Roy makes a car

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Publisher:
Atheneum Books for Young Readers,
Pub. Date:
c2005.
Language:
English
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"If Roy Can't Fix It, Nobody Can" Down in Eatonville, Florida, there's a man who can clean spark plugs just by looking at them hard, and who can grease an axle faster than you can say "carburetor." Folks round those parts claim Roy Tyle might just be the best mechanic in the world. But Roy, you know, he never can find an automobile made to suit him. He figures, if a car was built right, there wouldn't be so many collisions out on the road. And so when Roy -- that wonder-making man -- says he's going to make an accident-proof car, there's no telling what he'll cook up behind his double-locked doors.... Based on a tall tale collected by legendary African-American writer Zora Neale Hurston, Mary E. Lyons's souped-up story is perfectly complemented by Terry Widener's bold, dramatic illustrations.
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ISBN:
9780689846403
Reading Level:
LG
Level 4, 0.5 Points
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Last Update 2018-05-18 23:23:59PM
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subject_facet African Americans -- Folklore, Folklore -- United States, Tall tales
title_display Roy makes a car
title_full Roy makes a car / Mary E. Lyons ; based on a story collected by Zora Neale Hurston ; illustrated by Terry Widener
title_short Roy makes a car
topic_facet African Americans, Folklore, Tall tales