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Published by Creative Education in Mankato, MN .
Written in English


  • Juvenile literature,
  • Technological innovations,
  • Exploration

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby Diane Bailey
SeriesWhat"s next?
LC ClassificationsQB500.22 .B348 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25067057M
ISBN 109781608182237
LC Control Number2011040508

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