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Jackson Jones and the Curse of the Outlaw Rose

By: Mary Quattlebaum
Format: Trade Paperback
Imprint: Yearling
ISBN: 9780440421382
09/09/2008 - $5.99
Categories: People & Places - United States - African American,

JACKSON JONES CAN’T get away from roses. First his mother got him a plot at Rooter’s, a community garden where Jackson planted a rosebush of thorns and no blooms. Now Mr. K., a fellow gardener, enlists Jackson’s help to rustle up some rare old-time roses. The kind that grow in cemeteries! And no sooner do Jackson and his friend Reuben take the rose cutting home than Reuben’s gloom-and-doom talk of curses seems real.