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The snake-stone

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Orchard Books , New York
Birthmothers -- Fiction, Adoption -- Fiction, Diving -- Fi
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While searching for his birthmother, fifteen-year-old James, a championship diver, discovers who his real parents are and where his real home is.

StatementBerlie Doherty.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.D6947 Sl 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination166 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL799801M
ISBN 100531095126, 0531088626
LC Control Number95036070

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