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Christmas In The Big House

Christmas in the Quarters
  • 80 Pages
  • 3.57 MB
  • English
Scholastic Paperbacks
Holidays & Festivals - Christmas, Plantation life, History, Children"s 9-12 - Picturebooks, Social conditions, Juvenile Nonfiction, Juvenile literature, Children: Grades 3-4, Holidays & Celebrations - Christmas, Juvenile Nonfiction / Holidays & Festivals / Christmas, 19th century, Slaves, Southern States, Holidays & Celebrations - Christmas & Advent, Chri
ContributionsJohn Thompson (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7887655M
ISBN 100590430289
ISBN 139780590430289

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