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Black Duck
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Black Duck

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Black Duck by Janet Taylor Lisle

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It is spring 1929, and Prohibition is in full swing. So when Ruben and Jeddy find a dead body washed up on the shore of their small coastal Rhode Island town, they are sure it has something to do with smuggling liquor. Soon the boys, along with Jeddyas strongwilled sister, Marina, are drawn in, suspected by rival bootlegging gangs of taking something crucial off the dead man. Then Ruben meets the daring captain of the Black Duck, the most elusive smuggling craft of them all, and it isnat long before heas caught in a war between two of the most dangerous prohibition gangs.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780756979553
ISBN-10: 0756979552
Format: Hardback
(173mm x 127mm x 23mm)
Imprint: Perfection Learning
Publisher: Perfection Learning
Publish Date: 6-Sep-2007
Country of Publication: United States

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After three kittens are carelessly thrown off the back of a truck, none of the feral highway cats knows what to make of them. But there are bigger issues to figure out when the cats' homes and other historical landmarks are threatened with demolition. Can three little kittens save the town? Illustrations.

Black Duck by Janet Taylor Lisle Black Duck, Paperback / softback (September 2007)

When Ruben and Jed find a dead body on the Rhode Island shore, they are certain it has something to do with smuggling liquor. Suddenly, the boys find themselves caught in a war between two Prohibition gangs.

Just So Stories by Janet Taylor Lisle Just So Stories, Paperback (August 2002)

Originally published one hundred years ago, a collection of classic animal tales provides creative and imaginative answers to unanswered questions, such as how the leopard got his spots and where the camel got its hump. Original.

Art of Keeping Cool by Janet Taylor Lisle Art of Keeping Cool, Hardback (May 2002)

In the spring of 1942, young Robert and his family are living out the war in Rhode Island where Nazi subs are torpedoing U.S. ships. When violence erupts in his own house, Robert is afraid he and his family may not survive the war. Winner of the Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction.

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