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Published by Capstone Press in Mankato, Minn .
Written in English


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Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby Jennifer M. Besel.
GenreJuvenile literature
SeriesFirst facts. Extreme planet
LC ClassificationsQC981.8.C53 B475 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23614149M
ISBN 109781429639644
LC Control Number2009026039

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