ROY MAKES A CAR

Lyons, Mary E.

ISBN 10: 0689846401 / ISBN 13: 9780689846403
Editorial: Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2005
Condición: Very Good Encuadernación de tapa dura
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Inscribed and signed by author on title-page: "For Emma and Haley - Who heard this story first - Love, Mary". Top rear edge of cover and DJ bumped, otherwise Like New. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 32 pages; Signed by Author. N° de ref. de la librería 52650

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Título: ROY MAKES A CAR

Editorial: Atheneum Books for Young Readers

Año de publicación: 2005

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Ilustrador: Illustrated by Terry Widener

Condición del libro:Very Good

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Very Good

Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author(s)

Edición: First Edition.

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Sinopsis:

"If Roy Can't Fix It,
Nobody Can"
Down in Eatonville, Florida, there's a man who can clean spark plugs just by looking at them hard, and who can grease an axle faster than you can say "carburetor." Folks round those parts claim Roy Tyle might just be the best mechanic in the world. But Roy, you know, he never can find an automobile made to suit him. He figures, if a car was built right, there wouldn't be so many collisions out on the road. And so when Roy -- that wonder-making man -- says he's going to make an accident-proof car, there's no telling what he'll cook up behind his double-locked doors....
Based on a tall tale collected by legendary African-American writer Zora Neale Hurston, Mary E. Lyons's souped-up story is perfectly complemented by Terry Widener's bold, dramatic illustrations.

About the Author:

Mary E. Lyons is the author of many books for children and young adults, including Roy Makes a Car, Feed the Children First, Dear Ellen Bee, Letters from a Slave Girl, and Sorrow's Kitchen. In addition to the Golden Kite Award and a Horn Book Fanfare for Letters from a Slave Girl, Lyons was also the recipient of a 2005 Aesop Award for Roy Makes a Car and a Carter G. Woodson Award for Sorrow's Kitchen. A teacher and former librarian, she lives in Charlottesville, Virginia. You can learn more about her at www.lyonsdenbooks.com.

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