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The elephant in the dark

Carol Carrick

The elephant in the dark

by Carol Carrick

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  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Clarion Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Elephants -- Juvenile fiction,
  • Orphans -- Juvenile fiction,
  • Massachusetts -- Juvenile fiction

  • About the Edition

    Through training an elephant, the first ever seen in early 1800"s Massachusetts, orphan Will begins to feel important for the first time in his life.

    Edition Notes

    j-131,521

    Statementby Carol Carrick ; pictures by Donald Carrick.
    GenreJuvenile fiction
    ContributionsCarrick, Donald.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination135 p. :
    Number of Pages135
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23259651M
    ISBN 100899197574
    OCLC/WorldCa17441653

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