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Home to Medicine Mountain by Chiori Santiago

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Published by Children"s Book Press in San Francisco, Calif .
Written in English



  • California


  • Maidu Indians -- Juvenile fiction.,
  • Maidu Indians -- Fiction.,
  • Boarding schools -- Fiction.,
  • Indians of North America -- California -- Fiction.

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Two young Maidu Indian brothers sent to live at a government-run Indian residential school in California in the 1930s find a way to escape and return home for the summer.

Edition Notes

Statementwritten by Chiori Santiago ; illustrated by Judith Lowry.
ContributionsLowry, Judith, ill.
LC ClassificationsE99.M18 S36 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination30 p. :
Number of Pages30
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL703683M
ISBN 100892391553
LC Control Number97052987

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