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The summer solstice

Ellen B. Jackson

The summer solstice

by Ellen B. Jackson

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  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Millbrook Press in Brookfield, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Summer solstice -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Summer solstice.,
  • Festivals.

  • About the Edition

    Describes how different civilizations have celebrated the the day of the summer solstice.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementEllen Jackson ; illustrated by Jan Davey Ellis.
    GenreJuvenile literature.
    ContributionsEllis, Jan Davey, ill.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGT4995.S85 J33 2001
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23022441M
    ISBN 100761312838, 0761319859

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It occurs every year on June 21st and is when the Tropic of Cancer is closest to the sun. After Percy Jackson, the son of Poseidon, survived the hellhound's attack,   Directed by Giles Foster.

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