Black world in literature for children

a bibliography of print and non-print materials by Joyce White Mills

Publisher: Atlanta University, School of Library Service in Atlanta

Written in English
Published: Pages: 42 Downloads: 160
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Subjects:

  • African Americans -- Juvenile literature -- Bibliography.,
  • Blacks -- Juvenile literature -- Bibliography.,
  • Africa -- Juvenile literature -- Bibliography.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementedited by Joyce White Mills.
GenreBibliography.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsZ1361.N39 M52, E185 M52
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 42 p. :
Number of Pages42
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5258065M
LC Control Number75331579

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