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The Singing Man: Adapted from a West African Folktale
By Terea Shaffer (illustrator) and Angela Shelf Medearis
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Holiday House
Publication date September 1, 1994
Binding School and Library
Book category Easy Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780823411030
ISBN-10 0823411036
Dimensions 0.25 by 9.25 by 10.25 in.
Weight 0.90 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $17.95
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Summary
A rewarding tale from West Africa tells the story of one of three brothers who wants to be a musician, is forced to leave home, and meets a traveling praise singer who helps him realize his dream.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: A couple's youngest son is forced to leave his West African village because he chooses music over the more practical occupations of his brothers, but years later he returns to show the wisdom of his choice.

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Paperback
Book cover for 9780823412082
 
Reprint edition from Holiday House (October 1, 1995)
9780823412082 | details & prices | 10.00 × 9.00 × 0.25 in. | 0.35 lbs | List price $6.95
About: A couple's youngest son is forced to leave his West African village because he chooses music over the more practical occupations of his brothers, but years later he returns to show the wisdom of his choice.
School and Library
Book cover for 9780823411030
 
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from Holiday House (September 1, 1994)
9780823411030 | details & prices | 9.25 × 10.25 × 0.25 in. | Rec. grade levels 2-3 | 0.90 lbs | List price $17.95
About: A couple's youngest son is forced to leave his West African village because he chooses music over the more practical occupations of his brothers, but years later he returns to show the wisdom of his choice

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