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Roy makes a car / Mary E. Lyons ; based on a story collected by Zora Neale Hurston ; illustrated by Terry Widener.

Lyons, Mary E. (Author). Hurston, Zora Neale (Added Author). Widener, Terry, (ill.).

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  • 41 out of 44 copies are currently available at PINES. (Show copies)
  • 1 out of 1 copy are currently available at Conyers-Rockdale Library System. (Show copies)
  • 1 out of 1 copy are currently available at Nancy Guinn Memorial Library.

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Item details

  • ISBN: 0689846401 (lib. bdg.)
  • ISBN: 9780689846403 (lib. bdg.)
  • Physical Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, c2005.

Contents / Notes

General Note:
Adapted from a story in Go Gator and Muddy the Water: Writings by Zora Neale Hurston from the Federal Writers Project by Pamela Bordelon (New York: W.W. Norton & Co., 1999)
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Mary E. Lyons ;based on a story collected by Zora Neale Hurston.
Summary, etc.:
Roy Tyle, the best mechanic in the state of Florida, can clean spark plugs just by looking at them, and he takes a two dollar bet that he can make an accident-proof car.
Subject: African American > Folklore.
Folklore > United States.
African Americans > Folklore.
Tall tales > Juvenile literature.
Folklore > Juvenile literature > Juvenile fiction.
Tall tales > Juvenile fiction.

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