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World"s worst fires

by Janey Levy

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Published by Rosen Pub. Group"s PowerKids Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wildfires -- Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJaney Levy.
    GenreJuvenile literature.
    SeriesDeadly disasters
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSD421.23 .L48 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19999618M
    ISBN 109781404245150
    LC Control Number2008010042
    OCLC/WorldCa213080662

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