Lu and the Swamp Ghost [With CD] (Hardcover)
Atheneum Books, 9780689865602, 40pp.
Publication Date: August 1, 2004
-- James Carville
Mama always said, "You're never poor if you have a loving family and one good friend." Well, Lu has a family but no friend -- so maybe she is just a "little" poor. How all changes one day down on the Louisiana bayou -- when Lu comes face-to-face with a for-real, live swamp ghost -- is at the heart of this flavorful, funny..."and" compassionate story.
Meet a girl with lots of pluck and plenty of courage in this Depression-era tale that's based on an episode in the childhood of James Carville's mother.