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Useful Fools

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Published by Dutton Juvenile .
Written in English


  • Historical - Military & Wars,
  • People & Places - Central & South America,
  • Social Issues - Homelessness & Poverty,
  • Juvenile Fiction / People & Places / Central & South America,
  • Juvenile Fiction,
  • Children"s Books - Young Adult Fiction,
  • Family life,
  • Fiction,
  • Peru,
  • Violence,
  • War,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9)

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages262
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10440346M
ISBN 100525478140
ISBN 109780525478140

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