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How Night Came from the Sea: A Story from Brazil
By Mary-Joan Gerson and Carla Golembe (illustrator)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Little Brown & Co
Publication date September 1, 1994
Binding School and Library
Book category Easy Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780316308557
ISBN-10 0316308552
Dimensions 0.50 by 9 by 11 in.
Weight 0.80 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $15.95
Other format details juvenile
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Summaries and Reviews
A beautifully illustrated retelling of a Brazilian tale linking Brazil's African heritage with a history of slavery recounts how an African goddess brings the gift of night to the hardworking people of Brazil. description: Product Description: A Brazilian story with African roots, this book tells how an ancient African sea goddess brought the gift of night to the land of daylight. This story evokes the beauty, rather than the terror, of the night, and is also about finding peace and hope in a new land.

School and Library
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9780316308557 | details & prices | 9.00 × 11.00 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels 1-2 | 0.80 lbs | List price $15.95
About: An adaptation of a Brazilian tale explaining how night came to the land of daylight, bringing rest and refreshment to living things.

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