Barking At a Fox-fur Coat

Barking At a Fox-fur Coat

Donald Davis (author)

Publisher: August House ISBN: 9780874831405

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Highly acclaimed, award winning author Donald Davis wants us all to remember and share our family stories. Among other tall tales, he writes about how his uncle hung onto the multitudinous Democratic votes of the Ratherton clan while at the very same time keeping them from shooting Davis' squirrels in a lean year; how he got Phyleete, wife Jolly, their eleven sub-natural sons and one forgettably natural daughter to move their log house from the unlikely place they'd built it; and how he tried to solve the problem of the chatty Misses Lena and Lucy Leatherwood, who clogged up the eight-party telephone line so badly that Uncle Frank paid for his new phone four months before he ever got the chance to talk on it. Davis offers seventeen vintage family stories, including Rainy Weather, The Southern Bells, and Old Man Hawkins' Lucky Day.

Reading Level
Lexile
990L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
W
ATOS
6.7
DRA
60
Categories
Genre
Humor People & Places
Interest Age
Ages 9-12
Grade
3rd Grade 4th Grade 5th Grade
Subject
Language Arts
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Fiction
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