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O Jerusalem

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Published by Scholastic, Inc. in New York .
Written in English



  • Jerusalem


  • Children"s poetry, American,
  • American poetry,
  • Jerusalem -- Juvenile poetry,
  • Jerusalem -- Poetry

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A poetic tribute to Jerusalem, in honor of the 3000th anniversary of its founding, celebrating its history as a holy city for three major religions.

Edition Notes

Statementby Jane Yolen ; illustrated by John Thompson.
ContributionsThompson, John, 1940- ill.
LC ClassificationsPS3575.O43 O3 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1274482M
ISBN 100590484265, 0590484273
LC Control Number95006013

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