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Bright April by Marguerite De Angeli

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Published by Junior Literary Guild, Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English



  • Philadelphia (Pa.)


  • African Americans -- Fiction,
  • African Americans -- Juvenile fiction,
  • Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Juvenile fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementMarguerite de Angeli.
GenreFiction., Juvenile fiction.
LC ClassificationsPZ7.D35 Br
The Physical Object
Pagination86 p. :
Number of Pages86
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6498345M
LC Control Number46005341

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