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Popo and Fifina by Arna Wendell Bontemps

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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ContributionsE. Simms Campbell (Illustrator), Arnold Rampersad (Introduction)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7389378M
ISBN 100195139399
ISBN 109780195139396
OCLC/WorldCa28214971

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Popo and Fifina move from the country to a village in Haiti where Papa Jean plans to earn a living as a fisherman This banner text can have markup. texts All Books All Texts latest This Pages: The book was published during the depression and quite a few very young kids worked in this country as well. The story finishes up on an outing of the larger family (uncle’s family as well as Popo and Fifina’s family) all go to visit the Cap Haiti lighthouse, and we witness the arrival of the rainy season on the same day.   In striving to enrich the lives of all readers, TeachingBooks supports the First Amendment and celebrates the right to read.   Book Overview This collaboration between Harlem Renaissance writers Arna Bontemps and Langston Hughes is an early African-Aamerican classic and a milestone in the history of literature for children. In this novel for young people, Popo and Fifina leave their home in the hills of Haiti to move with theirparents to a town by the sea.