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The pearl

Author: Gregory McElwain; John Steinbeck
Publisher: Harlow : Pearson Education, 2001.
Series: Penguin readers., Level 3.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Kino finds a pearl as large as the egg of a seabird and thinks it will make him rich and save his family from poverty. But the misfortune it brings changes the life of the family forever. Includes activities.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gregory McElwain; John Steinbeck
ISBN: 0582434688 9780582434684
OCLC Number: 52265335
Description: vii, 55 pages : color illustrations ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Penguin readers., Level 3.
Responsibility: John Steinbeck ; retold by Gregory McElwain.

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Kino finds a pearl as large as a seagull's egg which he thinks will save his family from poverty. But the pearl is merely what they think they want instead of what they need. The misfortune it brings  Read more...

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