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The Honest-To-Goodness Truth Reviewed by Children's Books for Parents on September 17.

Here’s a book that teaches children an important lesson. When Libby gets caught telling a lie, her mama reprimands her, so she decides to always tell the truth. When children admire her best friend Ruthie Mae’s outfit, Libby points out the hole in Ruthie Mae’s sock. She confides to her teacher that Willie hasn’t done … Continue reading

Here’s a book that teaches children an important lesson. When Libby gets caught telling a lie, her mama reprimands her, so she decides to always tell the truth. When children admire her best friend Ruthie Mae’s outfit, Libby points out the hole in Ruthie Mae’s sock. She confides to her teacher that Willie hasn’t done his homework, and she tells her neighbor Miz Tusselbury that her yard looks like a jungle. Before long, everyone is angry at Libby.

The Honest-To-Goodness Truth

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The Honest-To-Goodness Truth

By: Patricia C. McKissack
Publisher: Atheneum, 2000
Level: 10-11

Here’s a book that teaches children an important lesson. When Libby gets caught telling a lie, her mama reprimands her, so she decides to always tell the truth. When children admire her best friend Ruthie Mae’s outfit, Libby points out the hole in Ruthie Mae’s sock. She confides to her teacher that Willie hasn’t done his homework, and she tells her neighbor Miz Tusselbury that her yard looks like a jungle. Before long, everyone is angry at Libby.

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