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Pandemics by Jacqueline Langwith

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Published by Greenhaven Press in Farmington Hills, MI .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Epidemics,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / Health & Daily Living / Diseases, Illnesses & Injuries

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementJacqueline Langwith, editor
SeriesAt issue
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRA653.5 .P368 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25018415M
ISBN 109780737755886, 9780737755893
LC Control Number2011029279

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