Epossumondas Plays Possum
Harcourt Children's Books
Forgetting his mother's warnings, Epossumondas goes into the swamp alone then must pretend to be dead time and again as he hears frightening sounds and fears they are being made by the dreaded loup garou.
Racial Diversity; Interracial; interracial family
Opossum / White
Anne Izard Storytellers' Choice Award, 2011, Winner
Audie Award, 2011, Finalist, Children's Titles (for Up to Age 8)
School Library Journal Best Books, 2009 Children's Book
School Library Journal Book Review Stars, 2009
lost; fear; swamp; Louisana; opossum; butterfly; swamp critters; buzzard
Salley, Coleen, "Epossumondas Plays Possum" (2009). Diverse Families. 1868.