Mokhtar of the Atlas Mountains
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Mokhtar of the Atlas Mountains my village in Morocco by Elisabeth Thiebaut

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Published by Silver Burdett Co. in Morristown, N.J .
Written in English



  • Morocco


  • Morocco -- Social life and customs -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Morocco -- Social life and customs.

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Text and photographs chronicle the life of a young boy living in a village in the mountains of Morocco.

Edition Notes

Other titlesMy village in Morocco.
Statement[text translated and adapted by Bridget Daly].
SeriesA Silver Burdett library selection
ContributionsDaly, Bridget., Lafond, Philippe, ill.
LC ClassificationsDT312 .T4713 1985
The Physical Object
Pagination47 p. :
Number of Pages47
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3021922M
ISBN 100382090055
LC Control Number85002128

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