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Drought (Disasters in Nature)

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Published by Heinemann .
Written in English


  • Science & Nature - Disasters,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction,
  • Children: Grades 4-6,
  • Nature - Weather/Natural Disasters,
  • Droughts,
  • Juvenile literature

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatLibrary binding
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8745774M
ISBN 10157572426X
ISBN 109781575724263

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