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The walls of Cartagena

Author: Julia Durango; Tom Pohrt
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Thirteen-year-old Calepino, an African slave in the seventeenth-century Caribbean city of Cartagena, works as a translator for a Jesuit priest who tends to newly-arrived slaves and, after working for a Jewish doctor in a leper colony and helping an Angolan boy and his mother escape, he realizes his true calling.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Julia Durango; Tom Pohrt
ISBN: 9781416941026 1416941029
OCLC Number: 180756421
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection
Target Audience: 870; Ages 8-12.
Description: 152 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
Responsibility: by Julia Durango ; illustrated by Tom Pohrt.

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Thirteen-year-old Calepino, an African slave in the seventeenth-century Caribbean city of Cartagena, works as a translator for a Jesuit priest who tends to newly-arrived slaves and, after working for a Jewish doctor in a leper colony and helping an Angolan boy and his mother escape, he realizes his true calling.

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