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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Gail Piernas-Davenport  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction

Audience: Children;

Born: in Chicago, Illinois


-- Website -- http://www.gpdavenport.com
-- Gail Piernas-Davenport on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=gail+piernas-davenport


Illinois Connection

Piernas-Davenport was born on Chicago's southside, grew up in Harvey, Illinois and currently lives in Chicago Heights, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information


Selected Titles At Your Library

Shanté Keys and the New Year's peas
ISBN: 0807573310. OCLC Number: 981991363

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When Shanté is sent to find black-eyed peas for her family's New Year's celebration, she learns about each of her neighbor's New Year's traditions in their home countries.

Shanté Keys and the New Year's peas /
ISBN: 0807573302. OCLC Number: 85017889

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When Shanté is sent to find black-eyed peas for her family's New Year's celebration, she learns about each of her neighbor's New Year's traditions in their home countries.

Additional Title Information

  • Shante Keys and the New Year's Peas

    , Albert Whitman and Company, 2007


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