The honest-to-goodness truth

Front Cover
Atheneum Books, Feb 1, 2000 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 40 pages
10 Reviews
After promising never to lie, Libby learns that it's not always necessary to blurt out the whole truth either.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
4 stars
3 stars
2 stars
1 star

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - RachelBowers - LibraryThing

Libbey is confused when she follows the advice of her mother in always telling the truth. Her friends become mad at her for telling things like how they have a hole in their sock or someone didn't do ... Read full review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - RoniDavis - LibraryThing

a story about a little girl that started off not telling the truth, she felt bad and turned around and starts to tell the truth about everything. She soon finds out that telling a lie is bad and there is a right way and a wrong way to tell the truth. Read full review

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2000)

Patricia McKissack is the author of many award-winning books for young readers, most recently Let My People Go, the recipient of an NAACP Image Award, which she wrote with her husband, Fredrick McKissack. Her other books include Ma Dear's Aprons; The Dark Thirty: Southern Tales of the Supernatural, a Newbery Honor book and winner of the Coretta Scott King Award; and Mirandy and Brother Wind, also a Coretta Scott King Award winner and a Caldecott Honor Book. Ms. McKissack lives in St. Louis, Missouri.

Bibliographic information