The honest-to-goodness truth

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"Tell the truth and shame the devil," Libby's mama has told her. So what ever is Libby doing wrong? Ever since she started telling only the truth, the whole world seems to be mad at her. First it's her best friend, Ruthie Mae, who gets upset when Libby tells all their friends that Ruthie Mae has a hole in her sock. Then Willie gives her an ugly look when she tells the teacher he hasn't done his homework. It seems that telling the truth isn't always so simple. Children will sympathize with Libby as she struggles to figure out that even though it's always wrong to tell a lie, there's a right and a wrong way to tell the truth. Giselle Potter's naively stubborn illustrations perfectly capture this humorous and poignant story by award-winning author Patricia C. McKissack.
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Grouped Work ID 8bdb2ec0-b2c5-19f1-1ff2-e3878d3e91da
Grouping Title honest to goodness truth
Grouping Author mckissack pat
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-12-29 04:59:30AM
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auth_author2 Potter, Giselle
author McKissack, Pat, 1944-2017
author2-role Potter, Giselleill.
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display_description After promising never to lie, Libby learns that it's not always necessary to blurt out the whole truth either.
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isbn 9780689826689
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primary_isbn 9780689826689
publishDate 2000
record_details ils:a162487|Book|Books|1st ed.|English|Atheneum Books,|2000.|1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
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subject_facet African Americans -- Juvenile fiction, Conduct of life -- Fiction, Honesty -- Fiction
title_display The honest-to-goodness truth
title_full The honest-to-goodness truth / Patricia C. McKissack ; [illustrated by] Giselle Potter
title_short The honest-to-goodness truth
topic_facet African Americans, Conduct of life, Honesty