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Sugar Among the Chickens

Story Stats

Rating: 4
Grade Level: 5
Page count: 19

Author

Lewis
Nordan

Appeared in

Fishing for Chickens: Short Stories About Rural Youth

Story Summary

With nothing else to do and no lake close at hand, Sugar Mecklin decides to fish for chickens. Unfortunately no chickens take the bait until he wins a new Zebco reel and pole that enables him to catch his first rooster with hilarious results.