Hurricanes & Storms (Repairing the Damage) by Clint Twist

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Published by Evans Brothers .

Written in English

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  • Disasters,
  • Floods, hurricanes & tornadoes,
  • The environment,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9),
  • Science & Nature - Disasters,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction / Science & Nature / Disasters,
  • General,
  • Hurricanes,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Storms

Book details

The Physical Object
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9386120M
ISBN 10023751799X
ISBN 109780237517991

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