The Turkey Girl A Zuni Cinderella Story by Penny Pollock

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Published by Little, Brown Young Readers .

Written in English

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  • Juvenile Fiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 4-8 Fiction,
  • Children: Grades 1-2,
  • Fairy Tales & Folklore - Native American,
  • Legends, Myths, & Fables - General,
  • Juvenile Fiction / Ethnic / Native American,
  • People & Places - United States - Native American,
  • Cinderella (Tale),
  • Folklore,
  • Indians of North America,
  • New Mexico,
  • Zuni Indians

Edition Notes

Book details

ContributionsEd Young (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9659172M
ISBN 100316713147
ISBN 109780316713146

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