Snakes and Stones

Snakes and Stones

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Twelve-year-old Chestnut Hill's daddy stole her and the triplets away from their mama. At least, that's how Chestnut remembers it.

It's 1921, and after nearly two years on the road with his traveling elixir show, Daddy's still making no move to go back to Kentucky and buy Mama that house. So Chestnut is forced to come up with her own plan to get home. At night, when Daddy and the triplets are in bed, she draws up flyers with the name of the next town they'll be traveling to. Before they leave each town and hoping her mama will see them, she nails up the flyers, leaving Mama an easy trail straight to her children.

When that doesn't work, Chestnut is forced to try something bigger. But when her newest plan lands Daddy in jail and Mama has to come to the rescue, Chestnut discovers that things are not always as they seem. Written with a wonderful mountain hillbilly voice, Snakes and Stones has a mystery at its heart and lovable, strong, and complicated characters.
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Product details

  • 9-12
  • Hardback | 240 pages
  • 146 x 210 x 30mm | 460g
  • Sky Pony Press
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 1510710310
  • 9781510710313

About Lisa Fowler

Lisa Fowler has lived all her life in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, where she fell in love with mountain ways and lingo. She lives in Asheville, North Carolina.

Sky Pony Press, with our Good Books, Racehorse and Arcade imprints, is proud to publish a broad range of books for young readers picture books for small children, chapter books, books for middle grade readers, and novels for young adults. Our list includes bestsellers for children who love to play Minecraft; stories told with LEGO bricks; books that teach lessons about tolerance, patience, and the environment, and much more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.
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42 ratings
3.52 out of 5 stars
5 19% (8)
4 29% (12)
3 40% (17)
2 10% (4)
1 2% (1)
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