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Hayes, Joe Juan Verdades: The Man Who Couldn't Tell a Lie.

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 0-430-29311-1. New York New York, state, United States
New York, Middle Atlantic state of the United States. It is bordered by Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and the Atlantic Ocean (E), New Jersey and Pennsylvania (S), Lakes Erie and Ontario and the Canadian province of
: Scholastic, 2001. 32 pp. $16.95. In this retelling of "The Faithful Servant," a traditional folktale folktale, general term for any of numerous varieties of traditional narrative. The telling of stories appears to be a cultural universal, common to primitive and complex societies alike. , wealthy ranchero ran·che·ro  
n. pl. ran·che·ros Southwestern U.S.
A ranch owner; a rancher.



[American Spanish, from rancho, small ranch; see ranch.]
 Don Ignacio has total faith in the honesty of his foreman, Juan Verdades. So confident is he of Juan's honesty, Don Ignacio even wagers his ranch on Juan's inability to tell a lie. Beautiful Araceli puts Juan's integrity to a difficult test, but her temptation cannot compromise his honesty. Exquisite illustrations of the old American Southwest enhance the narrative. Ages 7 up. Reviewed by Eileen L. Shultz, Kutztown University of PA
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Author:Shultz, Eileen L.
Publication:Childhood Education
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Date:Aug 6, 2002
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