The Ballad of Knuckles McGraw

The Ballad of Knuckles McGraw

by Lois Peterson

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ISBN-13: 9781554694372
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Publication date: 04/01/2010
Series: Orca Young Readers
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 120
Lexile: 650L (what's this?)
File size: 539 KB
Age Range: 8 - 11 Years

About the Author

Lois Peterson wrote short stories and articles for adults for twenty years before turning to writing for kids. She was born in England and has lived in Iraq, France and the United States. Retired from her job as a librarian, she now lives in Surrey, British Columbia, where she writes, reads and teaches creative writing to adults, teens and children.

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If Burlington Northern were tied up outside, Knuckles McGraw could leap through the window right onto his back and gallop away before anyone knew he was gone. But for now he has to creep down the stairs, avoiding the creaky ones, carrying his shoes in one hand and his lunch kit in the other. He shoves his shoes under his arm so he can turn the front-door handle. It opens without making a sound.

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