[PW] ?Fifties novel about a foreign exchange student from South America

Mulder, James mulder at missouriwestern.edu
Fri Sep 20 06:19:59 PDT 2019

If this was about a white South African exchange student living with a
black family it may be related to the Disney movie, the Color of
Friendship.  But this happened in the 1970's.


Jim Mulder
Information Services Librarian
Missouri Western State University

On Thu, Sep 19, 2019 at 9:05 PM John Henderson <jrhenderson9 at gmail.com>

> A friend has asked me for help in trying to locate a book that would
> have been published in the mid-fifties. It was included in her Disney
> Book a Month Club collection. It was a story about an exchange student
> from South America to the US, and it became her guiding star!! So far,
> those are the details from her I have.
> She was interested in either finding out the name of the book or at
> least learning of resources were she could make an enquiry "to find
> something that esoteric."
> I've gone to Google Books and find no novels about exchange students
> written in the 1950s. Does it sound familiar to anyone? I haven't kept
> up with the online resources for people to ask about forgotten books
> and am not sure what the recommended ones are these days.
> John Henderson
> librarian, retired
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