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Author Gerstein, Mordicai.

Title Sparrow Jack / Mordicai Gerstein.

Imprint New York : Frances Foster Books/Farrar Straus Giroux, 2003.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Children's Fiction    jO GERSTEIN,MOR    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 28 cm.
Summary In 1868, John Bardsley, an immigrant from England, brought one thousand sparrows from his home country back to Philadelphia, where he hoped they would help save the trees from the inch-worms that were destroying them. Based on a true story.
Subject Bardsley, John -- Juvenile fiction.
Bardsley, John -- Fiction.
Sparrows -- Fiction.
Immigrants -- Fiction.
Philadelphia (Pa.) -- History -- Fiction.
Pennsylvania -- History -- 1865- -- Fiction.
ISBN 0374371393

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