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Song of the swallows

Leo Politi

Song of the swallows

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Published by J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Missions,
  • Swallows,
  • Fiction,
  • Mexican Americans,
  • Songbirds,
  • Mission San Juan Capistrano

  • About the Edition

    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.

    Edition Notes

    Caldecott Medal, 1950.

    Statementby Leo Politi
    ContributionsJ. Paul Getty Museum
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.P753 So 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25147321M
    ISBN 109780892369898
    LC Control Number2009924371


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