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Story Stats

Rating: 4
Grade Level: 4, 5, 6, 7
Page count: 5



Appeared in

Her Stories: African American Folktales, Fiary Tales and True Tales

Story Summary

When a cabin of women, old and young, ignore a knock because they know it's a beggar, the knock gets louder and angrier. They are ashamed but still don't help, and their selfishness turns them into owls.