Central America (Flashpoints)

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Published by Smart Apple Media .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • History,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction,
  • People & Places - Central & South America,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9),
  • Juvenile literature,
  • History - Central & South America,
  • Children"s 9-12,
  • Central America

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatLibrary binding
Number of Pages44
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8790278M
ISBN 101583406093
ISBN 109781583406090

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