The chicken dance by Jacques Couvillon

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Published by Thorndike Press in Waterville, Me .

Written in English

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  • Large type books,
  • Chickens -- Fiction,
  • Family problems -- Fiction,
  • Country life -- Louisiana -- Fiction,
  • Large type books,
  • Louisiana -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction

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When eleven-year-old Don Schmidt wins a chicken-judging contest in his small town of Horse Island, Louisiana, and goes from outcast to instant celebrity, even his neglectful mother occasionally takes notice of him and eventually he discovers some shocking family secrets.

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Book details

Statementby Jacques Couvillon.
LC ClassificationsPZ7.C83345 Ch 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16488110M
ISBN 101410405796
ISBN 109781410405791
LC Control Number2008000080

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If at first you skip to the text (as I did on first reading) the story dosn't make sense and you have to back track.

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Chicken Dance, by Tammi Sauer is an entertaining book for all ages. Two chickens, Marge and Lola see a poster advertising a talent show; the grand prize is two tickets to the Elvis Poultry concert.

Marge and Lola know they must enter and win because they adore Elvis Poultry. When they see the barnyard competition heat up, they become nervous/5.

This is a must-read for those tweens who enjoy a story where an ordinary boy makes himself known and sets his boring life on a more exciting track. This book would definitely be enjoyed by girls as well as boys, though.

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Cancel anytime. from books that were linked as similar, that this book was an upbeat coming-of-age story. In fact it was an agonizing story of the neglect and abuse that a crazy, selfish mother inflicted on a kind child.

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