A girl called Al

Cover of: A girl called Al | Constance C. Greene

Published by Dell Pub. Co. in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Friendship -- Fiction.,
  • City and town life -- Fiction.,
  • Children"s stories.

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A seventh-grade girl, her slightly fat girl friend, Al, and the assistant superintendent of their apartment building form a mutually needed friendship with the usual--and a few unusual--joys and sorrows.

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Book details

Statementby Constance C. Greene ; Illustrated by Byron Barton.
GenreFiction.
ContributionsBarton, Byron, ill.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.G8287 Gi
The Physical Object
Pagination127 p. :
Number of Pages127
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23649294M
ISBN 100440428106
ISBN 109780440428107
OCLC/WorldCa3768496

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