Porch Lies



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 InThe Best Lie Ever Told ,meet Dooley Hunter, A Trickster Who Spins An Enormous Whopper At The State Liar S Contest InAunt Gran And The Outlaws, Watch A Little Old Lady Slickster Outsmart Frank And Jesse James And InCake Norris Lives On, Come Face To Face With A Man Some Folks Believe May Have Died Up To Twenty Seven Different TimesPorch Lies

Is a well-known author, some of his books are a fascination for readers like in the Porch Lies book, this is one of the most wanted Patricia C. McKissack author readers around the world.

[Epub] ↠ Porch Lies  Author Patricia C. McKissack – E17streets4all.co.uk
  • Hardcover
  • 160 pages
  • Porch Lies
  • Patricia C. McKissack
  • English
  • 16 March 2018
  • 0375836195

10 thoughts on “Porch Lies

  1. says:

    Approximate Interest Level Reading Level Late elementaryFormat Audio Book Unabridged Awards ALA Notable Books for Children 2007 , Notable Books of the English Language Arts 2007 This collection of trickster tales, inspired by African American oral traditions, are recreated by the author, who remembers the tales being told years ago on her grandparents front porch The book is read by three African American narrators, two female and one male, who create colorful and lively representational Approximate Interest Level Reading Level Late elementaryFormat Audio Book Unabridged Awards ALA Notable Books for Children 2007 , Notable Books of the English Language Arts 2007 This collection of trickster tales, inspired by African American o...

  2. says:

    Great collection of short stories

  3. says:

    Porch Lies Tales of Slicksters, Tricksters, and other Wily CharactersPatricia C McKissackThis chapter book is full of fictional stories that are based on the stories the author was told by her elders The stories are written so that they embody the myths, legends, heroes, and spiritual and social beliefs of the African American culture Each porch lie is about a character that is clever and witty, and not the best person, but the stories are spun so that they are entertaining and memorable Porch Lies Tales of Slicksters, Tricksters, and other Wily CharactersPatricia C McKissackThis chapter book is full of fictional stories that are based on the stories the author was told by her elders The stories are written so that they embody the myths, legends, heroes, and spiritual and social beliefs of the African American culture Each porch lie is about a character that is clever and witty, and not the best person, but the stories are spun so that they are entertaining and memorable The stories also have background information about each fictional character before the story itself begins, which really draws in the reader The stories and the characters within them are all founded on family and friend relationships.I enjoyed these stories, and I feel like they introduced a lot of African American culture However, I didn t really like that the people in the stories are all considered to be bad, because I don t ...

  4. says:

    Critique This book hold a collection of different tales all comprised into one book These tales incorporate the author s perspective to how the tales were told, but then goes into further detail of the story This is a captivating book that hooks the reader into the tales The story includes humor, wit and a little bit of life lessons learned along the way The Tales all have a meaning behind it and a lesson to be learned in the end These are great types of books that you can read in your clas Critique This book hold a collection of different tales all comprised into one book These tales incorporate the author s perspective to how the tales were told, but then goes into further detail of the story This is a captivating book that hooks the reader into the tales The story includes humor, wit and a little bit of life lessons learned along the way The Tales all have a meaning behind it and a...

  5. says:

    Porch Lies Tales of Slicksters, Tricksters, and other Wily Characters is a book full of a collection of stories the author s grandparents told about the past Many of them may be true or they may just be tall tales The tales are mostly about african american people, and they hold a little bit of history in them Some of them are really humorous I think this is a good book for 5th grade and up, or it would be great for parents and kids to read at night as a family Some of it was confusing for Porch Lies Tales of Slicksters, Tricksters, and other Wily Characters is a book full of a collection of stories the author s grandparents told about the past Many of them may be true or they may just be tall tales The tales are mostly about african american people, and they hold a little bit of history in them Some of them are really humorous I think this is a good book for 5th grade and up, or it would be great for parents and kids to read at night as a family Some of it was confusing for me because I didn t know if it was the author actually speaking or the main character of the whole book when the words were italicized Also each of the stories seemed to have a different child listening to what is being told so that was confusing for me This book holds pieces of African American culture in it There were also lessons in each of the different stories The illustrations were kind of different, but I found them entertaining also I think children will find the stories and the ill...

  6. says:

    Great book to read aloud with my kids, both for laughs and some discussion of morals I could imagine sitting on the porch hearing the old folks talking Also enjoyed the book on CD during a road trip.

  7. says:

    This book is a collection of short stories based on the myths, legends and historical figures that appear in the African American oral tradition The book allows readers to think about the tales they may know that were handed down in their families through generations The book goes through many different peoples stories and shows that not everyone will have the same experiences even if they are from the same culture The book has a prominent theme of relationships, whether it is family, friends This book is a collection of short stories based on the myths, legends and historical figures that appear in the African American oral tradition The book allows readers to think about the tales they may know that were handed down in their families through generations The book goes through many different peoples stories and shows that not everyone w...

  8. says:

    This is a somewhat tricky book to rate On the one hand, I love good storytelling through different voices in an audio book The readers for Porch Lies do a wonderful job giving distinct personalities to each of the parts they voice McKissack s stories of tricksters and other colorful characters are each fun, with dips dives twists turns In short, they re each well read and fun to listen to.The downside, for me, was in the writing of some of these stories The stories had m This is a somew...

  9. says:

    Patricia C McKissack s collection of entertaining short stories about porch lies , or tall tales filled with exaggeration told from various people from her past, are gathered into this charming and thoroughly entertaining book Each rendition is introduced in first person from the way the author remembers it being told, and then takes off into the tale itself These stories are humorous and witty, and are sure to h...

  10. says:

    Wholly original and definitely filling in a gap betweentraditional trickster tales of the south like Uncle Remus Tales andmodern day fare Themodern setting is very clear and the illustrations really accentuate the unique flavor of the stting and storytelling I had no idea these were an outgrowth and continuation of The Dark Thirty I love how she sets up her characters and setting and builds suspense for each very believable tall tale They also have an urban legend type Wholly original and definitely filling in a gap betweentraditional trickster tales of the south like Uncle Remus Tales andmodern day fare Themodern setting is very clear and the illustrations really acce...

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