an every-night treat for the whole family to enjoy.Here you can listen to "porch lies"-tales filled with humor and exaggeration-about characters like:

-A one-of-a-kind trickster, Dooley Hunter, who tells such a whopper at the State Liars' Contest that it becomes known as the best lie ever told.-A downright wily individual by the name of Noble "Cake" Norris, who some folks believe may have died twenty-seven times.-A little old lady slickster folks call Aunt Gran, who comes face to face with Frank and Jesse James, the two most notorious outlaws in America.

Rich in African American history, these unforgettable tales range from sidesplittingly funny to spine-chillingly spooky. So hop on the porch swing and listen up-there's a story just starting. . . .

Also in This Series
More Like This
More Copies In Prospector
Loading Prospector Copies...
More Details
ISBN:
9780739361689
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID 1dcb2aef-b1d5-6728-ccf4-f978263055d0
Grouping Title porch lies tales of slicksters tricksters and other wily characters
Grouping Author mckissack patricia
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-10-20 01:35:39AM
Last Indexed 2018-10-20 04:57:23AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level
accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
author Patricia McKissack
author_display Patricia McKissack
available_at_gcld Online OverDrive Collection
detailed_location_gcld Online OverDrive Collection
display_description Side-splittingly funny, spine-chillingly spooky, this companion to a Newbery Honor–winning anthology The Dark Thirty is filled with bad characters who know exactly how to charm.
From the author's note that takes us back to McKissack's own childhood when she would listen to stories told on her front porch... to the captivating introductions to each tale, in which the storyteller introduces himself and sets the stage for what follows... to the ten entertaining tales themselves, here is a worthy successor to McKissack's The Dark Thirty. In "The Best Lie Ever Told," meet Dooley Hunter, a trickster who spins an enormous whopper at the State Liar's contest. In "Aunt Gran and the Outlaws," watch a little old lady slickster outsmart Frank and Jesse James. And in "Cake Norris Lives On," come face to face with a man some folks believe may have died up to twenty-seven different times!
From the Hardcover edition.
format_category_gcld Audio Books, eBook
format_gcld eAudiobook
id 1dcb2aef-b1d5-6728-ccf4-f978263055d0
isbn 9780739361689
item_details overdrive:cfbfcf78-d3d5-41b5-9d73-865e8ce1178d|-1|Online OverDrive Collection|Online OverDrive|eAudiobook|Audio Books|1|false|true|OverDrive|||OverDrive MP3 Audiobook,OverDrive Listen|Available Online||||, overdrive:cfbfcf78-d3d5-41b5-9d73-865e8ce1178d|12|Online OverDrive Collection|Online OverDrive|eAudiobook|Audio Books|0|false|true|OverDrive|||OverDrive MP3 Audiobook,OverDrive Listen|Available Online||||, overdrive:cfbfcf78-d3d5-41b5-9d73-865e8ce1178d|14|Online OverDrive Collection|Online OverDrive|eAudiobook|Audio Books|0|false|true|OverDrive|||OverDrive MP3 Audiobook,OverDrive Listen|Available Online||||, overdrive:cfbfcf78-d3d5-41b5-9d73-865e8ce1178d|18|Online OverDrive Collection|Online OverDrive|eAudiobook|Audio Books|0|false|true|OverDrive|||OverDrive MP3 Audiobook,OverDrive Listen|Available Online||||, overdrive:cfbfcf78-d3d5-41b5-9d73-865e8ce1178d|27|Online OverDrive Collection|Online OverDrive|eAudiobook|Audio Books|0|false|true|OverDrive|||OverDrive MP3 Audiobook,OverDrive Listen|Available Online||||, overdrive:cfbfcf78-d3d5-41b5-9d73-865e8ce1178d|30|Online OverDrive Collection|Online OverDrive|eAudiobook|Audio Books|0|false|true|OverDrive|||OverDrive MP3 Audiobook,OverDrive Listen|Available Online||||, overdrive:cfbfcf78-d3d5-41b5-9d73-865e8ce1178d|33|Online OverDrive Collection|Online OverDrive|eAudiobook|Audio Books|0|false|true|OverDrive|||OverDrive MP3 Audiobook,OverDrive Listen|Available Online||||, overdrive:cfbfcf78-d3d5-41b5-9d73-865e8ce1178d|3|Online OverDrive Collection|Online OverDrive|eAudiobook|Audio Books|0|false|true|OverDrive|||OverDrive MP3 Audiobook,OverDrive Listen|Available Online||||, overdrive:cfbfcf78-d3d5-41b5-9d73-865e8ce1178d|4|Online OverDrive Collection|Online OverDrive|eAudiobook|Audio Books|0|false|true|OverDrive|||OverDrive MP3 Audiobook,OverDrive Listen|Available Online||||, overdrive:cfbfcf78-d3d5-41b5-9d73-865e8ce1178d|5|Online OverDrive Collection|Online OverDrive|eAudiobook|Audio Books|0|false|true|OverDrive|||OverDrive MP3 Audiobook,OverDrive Listen|Available Online||||, overdrive:cfbfcf78-d3d5-41b5-9d73-865e8ce1178d|6|Online OverDrive Collection|Online OverDrive|eAudiobook|Audio Books|0|false|true|OverDrive|||OverDrive MP3 Audiobook,OverDrive Listen|Available Online||||, overdrive:cfbfcf78-d3d5-41b5-9d73-865e8ce1178d|7|Online OverDrive Collection|Online OverDrive|eAudiobook|Audio Books|0|false|true|OverDrive|||OverDrive MP3 Audiobook,OverDrive Listen|Available Online||||
itype_gcld
last_indexed 2018-10-20T10:57:23.576Z
lexile_score -1
literary_form Fiction
literary_form_full Fiction
local_callnumber_gcld Online OverDrive
owning_library_gcld Grand County Library Dist Online
owning_location_gcld Online OverDrive Collection
primary_isbn 9780739361689
publishDate 2007
record_details overdrive:cfbfcf78-d3d5-41b5-9d73-865e8ce1178d|eAudiobook|Audio Books||English|Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group|2007|
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_gcld
Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
overdrive:cfbfcf78-d3d5-41b5-9d73-865e8ce1178d 7 Available Online Available Online false true true false false true
overdrive:cfbfcf78-d3d5-41b5-9d73-865e8ce1178d -1 Available Online Available Online false true true false false false
title_display Porch Lies
title_full Porch Lies Tales of Slicksters, Tricksters, and other Wily Characters
title_short Porch Lies
title_sub Tales of Slicksters, Tricksters, and other Wily Characters
topic_facet Juvenile Fiction, Juvenile Literature