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8 edition of The big mama stories found in the catalog.

The big mama stories

by Shay Youngblood

  • 156 Want to read
  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Firebrand Books in Ithaca, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Southern States
    • Subjects:
    • African American women -- Fiction,
    • Southern States -- Social life and customs -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      StatementShay Youngblood.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3575.O8535 B5 1989
      The Physical Object
      Pagination106 p. ;
      Number of Pages106
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2183531M
      ISBN 100932379583, 0932379575
      LC Control Number89001315

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        Jimmy Fallon lives in New York City with his wife, Nancy, and their two daughters, Winnie and Franny. He received glowing reviews for Your Baby's First Word Will Be DADA, but when he looked around his house and realized everything was MAMA, he went back to you have a three-year-old, they'll love the pictures. And if you have a one-year-old, they'll love how it : Feiwel & Friends. Mama, whose name is Mary Logan, is a schoolteacher who believes that the status quo of racism shouldn’t be accepted, so she teaches her students radical material about slavery—material that isn’t included in the textbooks.

      A collection of sight word readers for beginning readers to practice sight words. The Steamer Sprague: this is the story of Big Mama, the largest steam towboat the world has known. She now belongs to Vicksburg, Miss.


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