Don't Split the Pole: Tales of Down-Home Folk Wisdom by Eleanora E. Tate
ISBN: 978-1- 4917-3267- 0
Available at www.Amazon.com
Don't Split the Pole: Tales of Down-Home Folk Wisdom has been re-issued! These seven lively stories, based on popular sayings and proverbs, have their own unique spin and, according to Publishers Weekly in its starred review, "are unconventional and exuberant." These stories are for old and young, teachers, folklorists, storytellers, writers developing story technique, and anyone else looking for a good read.
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Eleanora E. Tate is also the author of The Secret of Gumbo Grove; Thank You, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.!; A Blessing in Disguise; The Minstrel's Melody; Front Porch Stories at the One-Room School; African American Musicians; Retold African Myths; To Be Free; and Celeste's Harlem Renaissance. Her book Just an Overnight Guest was adapted into an award-winning television film. She has written numerous stories and essays for additional short story collections and magazines, including American Girl and Scholastic Storyworks. She is on the faculty of the Hamline University (St. Paul, MN) Creative Writing Program in its masters degree seeking program "Creative Writing for Children and Young Adults." Her latest essay, "Harking Back to Hargett Street," joins twenty-six other North Carolina writers in the popular anthology Twenty-seven Views of Raleigh (Eno Publishers, 2013).