South Bronx diary-- keep out! by Nancy Ryals

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Published by Home Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention in Atlanta, Ga .

Written in English

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  • Clergy -- Fiction,
  • Missionaries -- Fiction,
  • Baptists -- Fiction,
  • Christian life -- Fiction,
  • Jamaican Americans -- Fiction,
  • Diaries -- Fiction,
  • Bronx (New York, N.Y.) -- Fiction

About the Edition

Presents a fictionalized diary of ten-year-old Kim Simpson, whose father is a Southern Baptist home missionary and pastor of two churches in the South Bronx.

Edition Notes

Book details

Statementwritten by Nancy Ryals and illustrated by Brenda Losey.
ContributionsLosey, Brenda, ill.
LC ClassificationsPZ7.R94758 So 1981
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23705859M
LC Control Number81183124

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