7 edition of A Million Fish...More or Less found in the catalog.
January 15, 1992
by Knopf Books for Young Readers
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
Get this from a library! A million fish more or less. [Pat McKissack; Dena Schutzer; Mina Greenstein; Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.,] -- A boy learns that the truth is often stretched on the Bayou Clapateaux, and gets the chance to tell his own version of a bayou tale when he goes fishing. During an outing on the mysterious Bayou. A Million Fish More or Less Written by Patricia McKissack. In an original yarn of the Louisiana bayou, McKissack honors the tradition of bragging about the one that got away. Your contribution will help us to provide free books and literacy resources to children across the nation. Donate. Reading Is Fundamental First Street, NE Suite.
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Out fishing on the Bayou Clapateaux, young Hugh Thomas listens with delight when Papa-Daddy and Elder Abbajonto happen by to tell him a tall tale concerning a pound turkey, a Spanish conquistador's lantern that's still burning, and ``the longest, meanest cottonmouth I ever did see.'' After they leave, Hugh Thomas catches just three small fishand then imagines an . In A Million Fish More or Less, Patricia C. McKissack aptly captures optimistic spirit found in those who live on the bayou. This yarn, set in the Louisiana swamp, takes exaggeration to a whole new : Beth Skipper.
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Not only is this story entertaining and filled with humor and exaggeration, it is also a great story for math. I used A Million Fish More or Less with Rusty Bresser's book Math and Literature/5(12). A Million Fish More or Less by Patricia McKissack is the story of Hugh Thomas and his very interesting adventure in the Bayou Clapateaux.
He starts in the bayou fishing when Papa-daddy and elder Abbajon float up and tell him this fantastical story of a pound turkey and all the crazy stuff that happened to them to make them loose it/5(44).
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A Million Fish More Or Less. A Million Fish is a fish story with a Louisiana lilt and vivacious, vibrantly colored pictures to match. Hugh Thomas, an African-American A Million Fish.More or Less book, is fishing in the bayou when two old men row out of the fog.
The two elders tantalize Hugh with outrageous tall tales about mysterious goings-on in the : Michele Landsberg. A Million Fish More or Less.
p>In an original yarn of the Louisiana bayou, McKissack honors the tradition of bragging about the one that got away. p>In an original yarn of the Louisiana bayou, McKissack honors the tradition of bragging about the one that got away.
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A million fish-- more or less. [Pat McKissack; Dena Schutzer] -- A boy learns that the truth is often stretched on the Bayou Clapateaux, and gets the chance to tell his own version of a bayou tale when he goes fishing. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.
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McKissack: Library Binding: People & Places - United States - African-American bookBrand: Perfection Learning. A million fish More or Less G Jahnasia's Opinion My opinion is that this book is adventurous, fun, and will make you proud of yourself too. Theme Why does thomas Characters THE CHARACTERS OF THE STORY ARE THOMAS,PAPA-DADY AND ELDER ABBAJON.
The theme is never give up and be. A Million Fish More or Less Patricia C. McKissack, Author, Pat McKissack, Author, Dena Schutzer, Illustrator Dragonfly Books $ (32p) ISBN.
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McKissack’s original yarn of the Louisiana bayou is “told with verve and sly wit.” (Publishers Weekly, Starred review) Hugh Thomas knows that the Bayou Clapateaux is a mighty peculiar place.
Books-A-Million; IndieBound; Find in a library And even children, if their imaginations are as bright and lively as the illustrations in this book, can come up with some pretty good whoppers to share with the menfolk on a lazy afternoon.
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A Million Fish more or less is a children's picture book by Patricia McKissack. It is about a boy of the bayou, Hugh Thomas, who has a fishing adventure.
Reception [ edit ]Author: Patricia McKissack. Illus. in full color. In an original yarn of the Louisiana bayou, McKissack honors the tradition of bragging about the one that got away. Hugh Thomas hears that strange things happen on the Bayou Clapateaux, but he's skeptical--until he invents a fish story of his own.
"McKissack understands the elements of a good story, and includes just enough detail to make it work.4/5(3). Elementary scholars listen to a read aloud of Patricia McKissack's, A Million Fish More or Less, before defining the word exaggeration. They record the use of exaggeration in the book, and then write a narrative story that uses it.4/5.
Why, back inPapa-Daddy and Elder Abbajon caught a turkey that weighed pounds more or less. pounds?! Hugh Thomas isn’t so sure about that, until he’s left alone on the bayou.Lessons By Marilyn Burns USING STORYBOOKS TO TEACH MATH F or many of us, the storybook shelf isn’t the first place we go to when we start to plan a math lesson.
But children’s books can be a great math teaching tool. A Million Fish More or Less,by Patricia C. McKissack (Random House, ).File Size: 1MB.