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Zeely by Virginia Hamilton

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Published by Aladdin Books in New York .
Written in English


  • Afro-Americans -- Fiction.

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Summary, Geeder"s summer at her uncle"s farm is made special because of her friendship with a very tall, composed woman who raises hogs and who closely resembles the magazine photograph of a Watutsi queen.

Edition Notes

Statementby Virginia Hamilton ; illustrated by Symeon Shimin.
ContributionsShimin, Symeon, ill.
LC ClassificationsPZ7.H1828
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21620307M
ISBN 100689711107

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