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And twelve Chinese acrobats by Jane Yolen

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Published by Philomel Books in New York .
Written in English


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When Wolf"s spirited older brother Lou, whom he idolizes, is sent away to military school in Kiev, life is not the same for the Yolen family.

Edition Notes

Other titlesAnd 12 Chinese acrobats.
StatementJane Yolen ; illustrated by Jean Gralley
ContributionsGralley, Jean, ill
LC ClassificationsPZ7.Y78 An 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination50 p. :
Number of Pages50
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24778828M
ISBN 100399226915
LC Control Number93005355

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