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Boss of the pool / Robin Klein
Bib ID 2169181
Format BookBook
Author
Klein, Robin, 1936-
 
Description Adelaide : Omnibus in association with Penguin, 1986 
68 p : ill. ; 20 cm. 
ISBN 0140322469
Series

Marcie Muir collection of Australian children's books.

Summary

Shelley feels uncomfortable around the handicapped people from the hostel where her mother works, but when circumstances lead her to teaching the retarded Ben to swim, she learns some lessons about life and herself.

Notes

First published: Adelaide : Omnibus, 1986.

"An Omnibus/Puffin book'.

For children.

Cited In

White, v. 2, 4694

Subjects Children with disabilities -- Juvenile fiction.  |  Single-parent families -- Juvenile fiction.  |  Mothers and daughters -- Juvenile fiction.
Form/genre Didactic fiction.  |  Children's stories, Australian.

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