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Song of the Swallows (1948)

by Leo Politi

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Sad when the swallows leave for the winter, young Juan prepares to welcome them back to the old California Mission at Capistrano on St. Joseph's Day the next spring.
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Although somewhat dated, this is a true story of the Mission San Juan Capistrano and the birds that return each year. The drawings are incredibly accurate, as are the descriptions of the celebrations that accompany their return each year. ( )
  lisaladdvt | Jun 30, 2019 |
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At the foot of the low and soft hills near the sea, lay the small village of Capistrano.
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