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Song of the swallows

Song of the swallows

Author: Leo Politi
Publisher: New York : Charles Scribner's Sons, [1949] ©1948
Series: Caldecott Medal Book, 1950.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
Sad when the swallows leave for the winter, young Juan prepares to welcome them back to the old California Mission at Capistrano on St. Joseph's Day the next spring.
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Genre/Form: Fictional Work
Caldecott Medal
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Politi, Leo, 1908-1996.
Song of the swallows.
New York, C. Scribner's Sons, ©1949
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leo Politi
ISBN: 9780892369898 0892369892 0684188317 9780684188317 0684923092 9780684923093
OCLC Number: 217494
Awards: Caldecott Medal, 1950
Target Audience: AD690L
Description: 32 unnumbered pages : color illustrations, music ; 26 cm
Series Title: Caldecott Medal Book, 1950.
Responsibility: Leo Politi.
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Tells the story of the yearly return of the swallows to the Mission San Juan Capistrano through the eyes of a small child, Julian, the bell ringer of the Mission. This book includes the music and  Read more...


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