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Benjamin Parzybok: IMG A Brief History of Video Games Played by Mayors, Presidents, and Emperors



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The Black Pearl (Yearling Newbery)

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Ramon has just found a pearl in an oyster hes brought up from an underwater cave where the Manta Diablo, the monster devilfish, lurks. But neither Ramon nor his father can foresee the trouble a pearl can bring.

About the Author

Scott O'Dell was born in Los Angeles, California, on May 23, 1898. He attended Occidental College, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Stanford University, and University of Rome. He worked as a technical director for Paramount, a cameraman for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, and a book editor of a Los Angeles newspaper before serving in the United States Air Force during World War II. The recipient of numerous book awards, he established the Scott O'Dell award for historical fiction in 1981. He died on October 15, 1989.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780440411468
Author:
O'Dell, Scott
Publisher:
Yearling
Location:
New York
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - General
Subject:
Pirates
Subject:
Baja California
Subject:
Pearl diving
Subject:
Action & Adventure - General
Subject:
Baja California (Mexico) Fiction.
Subject:
Pearl diving -- Fiction.
Series:
Yearling Newbery
Series Volume:
730-K
Publication Date:
19960201
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 5
Language:
English
Pages:
112
Dimensions:
7.70x5.18x.29 in. .19 lbs.
Age Level:
10-14

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