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Fooled you! : fakes and hoaxes through the years / Elaine Pascoe ; with illustrations by Laurie Keller.

Pascoe, Elaine. (Author). Keller, Laurie, (illustrator.).
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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library J 001.9 PAS (Text) 39206019623170 J Non-Fiction Available -
Newburgh Chandler PL - Downtown Newburgh J 001.9 PAS (Text) 39206019623196 J Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0805075283 (alk. paper) :
  • Physical Description: viii, 87 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Henry Holt, 2005.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 86-87).
Formatted Contents Note:
The daring balloonists -- The lost princess -- The Fejee mermaid -- The stone giant -- The marvelous machine -- The missing link -- The fraudulent fairies -- The brass plate -- The creature in the woods -- The sign in the field -- Snowball.
Summary, etc.:
Chapters on 11 infamous hoaxes from the 1800s to the present, exploring the stories behind them and pondering why people are so easily fooled.
Target Audience Note:
900L Lexile
Subject: Impostors and imposture > Juvenile literature.
Impostors and imposture.

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