The day the circus came to town by Melody Carlson

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Published by Crossway Books in Wheaton, IL .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Circus -- Fiction.,
  • Peer pressure -- Fiction.

About the Edition

After other boys ridicule the idea of going to the circus, Seth almost passes up the chance to see one for the first time.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementMelody Carlson ; illustrations by Ned Butterfield.
GenreFiction.
ContributionsButterfield, Ned, ill.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.C16637 Day 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination31 p. :
Number of Pages31
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL58901M
ISBN 10158134158X
LC Control Number99086595
OCLC/WorldCa43397802

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