The Possum Always Rings Twice

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By Bruce Hale
Publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
The Possum Always Rings Twice
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Get ready for muckraking time at Emerson Hicky Elementary. No, not the annual mudpieeating contestits the student council election. And, as Chet and Natalie are about to find out, politics is one dirty business. Someone is sending candidates ominous (and anonymous) threats . . . signs with messages like FIR IS FIRST!and DOWN WITH FEATHERS!are appearing all over school . . . and, oh yeah, a certain notsosmoothtalking fox is hitting the hallways to drum up fanatic support for his flashy campaign. Yep, this presidential race is quickly getting fishier than the bottom of a pelicans lunch box. Could it be that someone is trying to rig the election? Good thing Chet and Natalie are around to expose the filthy frauds. But not before getting caught up in some dirty politics of their own.

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15603 words15,603 words
128 pages128 pages
Lexile 520LLexile 520L
Grade 1 to 7Grade 1 to 7
Age 6-12Age 6-12
Published 2006Published 2006

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