Letting Swift River go by Jane Yolen

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Published by Little, Brown in Boston .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Country life -- Juvenile fiction,
  • Change -- Juvenile fiction,
  • Swift River (Mass.) -- Juvenile fiction,
  • Massachusetts -- Juvenile fiction

About the Edition

Relates Sally Jane"s experience of changing times in rural America, as she lives through the drowning of the Swift River towns in western Massachusetts to form the Quabbin Reservoir.

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Book details

StatementJane Yolen ; illustrated by Barbara Cooney.
GenreJuvenile fiction.
ContributionsCooney, Barbara, 1917- ill.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.Y78 Le 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination[32] p. :
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22123542M
ISBN 100316968609

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