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Solomon"s tree by Andrea Spalding

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Published by Orca Book Publishers in Victoria, BC, Custer, WA .
Written in English



  • Indians of North America,
  • Canada


  • Trees -- Fiction,
  • Masks -- Fiction,
  • Grief -- Fiction,
  • Uncles -- Fiction,
  • Tsimshian Indians -- Fiction,
  • Indians of North America -- British Columbia -- Fiction,
  • Canada -- Fiction

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Young Solomon is devastated when his favorite maple tree falls in a storm but the experience of helping his uncle make a mask teaches him to deal with his grief.

Edition Notes

Statementwritten by Andrea Spalding ; illustrated by Janet Wilson ; mask and Tsimpshian designs by Victor Reece.
ContributionsWilson, Janet, 1952- ill., Reece, Victor.
LC ClassificationsPZ7.S7319 So 2002
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3572987M
ISBN 10155143217X
LC Control Number2002104082

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