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Published by Penns Valley Publishers in State College, Pa .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Pennsylvania.

Subjects:

  • Indians of North America -- Pennsylvania.,
  • Indians of North America -- Juvenile literature.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementwritten and illustrated by Lucille Wallower, assisted by Martha E. Trullinger.
GenreJuvenile literature.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE78.P4 W17
The Physical Object
Pagination93 p. :
Number of Pages93
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6196302M
LC Control Number56004026
OCLC/WorldCa3587180

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