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The African Mask
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Publisher Backinprint.Com
Publication date April 30, 2005
Pages 146
Binding Paperback
Book category Juvenile Fiction
ISBN-13 9780595351619
ISBN-10 0595351611
Dimensions 0.30 by 5 by 7.75 in.
Weight 0.35 lbs.
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Original list price $10.95
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Summaries and Reviews description: Product Description: Twelve-year-old Layo has no thoughts of marriage. Her joy lies in making pottery, and she greatly admirers her grandmother's success in that art. When her parents demand that she leave her sleepy little village and visit the bustling city to meet her betrothed, she sees her dream slipping away."Notable Book" of the 1995 African Studies Association Children's Book Award."Vivid recreation of 11th century Africa."-Kirkus Review"The book contains delightful girlish secrets, friendships, romance, and mystery, as well as details of the customs of an ancient culture known for bronze and terra-cotta work."-The Horn Book Guide

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from Clarion Books (May 1, 1994)
9780395672952 | details & prices | 125 pages | 6.00 × 8.50 × 0.75 in. | Rec. grade levels 7-9 | 0.65 lbs | List price $16.00
About: Twelve-year-old Layo, a Yoruba girl living in the area of eleventh-century Africa which is now Nigeria, attempts to reject the man who has been chosen to be her husband
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from Backinprint.Com (April 30, 2005)
9780595351619 | details & prices | 146 pages | 5.00 × 7.75 × 0.30 in. | 0.35 lbs | List price $10.95
About: Twelve-year-old Layo has no thoughts of marriage.

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