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The Resource The skull of truth, Bruce Coville ; illustrated by Gary A. Lippincott

The skull of truth, Bruce Coville ; illustrated by Gary A. Lippincott

Label
The skull of truth
Title
The skull of truth
Statement of responsibility
Bruce Coville ; illustrated by Gary A. Lippincott
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Charlie, a sixth-grader with a compulsion to tell lies, acquires a mysterious skull that forces its owner to tell only the truth, causing some awkward moments before he understands its power
Member of
Summary
When Charlie Eggleston stumbles out of Mr. Elives' Magic Shop clutching the skull of truth, he has no idea the grisly object will force him to tell the truth, and nothing but the truth. That would be trouble enough for a kid who has been a chronic liar since second grade. Stir in a pair of talking rats, the fact that the skull itself is a real chatterbox, and the appalling discovery that the truth curse is infecting his entire family, and you can see why Charlie's life is getting more complicated by the minute. Before his adventures are over Charlie will discover the skull's startling identity, learn painful truths about people he loves, and come face-to-face with the strangest truth of all
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Award
School Library Journal Best Books, 1997.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
088048
Cataloging source
MUS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Coville, Bruce
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
700
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 6
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Lippincott, Gary A.
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Magic shop books (Bruce Coville)
Series volume
0004
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Honesty
  • Families
  • Schools
  • Friendship
  • Honesty
  • Family
  • Schools
  • Friendship
  • Families
  • Friendship
  • Honesty
  • Schools
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
The skull of truth, Bruce Coville ; illustrated by Gary A. Lippincott
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm82196351
Dimensions
19 cm
Edition
1st Magic Carpet books ed.
Extent
194 pages
Isbn
9780152060848
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)82196351
Label
The skull of truth, Bruce Coville ; illustrated by Gary A. Lippincott
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm82196351
Dimensions
19 cm
Edition
1st Magic Carpet books ed.
Extent
194 pages
Isbn
9780152060848
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)82196351

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