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Being frank [electronic resource]. Donna W Earnhardt.

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  • ISBN: 9781936261314 (electronic bk)
  • ISBN: 9781936261468 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2013.

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Summary, etc.: Frank follows the motto, "Honesty is the best policy." He tells the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth. Frank never lies to his schoolmates, he always tells the truth to adults, and he's always honest with police officers. The balancing act of finding tact, that fine line between telling the truth and telling too much truth, is the main theme of this story, and it's very funny—although not necessarily to his friend Dotti whose freckles remind Frank of the Big Dipper, or to the teacher who hears that her breath smells like onions, or to the principal who is told that his toupee looks like a weasel. No one is quite as impressed with Frank's honesty as he thinks they should be. He is sweet and straightforward, and, well, very frank, but with everyone annoyed at him, Frank is now honestly unhappy. He decides to visit his confidante and pal, Grandpa Ernest, who has a history of frankness himself. With a few lessons from Grandpa, Frank begins to understand that...
Target Audience Note: Text Difficulty K - Text Difficulty 2
LG/Lower grades (K-3rd)
3.3 ATOS Level
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. Chicago : Flashlight Press, 2013. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 5983 KB).
Subject: Juvenile Fiction.
Juvenile Literature.
Genre: Electronic books.

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