Tall Tales

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By Karen Day
Publisher Random House Children's Books - (Wendy Lamb)
Tall Tales
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Megs family has moved a lot because of her fathers drinking. Meg arrives in her town longing to find a real friend, someone she can talk to and write stories with. When she and Grace join forces to write a book, shes thrilled that she has finally found someone who likes her for who she is, who trusts her and confides in her. But she cant tell Grace about her father. Even though she hates to lie, Meg cant resist telling tall tales about her family and her life to Grace and other kids. For Meg, friendship turns out to be the key to telling the truth, and also to a better life for her family.

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45178 words45,178 words
240 pages240 pages
Lexile 570LLexile 570L
Grade 3 to 7Grade 3 to 7
Age 8-12Age 8-12
Published 2007Published 2007

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